Celebrating our Administrative Professionals’ today
Today is Administrative Professionals’ Day and is the perfect opportunity to thank all our admin professionals who are crucial in organising our hospital services! Out of our many hardworking admin staff, we are shining a light on Arlene Juventin-Laulua Paipa, who is the Executive Assistant to Chief Medical Officer,…
Clinical News with Dr Andrew Connolly
Kia ora tatou Here at Counties Manukau we’re very pleased with the recent announcements on easier immigration paths for health personnel wanting to join us from overseas. On the list are some professions we urgently need, and this should pay dividends in our hospitals and services.
Counties Manukau named Climate Champion
Counties Manukau has been named a global Climate Champion by Health Care Without Harm, receiving the Silver award for Climate Leadership in recognition for our efforts to assess climate change risks and reduce carbon emissions.
Knitting a community together
The Middlemore Foundation Wool Programme has been going for 23 years, with over 2,000 dedicated knitters nationwide lending their knitting skills to the Counties Manukau community. Knitters donate beautifully knitted booties, hats, mittens, vests and blankets to keep premature babies and newborns in the hospital and the community warm.
The double whammy of delerium and dementia
A team at Counties Manukau is taking new initiatives to boost staff awareness about a growing problem in the care of elderly patients. The issue is the twin problems of delirium and dementia in the elderly – a situation which leads to negative clinical outcomes, especially on discharge.
Big Latch On whaanau event on Friday, 14 April
After a couple of years’ hiatus due to COVID-19, the Te Rito Ora team are excited to be hosting an in-person event for The Big Latch On 2023.
Giving young people a good health experience
The Kidz First Community Centre for Youth Health is holding a series of Youth Health Workshops to help clinical staff improve the way they provide health services to young people.
Supporting care in the golden years
When we reach those precious golden years, some of us may want the comforts of a rest home and some just want to stay in the comfort of our own home.
Making Breastfeeding Work in the Workplace
Breastfeeding while being a working parent can have challenges, but a supportive workplace and having the right resources can make all the difference.
Walking the talk – a day in the life of our orderlies
Walking is certainly a big part of our orderlies’ roles and on an average day they can clock around 35,000 steps a day from around 1480 callouts.