The power of listening to community voice

Less than a minute to read Communications Team

‘Lived experience’ and ‘co-design’ aren’t just the latest buzz words – they are now a ‘must have’ in using consumer voice to design effective, equitable and accessible healthcare. “The patients themselves can be the best source of information,” says Lisa Blake, Improvement Advisor - Co Design.


The power of whaanau

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We had a koorero with Barney - a teacher, parent, and doting son – who tells us his story of the healing power of whaanau. Recently his Mum arrived at Middlemore Hospital with a haemoglobin count of 65 and in need of a blood transfusion.

It's National Volunteer Week - 18-24 June

Less than a minute to read Nikki Allan

‘Anei au, too pou whirinaki - I'm here, I'll support you’ National Volunteer Week is from 18-24 June, and the ideal time to reflect on the amazing, selfless work our volunteers do! Our volunteers are a melting pot of people from different backgrounds and cultures,…

A Dame in our midst

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Congratulations to Dr Teuila Percival, Consultant Paediatrician here with Kidz First, who became a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Health and the Pacific community, in the Kings Birthday honours list.