It is my privilege to be returning to Counties Manukau Health to serve our community as the Chief Medical Officer. I re-join the team after a year on secondment as Chief Medical Officer for the Ministry of Health.
Shannon Taylor knows the importance of whaanau and it was this special bond that led her to our doors, to help care for her sister.
Rosalie Glynn (front row, centre) and the CM Health Consumer CouncilRosalie Glynn is a force. A consumer advocate since 2011 and chair of the Consumer Council since 2015, Rosalie has worked tirelessly for a decade advocating ‘for those without a voice’.
We are now experiencing the expected significant increase of Covid-19 in our community with over 1000 positive cases in our CMDHB and eight COVID-19 patients in Middlemore Hospital this Thursday morning.
Safely isolating at home is what we all need to do when we become unwell with COVID-19For many fully vaccinated people in our community who get COVID-19, the most that will happen is they will become unwell with cold like symptoms and need to stay home from work or school.
Kitty Ko knows exactly what it is like to be a patient here – after all she is one here at CM Health as well as a staff member.
One of our very own Registered Nurses, Bobbie Pene was recently awarded fully funded HRC Māori Health Clinical Training Fellowship for 36 months! The HRC funding will go towards Bobbie’s Ph. D. research in applying a Maaori-centred relational model to fundamental care.