Don’t Let the Flu Knock You…
With winter just around the corner, health
professionals are encouraging the public the get the flu vaccination
vaccine now before the disease enters the community. It can take up to
two weeks to develop immunity from the vaccine, which is now available
at medical centres. The vaccine is available for free from your family
doctor or nurse for New Zealanders at high risk of complications.
Heart & Diabetes Checks…
Having a heart and diabetes check could save a life…
Yours. Heart disease and diabetes can be well managed, or even
prevented, if diagnosed early. Your doctor can calculate your risk of
developing these conditions in the next five years by asking you some
questions, checking your blood pressure and arranging a blood test.
Look after your health...
… Welcome to our new look newsletter. Message from our CEO - Read
about Target CLAB Zero, What is Achieving a Balance, NZ Health Innovation
Hub, Lab Service changes, Improved access to Community Ultrasound
Diagnostics and more...
Register now for The APAC Forum...
After ten years of using a ‘temporary’ logo, Counties Manukau District Health Board has introduced a new brand name and
new logo - but rest assured we will still provide the same excellent services and care you have come to expect. So what does it all mean
Delivering Sustainable Healthcare
Counties Manukau Health has 'gone green' and recently been awarded CEMARS® certification having committed to reducing the carbon footprint of Middlemore Hospital and Manukau Health Park through the Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS®)…
Visiting and supporting inpatients
In the past, hospital rules around visiting hours have been the same whether
you were a close family/whaanau member, distant relative or casual friend. This is changing. Counties Manukau Health will now be welcoming close
family/whaanau to the wards at any time, i.e. outside of ‘normal’ visiting hours. Visitors are welcome between 2pm and 8pm.
20 000 Days initiatives … Increasing
demand on health services is driving the need for improving the way we
keep our community healthy. Counties Manukau Health is working with other health
professionals and patients to anticipate and prevent acute health problems.…