Reducing the use of blood for better patient outcomes
Latest News 30 April 2019 | In early 2018, Counties Manukau Health initiated a patient blood management (PBM) programme that saved around 600 blood units during that year.
Counties Manukau Health re-sending appointment letters following mail theft
Media Release 26 April 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is re-sending appointment letters to East Auckland, Papatoetoe and Otara patients affected by the junior doctors strike next week, following the theft of a large amount of mail from a mail distribution centre in East Tamaki.
Strikes unnecessary now facilitation in place
Media Release All DHBs 24 April 2019 | DHBs are urging resident medical officers to withdraw planned strike action and let the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) do its job.
Intensive care patients cheered by bedside visits from four-legged friends
Latest News 24 April 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is offering dog therapy visits to intensive care patients at Middlemore Hospital.
Wanted Down Under – BBC visits CM Health
Counties Manukau Health has recently been a focus for the iconic British Broadcasting Corporation as it hosted participants for its popular TV show, Wanted Down Under.
Plans in place for junior doctors strike
Media Release 23 April 2019 | Counties Manukau District Health Board has full contingency plans in place ahead of planned industrial action by some junior doctors from 8am Monday, 29 April to 8am Saturday, 4 May.
NZRDA Bargaining – Q&As
What is the main sticking point in the negotiations? Progress has been made over the last few months and DHBs have removed or amended many of their claims – the NZRDA has also moved on some of its positions. This dispute is now about control of the work environment.
New Tiaho Mai service gets thumbs up from staff and users
Latest News 16 April 2019 | In the four months since Stage One of Counties Manukau Health’s Tiaho Mai Mental Health Unit was opened, staff report a positive change in service delivery.
DHBs welcome the ERA’s decision to grant facilitation
Media Release All DHBs 15 April 2019 | DHBs welcome the Employment Relations Authority's decision to grant facilitation. DHBs Spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says DHBs are available to meet as soon as possible.
Heavyweight support for Jammies in June
Latest News 15 April 2019 | Kiwi boxing hero Joseph Parker is lending his heavyweight support to Middlemore Foundation’s 2019 Jammies in June campaign for donations of pyjamas for children from disadvantaged communities.