The Middlemore Blood Drive is an annual event hosted at Ko Awatea. The most recent event took place on Friday 19 May, after being postponed for the past three years due to COVID-19. This year's Blood Drive was attended by 70 staff with 55 units of blood donated.
The One NZ Warriors stopped by Kids First this week to say kia ora to the tamariki in support of Jammies for June! Jammies for June has been running for 12 years to help keep Kidz First patients warm.
Olympic gold medallist Dame Valerie Adams is working with the Middlemore Foundation to warm up winter for 10,000 kids with the Jammie for June campaign.
This week, at Counties Manukau, we are celebrating International Nurses Day and we’re bringing you the stories of some our fine RNs.
Meet Michella Baguna, who works in one of Middlemore’s general medical wards, 33E.
Kia ora tatou Well, we’re starting to get into the chilly season and here at Counties Manukau and we have lots of plans in place to try to help keep our community safe and well.
Winter is here - and unfortunately so are winter coughs, colds, and flu.
Making sure your home is dry and warm can help your whaanau keep well.
24 initiatives to help reduce hospital demand
‘Hospital in the home’ services
Increased access to community radiology
Community rapid response tools to protect the vulnerable
Free access to pharmacy consultations and paracetamol for tamariki and CSC holders.
Middlemore’s Kidz First Hospital is welcoming the results of a vaccine trial which shows great promise for fighting RSV - otherwise known as Respiratory Syncytial Virus. The trial, involving pregnant mothers, was conducted at Aotearoa Clinical Trials based at Middlemore, and was part of an international effort.
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,…
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.