Response to Health and Disability Commissioner's decision
Media Release 29 June 2019 | Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) accepts the Health and Disability Commisioner’s (HDC) findings, released today, into the death of a patient at Middlemore Hospital in April, 2017.
CM Health has not requested NZ Defence Force Assistance
Media Release 26 July 2019 | Under no circumstances has Counties Manukau Health considered requesting assistance from the NZ Defence Force. The health and wellbeing of patients is our number one priority.
Union claims not in good faith
Media release 24 July 2019 | Comments made today by APEX (Allied Scientific and Technical union) that patients at Middlemore Hospital are waiting weeks for x-rays and CT scans because of staffing shortages are both alarmist and disappointing.
Award winning leader helping us tackle alcohol harm
Latest News 18 July 2019 | Maaori Warden David Ratū (Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua, Waikato, Ngaati Maniapoto), a member of the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Alcohol Harm Advisory Group has recently won the Minister of Health’s Health Volunteer of the Year Award for his dedication and relentless work…
Counties Manukau Health welcomes $14m investment
Media release 11 July 2019 | Counties Manukau Health Board Chairman, Vui Mark Gosche has welcomed the Government’s approval to invest $14. 6 million for two new facilities to provide additional High Dependency Dialysis facilities and a second Cardiac Catheter Laboratory (Cath Lab) at Middlemore Hospital.
New service supports Pacific Peoples' wellbeing
Latest News 10 July 2019 | The mental health needs of Counties Manukau’s Pacific Population will be better served under an initiative launched earlier this week. Faletoa is a new service which ensures culturally appropriate support for all Pacific people receiving treatment from CM Health’s Mental Health and Addiction clinicians.
MRI waiting list slashed
Latest News 9 July 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is improving access to MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) by dramatically reducing its waiting list from 2,129 to 705 in just three months. Health professionals use MRI scans to diagnose a variety of conditions.
Some nurses can prescribe medication in Counties Manukau
Latest News 5 July 2019 | Some Counties Manukau nurses working in the community now have the authority to issue over the counter prescriptions under a programme launched today.