Media releases

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New appointments to Waikato and Counties Manukau DHBs

Posted by Communications Team on 14 August 2018 |

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced new appointments to the Waikato and Counties Manukau District Health Boards.

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DHBs welcome ‘Yes’ vote

Posted by Communications Team on 7 August 2018 |

District Health Boards are promising to work with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation on the issues raised by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants during contract negotiations.

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Counties Manukau Health contacting patients following rare multi-drug resistant organism case

Posted by Communications Team on 1 August 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health is contacting approximately 200 Haematology Day Stay patients who may have come into contact with a patient who has tested positive for a multi-drug resistant organism.

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Revised offer to NZNO

Posted by Communications Team on 26 July 2018 |

District Health Boards have made a revised offer to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants.

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New CEO for Counties Manukau DHB

Posted by Communications Team on 24 July 2018 |

Fepulea’i Margie Apa has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Counties Manukau District Health Board, effective 3 September. 

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Nurses’ strike concludes

Posted by Communications Team on 13 July 2018 |

District Health Boards say they are returning to normal services following the 24-hour strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that ended at 7:00 this morning.

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Counties Manukau Health Update (as at 7pm)

Posted by Communications Team on 12 July 2018 |

  • Occupancy levels at Middlemore Hospital and Kidz First have remained busy but manageable throughout the day, despite the hospital continuing to provide essential and life preserving services.
  • The number of people attending our Emergency Department has been steady.
  • Please remember that although the nurses’ strike does not end until 7am Friday (13 July) people should not delay seeking medical treatment during this period.
  • If you are, or may be, seriously unwell you should still come to ED. If it is an emergency, call 111 immediately. 
  • For FREE health advice 24 hours a day, call Healthline on 0800 611 116.
  • CMDHB acknowledges and appreciates the commitment that has been shown by staff and volunteers.

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DHBs strike contingency response going to plan

Posted by Communications Team on 12 July 2018 |

District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the country’s hospitals are going to plan for the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that began at 7:00 am this morning.

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Nurses strike will go ahead on Thursday, 12 July

Posted by Communications Team on 10 July 2018 |

District Health Boards are disappointed nurses have rejected the revised offer recommended by their union after facilitation.

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The National Bowel Screening Programme has launched in Counties Manukau

Posted by Communications Team on 10 July 2018 |

The National Bowel Screening Programme has today been launched for the first time in Counties Manukau, with more than 65,000 residents being invited to participate in the programme which will be rolled out over the next two years.

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