Image: Past and present - Esme Green a former nurse of 15 years from 1947 at Middlemore Hospital with Graduate Nurse Robert Bowker as they try out the new facilities at Middlemore Hospital. 31 OCTOBER 2002, BRETT PHIBBS/NEW ZEALAND HERALD.
A friendly face with a bit of banter travels throughout Middlemore Hospital as mailroom clerk Jack Tutuvanu delivers the daily mail to staff on his hospital rounds. He never misses a moment to put a smile on someone’s face.
From the desk of Middlemore Clinical Trials CEO Edward Watson:In 2021, Middlemore Clinical Trials (MMCT) celebrated 20 years of partnership with Middlemore Hospital.
IMAGE: CM Health volunteers Gael and Robynne doing what they do best - helping patients and visitors at Middlemore Hospital. Gael is one of our volunteers who recently returned to her role after lockdown in August 2021 put a pause on the Counties Manukau Health volunteer service.
Demolition of Ward 2 at Middlemore Hospital, Esme Green 73 was the first student nurse at Ward 2 where she starts the demolition. 19OCT2000 Reporter: Fran Mold NZ HERALD PHOTOGRAPH by RICHARD ROBINSON
Demolition of Ward 2 at Middlemore Hospital
Esme Green, 73, was the first student nurse at Ward 2 where she starts the demolition.
19 OCTOBER 2000 Reporter: Fran Mold
NZ HERALD PHOTOGRAPH by RICHARD ROBINSON
Kidz First goup manager Nettie Knetsch, left, and clinical director Dr Wendy Walker pose in front of the newly completed Kidz First Children's Hospital at Middlemore Hospital. Photograph published with the article, 'Family Focused Care the Key . . . ', Manukau Courier, 5 December 2000, pp. 4-5.
From the archives, November 2001: Middlemore Hospital's Kidz First Inpatient Manager Marlene Stratton on her rounds
From the archives: Middlemore Hospital's Kidz First Inpatient Manager Marlene Stratton making one of her many rounds of the hospital during her hectic 10 hour day on 8 November 2001. #75yearsofmiddlemore
Reproduced with permission of NZME, the owner of The New Zealand Herald / Herald on Sunday.
Image: Dr Shankar Sankaran at the opening of the Bone Density ServiceDr Shankar Sankaran started working in Middlemore as a Senior Medical officer in the Services for Health of Older people in January 1996. "I'm dedicated to the welfare of the elderly.
Nurse Educator Karen Coubray is proud to be from a multi-generational Middlemore family. Some might say nursing runs in their blood as the legacy continues. "My connection to Middlemore started before I was even working here.
MEMORY LANE: After 50 years, Charlie Battensby returned to Middlemore Hospital, where nurse Cathy Williams is his guide. First patient has fond memories Fifty years ago today Private Charlie Battensby, of Raupo, 24km south-east of Dargaville, was the first patient admitted to the newly opened Middlemore Hospital.