Counties Manukau and Waitemata have joined forces to deliver a bowel screening education workshop for the Chinese community in Pakuranga which can save lives.
Winter 2022 was always going to be challenging for our Counties Manukau community, and with so many tamariki in our district we filmed some of our paediatric doctors and nurses in May to give helpful advice for common winter illnesses.
A suite of primary mental health and wellbeing services for youth is launching in the Counties Manukau Rohe. The new service, Waypoint – navigating wellbeing, te whai oranga aims to improve mental health access and choice for rito (youth and young adults 12 -24 years).
Jennifer Futialo is a District nurse with the community home healthcare team. Every day she uses the cultural values taught from her Cook Islands upbringing to help her patients. "the majority of our patients in the community are Pasifika, if not Cook Islanders.