CM Health Level 3 Visitor Policy; Guidance for outpatients and COVID contacts
With Auckland moving to Alert Level 3 CM Health has made changes to bring its Visitor Policy in line with the new Alert Level. Visiting at our facilities is currently only on essential and compassionate grounds, or for birthing partners.
NHC and CM Health caution against misinformation about throat swabs in schools
Media release | The National Hauora Coalition (NHC) and Counties Manukau Health have become aware of misinformation spreading across social media about COVID-19 testing in schools.
Information for Papatoetoe High School students, families; Updated locations of interest
The Ministry of Health is requiring everyone in the Papatoetoe High School community – students, staff, students’ brothers and sisters and all household members – to stay at home. Students and staff who got tested BEFORE Monday, 22 February, are asked to get tested again.
We’re back to Level 1 so scan in and keep your community safe
With our move back to Alert Level 1, visitor screening is no longer taking place at Counties Manukau Health facilities.
At home blood pressure checks saving patient and clinic time
Latest news | A programme enabling appropriate Counties Manukau Health cardiology patients with heart failure to check their blood pressure at home is working well to safely reduce clinic appointments.
Mailroom clerk a friendly face around Middlemore Hospital
Latest News 18 February | A friendly face with a bit of banter travels throughout Middlemore Hospital as mailroom clerk Jack Tutuvanu delivers the daily mail to staff on his hospital rounds. He never misses a moment to put a smile on someone’s face.
Electronic clinical notes streamline patient care at CM Health
Latest News 16 February 2021 | A significant reduction in paper use is just one of the benefits of a new electronic patient notes system at Counties Manukau Health.
Auckland health authorities boost testing in response to new cases
Health authorities in Auckland are asking residents to be vigilant and follow public health advice following the three new positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, which has led to a short term return to Alert Level 3.
COVID-19 vaccine to arrive earlier than expected, border workers first in line
Latest News 12 February | Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today that New Zealand’s first batch of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is set to arrive in New Zealand next week subject to transportation plans and quality temperature control. “Our first priority is our border workers, followed by their household contacts.
Culture and family at the core of CM Health psychologist’s work
Latest News 12 February | Lunar New Year, the most important celebration in many Asian countries, is a very important event for Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Psychologist Dr Jennifer Hauraki and her family.