Moving to a new country can be daunting for any whaanau let alone having a baby without your extended whaanau around you, but for Sue-Ann Groenewald her experience birthing her daughter at Pukekohe Birthing Unit couldn’t have gone better thanks to the support of her midwife and the local community.
Latest News 26 November 2020 | As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Auckland has donated 6000 face masks to Counties Manukau Health.
Finding out you're pregnant 11,000 kilometres away from home may be a daunting experience, but it was the complete opposite for 28-year-old Takanini local Maneet Kaur who was back in her hometown Bangalore, India attending her sister’s wedding. “It was an exciting time for my husband and I.
One of Counties Manukau Health’s leaders has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Pacific people. Clinical Nurse Director, Division of Medicine, Safaato’a (To’a) Fereti won the Pasifika Futures Health and Wellbeing Award at the 2020 SunPix Pacific People Awards recently.
Koke Aanauatasi is relishing her new role as a community health worker. The former Counties Manukau Health cleaner loves the opportunity to help people within her community.
Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) is developing a system of care for primary and community services to support people and whaanau living with long-term conditions (LTCs) that is the first of its kind.
From an early age, growing up in a large happy family in peaceful Nepal, Counties Manukau Health psychiatrist Dr Shishir Regmi knew he wanted to practice medicine. “There wasn’t a practising doctor in my family but I was inspired by our local doctor who cared for our community.
The metro Auckland DHBs (Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau) will operate seven community testing centres (CTCs) through the long weekend (24-26 October) to ensure our communities have good access to a COVID-19 test if they need one.
Two additional community testing centres (CTCs) are open on the North Shore in response to an advisory issued by Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). ARPHS is asking people who were at The Malt pub in Greenhithe on Friday night, 16 October, from 7.
For Papakura local 73-year-old Frances Stubbs, the 25th of June 2020 is a date she'll never forget. Not only would it have been her father's 100th birthday, it was also the date she underwent an operation to remove colon cancer.