Fun ways to stay active on the rehab wards
Media Release 24 December 2019 | Eighty nine year old Mrs Sproul is currently second equal on the scoreboard in Middlemore’s Ward 5 corridor golf championship. The spritely octogenarian is one of several Counties Manukau Health elderly patients being put through their paces in the name of rehabilitation.
Latest status updates
Latest News 24 December 2019| Status updates for patients injured in the Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption can be found on the Ministry of Health website https://www. health. govt.
Christmas to be dished up at CM Health
Media Release 24 December 2019 | Being in hospital on Christmas Day is probably not anyone’s idea of fun. However, for those patients who can’t be home for December 25, a bit of festivity will still be served up on their dinner tray.
Take care these holidays and avoid trips to the Emergency Department
Media Release 23 December 2019 | It’s the festive season and that means our community will be making the most of long summer days including visiting whaanau and friends, barbeques, trips to the beach, and enjoying some Christmas cheer.
Postponement of surgeries inevitable as Middlemore responds to ongoing care of White Island patients
Media Release 20 December 2019 \Ongoing pressure on Middlemore Hospital’s surgery and critical care departments, as a result of the essential role it is playing in the coordination and care of burns patients affected by the Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption, means elective surgeries are being postponed.
Donations of money will help support long term recovery of burn patients
Media Release 19 December 2019| In the wake of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy, Middlemore Hospital, host of the National Burns Service has been overrun with generous offers of help. Members of the public, deeply moved by the tragedy, have offered food, accommodation and transport.
Papatoetoe’s resident Santa encourages whaanau to do the bowel screening test
Media release 18 December 2019 l Every December, 65-year-old David Broughton looks forward to spreading Christmas joy to whaanau at Hunters Plaza in Papatoetoe as their resident Santa. This year putting on the red suit has taken on a whole new meaning.
Plans in place to help CM Health ensure quality care for all patients
Media release 17 December 2019 | As Middlemore Hospital, hosting the National Burns Service, continues to respond to the Whakaari/White Island eruption, the demands on our Burns Unit have been immense.
CM Health encourages patience during White Island response
Media Release 13 December 2019| Counties Manukau Health is urging the community to be patient as Middlemore Hospital continues to respond to the Whaakari/White Island volcanic eruption tragedy.
CM Health providing national leadership in care of White Island patients
This afternoon CM Health hosted a media conference to provide an update on the current situation regarding patients injured in the White Island volcanic eruption.
The National Burns Unit at Middlemore Hospital is providing national leadership to the National Burns Service, and coordinating the provision of care and supplies to the other hospitals Waikato, Hutt Valley, and Christchurch.