Government delivers ACC change to support 28,000 parents
The Maternal Birth Injury and Other Matters Bill passes Third Reading – the first amendment to ACC legislation of its kind
From 1 October 2022, new ACC cover to benefit approximately 28,000 birthing parents
Additional maternal birth injuries added alongside new review provision to ensure cover remains comprehensive…
Not just a pretty space! New Cath Lab set to save lives
Significantly shorter wait times for treating cardiovascular disease are expected at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau with the new Heart Catherisation Lab, set to officially open on 5 October 2022. A Cath Lab is a vital ingredient in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Beating the odds
Jadhen Nelson describes Middlemore Hospital as being ‘literally like his home’, having spent the last five months here after a horrific accident changed his life in minutes. While dismantling scaffolding in April 2022, 28-year-old Jahden was electrocuted by power lines, suffering severe burns and rushed to Auckland Hospital.
Congratulations and best of luck to our Living Smokefree service which is a finalist the Te Hāpai Hapori -Spirit of Service Awards 2022 in the Service Excellence category.
Moving into a new phase for COVID-19
The COVID-19 Protection Framework will end, along with several other COVID-19 public health measures at 11. 59pm on 12 September 2022. The COVID-19 response will remain active and operating in the background, with fewer restrictions on individuals.
Everything I do is about Pacific People and improving their lives
Pursuing excellence is nothing new to Dr Julienne Faletau, an analyst for the Pacific Health Development Team. "It's ingrained in me. Raised in the anga fakatonga way (Tongan way). My culture teaches me how to treat and relate to people and has influenced my work ethic.