Moving to a new country can be daunting for any whaanau let alone having a baby without your extended whaanau around you, but for Sue-Ann Groenewald her experience birthing her daughter at Pukekohe Birthing Unit couldn’t have gone better thanks to the support of her midwife and the local community.
Media Release 1 December 2020 – Minister of Health |The Government will pass time limited legislation to give legal certainty to drug checking services, so they can carry out their work to keep New Zealanders safer this summer at festivals without fear of prosecution, Health Minister Andrew Little says.
Latest News 26 November 2020 | As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Auckland has donated 6000 face masks to Counties Manukau Health.
Finding out you're pregnant 11,000 kilometres away from home may be a daunting experience, but it was the complete opposite for 28-year-old Takanini local Maneet Kaur who was back in her hometown Bangalore, India attending her sister’s wedding. “It was an exciting time for my husband and I.
One of Counties Manukau Health’s leaders has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Pacific people. Clinical Nurse Director, Division of Medicine, Safaato’a (To’a) Fereti won the Pasifika Futures Health and Wellbeing Award at the 2020 SunPix Pacific People Awards recently.
Media Release 17 November 2020 - Health Quality and Safety Commission | Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.
Koke Aanauatasi is relishing her new role as a community health worker. The former Counties Manukau Health cleaner loves the opportunity to help people within her community.
Moving to New Zealand as a teenager from her homeland of India was a bit of a culture shock for cervical smear coordinator Meena Narang at first.
Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) is developing a system of care for primary and community services to support people and whaanau living with long-term conditions (LTCs) that is the first of its kind.
From an early age, growing up in a large happy family in peaceful Nepal, Counties Manukau Health psychiatrist Dr Shishir Regmi knew he wanted to practice medicine. “There wasn’t a practising doctor in my family but I was inspired by our local doctor who cared for our community.