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Some nurses can prescribe medication in Counties Manukau

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Latest News 5 July 2019 | Some Counties Manukau nurses working in the community now have the authority to issue over the counter prescriptions under a programme launched today.

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Low-cost dental care soon available to Counties Manukau residents

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Latest News 27 June 2019 | Counties Manukau residents will soon have access to low-cost treatment at a new dental facility on the grounds of the Manukau SuperClinic.

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Manurewa local owes life to bowel screening test

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Latest News 24 June 2019 | A Manurewa resident owes his life to the National Bowel Screening Programme, which was launched in Counties Manukau a year ago.

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Counties Manukau Health providing mental health and addiction support in schools and primary care

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Media Release 11 June 2019 | Counties Manukau Health’s (CM Health) four integrated locality care (ILoC) teams are supporting primary care professionals to respond more effectively to the mental health...

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Former smoker urges people to quit now

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Latest News 31 May 2019 | “Don’t wait another second, quit now”, is Patrick McManus’ message to smokers.

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Reducing the use of blood for better patient outcomes

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Latest News 30 April 2019 | In early 2018, Counties Manukau Health initiated a patient blood management (PBM) programme that saved around 600 blood units during that year.

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Counties Manukau Health re-sending appointment letters following mail theft

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Media Release 26 April 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is re-sending appointment letters to East Auckland, Papatoetoe and Otara patients affected by the junior doctors strike next week, following the...

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Strikes unnecessary now facilitation in place

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Media Release All DHBs 24 April 2019 | DHBs are urging resident medical officers to withdraw planned strike action and let the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) do its job.

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Plans in place for junior doctors strike

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Media Release 23 April 2019 | Counties Manukau District Health Board has full contingency plans in place ahead of planned industrial action by some junior doctors from 8am Monday, 29...

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DHBs welcome the ERA’s decision to grant facilitation

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Media Release All DHBs 15 April 2019 | DHBs welcome the Employment Relations Authority's decision to grant facilitation.

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