CMO News 22 February 2022
I t 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.
A journey inspired by whaanau and manaakitanga
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.
Thank you and farewell to Consumer Council Chair Rosalie Glynn
Rosalie Glynn (front row, centre) and the CM Health Consumer Council Rosalie 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’.
CMO News 10 February 2022
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.
Keeping safe at home with COVID-19
Safely isolating at home is what we all need to do when we become unwell with COVID-19 For 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…
Connecting Asian communities
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.
CM Health Nurse awarded HRC fellowship
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.
Farewell Margie Apa
On Wednesday 2 February, we came together as an organisation to celebrate our CEO, Margie Apa, as she moves towards her new role as CEO of Health New Zealand.