A Middlemore Hospital Romance
Arriving at the nurses living quarters at Middlemore Hospital, John McKenzie, and his friend were waiting patiently in the foyer for their dates to get ready when Robyn, a 19-year-old nurse, and her friend sat down to chat with them and keep them company.
Capturing the history of Middlemore's Plastic Surgery Unit
Image: Lieutenant William Manchester joined the New Zealand Army and was sent to Egypt in 1940. In 1950, Middlemore Hospital was honoured to have renowned plastic surgeon Sir William Manchester arrive to establish our Plastic Surgery Unit.
Administrative Professionals Day- Julie Robertson celebrates 21 years of service!
Thank you to all of our Admin professionals who play a crucial role in organizing our hospital services! Today we specially acknowledge Clerical Coordinator Julie Robertson, who is about to celebrate 21 years of service working for Counties Manukau District Health Board.
Clinical News 27 April 2022
As the temperatures start to decline, we need to encourage our friends, whaanau and community to be prepared for a challenging winter with more coughs, colds and viral infections like influenza along with continued COVID-19 cases expected this year.
"If it wasn’t for my family and mental health services like Tiaho Mai, I probably wouldn’t be here"
After suffering depression and attempting suicide, Johnny Angel was hospitalised and diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Around 2002 he suffered a relapse which led him into the care of Tiaho Mai, Middlemore Hospital’s mental health rehabilitation unit. “I thought I was fine.
Sir Edmund Hillary: from the top of the world to the heart of Middlemore
On 22 January 2002 Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Mt Everest with sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was farewelled with a State Funeral at St Mary's Church in Parnell.
Jane’s finger to thumb transplant one of the Southern Hemisphere's firsts
On the way to what should have been a great night out, Jane’s life was changed forever. It was a Saturday night in 1976, just before Christmas, when the car Jane was travelling in lost control and crashed into a power pole.
Middlemore Hospital Celebrating 75 Years
Waiho raa kia tuu takitahi ana ngaa whetuu o te rangi Let it be one alone that stands among the stars This year we are proud to celebrate 75 years since Middlemore Hospital first opened its doors in service…
Planned care reset is not a quick fix
The Northern region DHBs are working together to deliver a joined-up approach to the return of planned care deferred as hospitals responded to the Omicron outbreak in Tamaki Makaurau.
Managing COVID at Middlemore’s Emergency Department
Assessing and keeping patients and staff safe in Middlemore is a constant focus, especially in COVID times. Emergency Department Service Manager Tracey Mitchell says one of the successes has been the COVID triage tent to assess people as they arrive at our Emergency Department.