Union action duplicitous
Media Release All DHB 29 March 2019 | District Health Board’s say the four-day strike threatened by the Resident Doctors’ Association is a cynical ploy by a union trying to cause maximum disruption to services to distract from the key issue at the heart of this dispute.
New Mental Health Team for Pukekohe
Latest news 28 March 2019 | A new Counties Manukau Health adult community mental health team launched this week at Pukekohe Hospital will provide easier access to mental health services for the local Franklin community.
Ethically speaking – tackling the big issues at CM Health
Media release 25 March 2019 | What happens when a person refuses life-saving treatment? How should clinicians talk to patients about limiting care when active treatment is not clearly indicated? These are some of the thorny questions regularly faced by Counties Manukau Health’s Clinical Ethics Advisory Committee (CEAC).
Counties Manukau Health appeals to community following attack on staff at Middlemore carpark
Media release 23 March 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is appealing to the local community for help following an unprovoked attack on two staff members earlier today. CM Chief Executive Margie Apa is appalled by the assaults which happened at 7. 05am this morning.
Sterile services get the job done
Latest news 21 March 2019 | When Aileen Derby started out as a sterile services technician in Te Kuiti Hospital 38 years ago, everything was done manually.
Free APP helps parents of preterm babies
Media release 18 March 2019 | A free APP is improving the experience of parents with babies in the Neonatal Unit at Counties Manukau Health’s Middlemore Hospital.
Measles - CM Health supports vaccination and vigilance
Latest News 14 March 2019 | Counties Manukau Health supports the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) messages about immunisation and vigilance in regards to measles.
Play specialists help ease the stress for kids in hospital
Media release 12 March 2019 | Within the playroom on Level One at Kidz First is a green “dinosaur mountain”.
Bladder cancer pilot producing results
Media release 5 March 2019 | A 12 month pilot programme testing for bladder cancer is achieving positive results for the Counties Manukau region. The Cx Bladder test is a non-invasive molecular based urine test for possible bladder cancer in patients’ presenting with blood in the urine (haematuria).