Being Maaori, establishing connections (whakawhanuangatanga) is important to Karen Molyneux, one of our Allied Health Triage Clinicians based at Community Central in Lambie Drive and recently elected President Tangata Whenua for Occupational Therapy New Zealand, Whakaora Ngangahau (OTNZ WNA).
Tiaho Mai is the Acute Mental Health Unit based at Middlemore Hospital – its name means “the light that comes from the moon and the stars - shine here" in Te Reo Maaori.
After a long lockdown in Auckland, and a busy period as the spread of COVID-19 in the community adds pressure to our system, we are looking forward to the new protection framework coming into effect.
Since 2019 Middlemore Hospital has provided Hospital in the Home patient care, enabling some patients who are medically safe to leave hospital and complete their treatment in the comfort of their own home.
In metro Auckland today, the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre (NRHCC) is coordinating the support of 1,441 COVID-19 positive cases to safely isolate at home.
Patrick describes coming back to CM Health as ‘returning home’ and we wanted to find out - what else apart from his work drives Patrick – the answer – a 1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass named “Tammy”.
If you are of Maaori or Pacific Island descent, interested in training to be a Childbirth Educator and working at Counties Manukau Health once qualified, we have a great opportunity for you.
Clinical research plays a huge role in improving patient care and health outcomes. Middlemore Clinical Trials (MMCT) is giving health professionals at Counties Manukau Health more opportunities than ever to be involved in extraordinary innovation right on their doorstep.
Today is day 93 of Auckland’s lockdown, and while public health restrictions have changed and children are returning to school, we urge the community to remain vigilant, continue to follow the rules, and get fully vaccinated.
Today, 17 November, is Aotearoa Patient Safety Day, Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa, and the focus for the Health & Quality Safety Commission (HQSC) this year is maternal and newborn safety, focusing on safe and culturally responsive care.