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Rapper Parris Goebel says stop it!

Posted by Communication Team on 23 February 2016 |

Manukau Courier - The Manukau Courier has joined forces with Counties Manukau Health to try to get visitors and patients to stop smoking outside Middlemore Hospital and the Manukau SuperClinic.

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How to lose your appetite, 90 per cent of your stomach and 80kg

Posted by Communications Team on 15 February 2016 | - Between the gobsmacking "before" and the barely-less gobsmacking "after", Nat How, a 30-year-old truckdriver of Otara, Auckland, lost his appetite and 90% of his stomach capacity. In a 90-minute, $15,000 operation in Manukau's SuperClinic, surgeon Richard Babor stapled and snipped How's stomach down from a 1.5-litre pouch to a thin tube the size and shape of a penlight, which can hold only 150ml. One year on from the operation, How is still learning how to use his re-tuned digestive system.

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Counties Manukau will launch a free shuttle service between key hospital sites

Posted by Communications Team on 28 January 2016 |

A new shuttle service will start on 15 February and allows patients to use the free parking available at the Manukau SuperClinic and then take the shuttle service to their appointment at Middlemore Hospital.

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Manukau man's hard work pays off

Posted by Communications Team on 18 December 2015 | - George Waiki Jr Cook classes himself as a medical 'middleman'.

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Clinic offers faster skin cancer treatment

Posted by Communications Team on 17 September 2015 |

Skin cancer patients will no longer have to wait months for treatment.  The plastic surgery department at Middlemore Hospital will start treating patients in its new "See and Treat" clinic at the beginning of November. 

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Congratulations to our CM Health cleaners

Posted by Geraint Martin on 7 May 2015 |

Now and then I come across a story of staff going the extra mile, whether it’s for their patients and colleagues or achieving personal and work milestones.  This week I’d like to recognise the 190 cleaners who have embarked on a Level 3 National Certificate in Cleaning and Caretaking.  This is the first, and largest intake of cleaners to undertake the course, not only locally but nationally.   I’m delighted to report that 55 cleaners have now graduated with many more to follow.

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