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CM Health to open new and innovative ward in time for winter demand

Posted by The Communications Team on 2 July 2018 |

Media release | Counties Manukau Health is opening a newly renovated 30-bed ward at Middlemore Hospital in order to meet the increased demand associated with winter.

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Next week’s nurses’ strike averted

Posted by Communications Team on 2 July 2018 |

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the country’s District Health Boards today agreed a revised offer that will be taken to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants next week.

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Revised offer to be considered by nurses

Posted by The Communications Team on 2 July 2018 |

Media release | District Health Boards have given NZNO a revised offer for its members to consider over the coming week.

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Life preserving services

Posted by The Communication Team on 28 June 2018 |

The DHBs and NZNO have been working collaboratively to mitigate risk to patients and staff during industrial action by ensuring staff with specialist clinical skills are available for emergency and essential services. 

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Steps to reduce Ophthalmology backlog

Posted by Communications Team on 20 June 2018 |

Efforts to reduce the backlog of patients needing eye treatment in Counties Manukau will continue on Saturday with the fourth in a series of “mega clinics” to be held at the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) SuperClinic in Manurewa.

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DHBs across the country prepare for industrial action

Posted by Communications Team on 20 June 2018 |

District Health Boards have begun implementing contingency plans following notice to strike by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

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CM Health appoints first community infectious disease/dermatology nurse

Posted by Communications Team on 19 June 2018 |

In a national first, Counties Manukau Health has created the role of community dermatology and infectious diseases nurse specialist.

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Spinal Cord Injury Registry releases first report

Posted by Communications Team on 28 May 2018 |

Falls, sports, and vehicle accidents are the leading causes of traumatic injuries among the 161 people covered by the New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury Registry’s first report, released yesterday by ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.

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Future of Galbraith building undecided

Posted by Communications Team on 21 May 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health has accepted independent reports that confirm the Galbraith building is ‘earthquake prone’.

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CMDHB welcomes Budget 2018

Posted by Communications Team on 18 May 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health welcomes Budget 2018, in particular the allocation of $750 million of new capital to DHBs for urgent building problems, improved access to healthcare for children through the extension of free visits to GPs to under-14-year-olds, and reduced cost of GP visits for those on modest incomes who are eligible for the Community Services Card.

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