Spinal Cord Injury Registry releases first report

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Media release 28 May 2018 | Falls, sports, and vehicle accidents are the leading causes of traumatic injuries among the 161 people covered by the New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury Registry’s first report, released yesterday by ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.

Launch of NZ Spinal Cord Impairment Strategy

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Media release 28 May 2018 | Every year in New Zealand around 130 to 180 people are diagnosed with spinal cord impairment (SCI). This can happen through injury, congenital cause or through a medical problem. Spinal cord impairment can affect babies, children and adults.

CMDHB welcomes Budget 2018

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Media release 18 May 2018 | Counties Manukau Health welcomes Budget 2018, in particular the allocation of $750 million of new capital to DHBs for urgent building problems, improved access to healthcare for children through the extension of free visits to GPs to under-14-year-olds, and reduced cost of GP visits...

Cessation of Patient Shuttle Service

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Media release 14 May 2018 | Counties Manukau Health will no longer be providing a free patient shuttle service to the Manukau SuperClinic, effective from 18 May 2018. The decision comes after demand for the service has been declining with increasing costs to keep the shuttles on the road.

Chair tours Middlemore site

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The new chair of Counties Manukau Health, Vui Mark Gosche, yesterday toured Middlemore site buildings, including the Galbraith and Scott buildings and KidzFirst. Next week (16 May) the Board will receive a report about the Galbraith building, including an expert, peer reviewed report about its earthquake status.