Counties Manukau has welcomed its largest-ever intake of new graduate nurses into employment. Early in February, our Nurse Entry to Practice Programme (NETP), was greeted with great enthusiasm by the arrival of our large cohort of 110 new kaimahi.
On Monday, 12 February, we welcomed 22 nursing students with a special mihi whakatau in Nga Whetu Marama (Tiaho Mai) as they began their four-week clinical placement in Mental Health and Acute Services.
Counties Manukau’s recently formed medical bariatric service Te Mana ki Tua, for specialist weight management, has now been running for eight months, and the outcomes are being greeted with enthusiasm.
There was quite a celebration at Middlemore recently, as Counties Manukau marked long service achievements by a number of our kaimahi.
Kia ora tatou, This is my first message to our community for the year. I hope you’ve had a great summer break. My colleague Dr Vanessa Thornton has already thanked Counties Manukau staff for a fine effort over the New Year period.
Jeyananthan Muthukumaru works as an Orderly Coordinator and is often based in the Emergency Department. He has been with Counties Manukau since 2009 and will be receiving his 10+ Long Service Award next week.
We are happy to announce that our Security Command Centre has come to fruition with its official opening and blessing held on Wednesday, 14 February 2024.
When you hear the name Dr Samuels, a certain Dr TK Samuels from Shortland Street could come to mind. But our very own real-life Dr Samuels is based right here at Middlemore Hospital and he’s aiming to be an ophthalmologist.