On Monday 15 August, we were privileged to welcome Markerita (Meg) Poutasi, National Director, Pacific Health at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand back to Middlemore to meet senior leaders and the Pacific Team.
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.
Danni’s first day as a Staff Nurse at Ward 2, 20 January 1997
A special blessing was held at the in June for the refurbished Acute CT room in our Middlemore Hospital Emergency Department. Not only was it in celebration of the upgraded rooms but also the new CT machine now at home there.
Mateata Teatao talks about the importance of her Kiribati culture and passion for helping Pacific people
In celebration of Kiribati Language Week, Fanau Ola Social Worker Mateata Teatao talks about the importance of her culture and her passion for helping Pacific people through their most vulnerable times. "I always knew I wanted to help people.
When it comes to walking the talk, Dr Pete Watson, Interim District Director for Counties Manukau, can hit the ground running, donning his scrubs and putting himself to work in our Emergency Department this week.