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Orthopaedic Department takes the lead on reducing Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Posted by Team Counties on 23 May 2016 |

Every year over 100 patients at Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) develop a significant hospital-associated VTE in the form of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE). 

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Call for ROI: pregnancy and parenting education service

Posted by Communications Team on 17 May 2016 |

Counties Manukau DHB has issued a Registration of Interest (ROI) for Providers[1] to register their interest to deliver tailored targeted Pregnancy and Parenting Education services to pregnant women and their whaanau in Counties Manukau.

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Manukau SuperClinic gets new look shuttles after 17 years

Posted by Communications on 13 May 2016 |

Two new courtesy coaches have taken up duty at Manukau SuperClinic.

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2016 Nursing and Midwifery Awards

Posted by Penny Arrowsmith on 13 May 2016 |

Last night we celebrated excellence in two of our organisations’ core professions – nursing and midwifery.

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EDs frustrated by patients with minor injuries

Posted by Lucy Warhurst | health reporter at Newshub on 12 May 2016 |

Newshub.co.nz | Emergency departments around the country are under increasing strain, but up to 10 percent of ED visits may be unnecessary.

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ROI for pregnancy and parenting education service

Posted by Communications Team on 10 May 2016 |

We wish to advise that Counties Manukau DHB will be issuing a Registration of Interest (ROI) for Providers[1] to register their interest to deliver tailored targeted Pregnancy and Parenting Education services to pregnant women and their whaanau in Counties Manukau. The ROI will be released on the Government Electronic Tenders Service(GETS) website on Friday 13 May 2016.

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Middlemore pharmacist funds own trips to provide vital service in Fiji

Posted by Communications Team on 4 May 2016 |

Rajeshni Naidu gives a long-distance helping hand to those who need it most. 

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Team work pays off as call centre staff loose over 60kgs

Posted by Team Counties on 3 May 2016 |

“Since my arrival from the United Kingdom seven years ago, my weight has steadily increased by 15kg,” says Beverly Higham, customer services representative at the MSC call centre.  “My knees and hips hurt and I was getting uncomfortable.  Back in the UK, I was a member of Slimming World, and it was the comradery and accountability that kept me on the straight and narrow. Since being in NZ I’ve found it hard to find a weight loss programme that works for me, so when the opportunity came to join my colleagues in a weight loss challenge, I jumped at the chance.   

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Expressions of Interest - Consumer Representative

Posted by Renee Greaves | Patient & Whaanau Care Advisor on 29 April 2016 |

Specialised Rehabilitation and Community Wellbeing Group

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Regular tests advised as syphilis cases rise

Posted by Communications Team on 29 April 2016 |

Media Release | Auckland Regional Sexual Health Service is advising regular testing as infectious syphilis continues to rise in the Auckland region, particularly amongst men having sex with men. 

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