Do you know someone who should be our next Local Hero?

Local Heroes is an initiative designed to recognise and reward staff members who others feel have gone above and beyond in their service to other staff members, our patients, and their whaanau. Click onto the yellow star above to find out more, including our Local Heroes nomination form.

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April Winners

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Dianne Harper 

Administration Assistant - Birthing and Assessment (B&A)
"Dianne is the glue supporting the clinical staff in this stressful environment."

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Beverly Higham

Functional Specialist - Patient Information Service
"Beverly is unflappable, and her work is excellent"

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Petra Cunningham

Registered Nurse -The Memory Team
"Petra's kind, caring, and professional manner made the process as easy as possible for mum under the circumstances"

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Fakavamoeatu (Va) Lutui 

Acting Workforce & Health Gain Manager- Pacific Health Development
"Va is an inspiration and I am proud to work alongside her."

March Winners

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Atonina (Nina) Lemalu 

Lung Function Administrator, Respiratory Medicine
“We have an extremely low DNA rate, and this is thanks to her excellent communication with patients in making appointments, and explaining the tests so they feel comfortable in attending.”


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Microbiology team

“We are all exceptionally grateful to have a fantastic clinical team always going above and beyond to provide the best healthcare service. Thank you!”

BD recall team

BD recall team

“Dhairesh and his team have played an integral part in implementing strategies that were necessary to avoid disaster following the global BD consumables recall.“

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