The news that more than 1000 New Zealanders have had bowel cancer detected by the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) in the four years it has been running has been welcomed by Counties Manukau Health (CM Health).
A Counties Manukau Health-led, New Zealand first ‘Test and Treat’ programme for New Zealanders with hepatitis C is being launched in selected community pharmacies across the Northern Region, including 17 in the Counties Manukau area.
The first action into the review of demand and access to overnight care in our Eastern Locality has been completed.
Roger Grech, Senior Podiatrist at CM Health, was recently awarded the Life Member to Podiatry NZ Award and was also a finalist for the Leadership Award at the National Podiatry Conference 2021.
Pregnant women could help prevent future outbreaks of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) that’s hospitalised scores of infants and young children by participating in one of Middlemore Clinical Trials, which is looking to develop one of the world’s first vaccines for RSV.
Congratulations to Lawrence Kingi, Diabetic Podiatrist, who was awarded the Leadership Award at the National Podiatry Conference held 19-20 June 2021. This award recognises an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in clinical professional practice.
Due to a sudden increase in admissions of children to hospital and the risk of spreading viruses across our community, our Kidz First visitor policy has changed. The policy change will see only parents and primary caregivers able to visit those children admitted to hospital.