Funding for the replacement of the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Ōtara and the General Rehabilitation Service at Middlemore Hospital has been confirmed by the Ministers of Health and Finance.
The pandemic is not over however the continued decline in case numbers is a welcome relief to us all. At the peak of this Omicron outbreak Middlemore had five wards dedicated exclusively to patients with complications and serious illness due to COVID-19.
Cancer survivor Shona was fundraising for Relay for Life in June 2016 when she found a lump in her breast. Although annual mammograms were routine for Shona, she also knew how important it was to regularly self-check her breast for lumps and changes in appearance.