Construction begins on Manukau Health Park redevelopment
Construction work at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand’s $316m Manukau Health Park redevelopment started this week. The new facilities will include a new ambulatory renal centre, four new operating theatres, an advanced radiology hub, a women’s and ophthalmology building and an integrated breast-care service.
More equitable abortion care and support available from 1 November
Media release: The Government has launched a new telehealth service today that will see women in their first 10 weeks of pregnancy able to access medication for an early medical abortion over the phone, Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall has announced.
Health Fund for Pacific communities now open
Pacific community organisations are strongly urged to apply for the Pacific Community Health Fund, now open for applications. “Pacific communities know what works for our communities, and what will create positive changes to lift Pacific wellbeing for families,” said the Associate Minister of Health Aupito William Sio.
Additional Counties Manukau-based weekend health services to help support winter surge
To help respond to a large surge in winter illnesses, which has seen record numbers of presentations at Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, people in Counties Manukau needing healthcare this weekend and over the Matariki long weekend will have access to free appointments at participating General Practices .
New, free medical service for Aucklanders with COVID-19 and their isolating whānau
In an effort to help relieve pressure on emergency departments across Tāmaki Makaurau, the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre (NRHCC) has launched four Whānau HQ Care Hubs.
Chief Executives appointed to interim entities Health New Zealand and Māori Health Authority
The Chairs of the interim entities Health New Zealand and Māori Health Authority have appointed Fepulea’i Margie Apa and Riana Manuel as Chief Executives to lead these two new health entities.
Margie Apa’s appointment to Health NZ celebrated, CM Health’s loss is the country’s gain
The news that Counties Manukau Health Chief Executive, Fepulea’i Margie Apa has today been appointed Chief Executive of Health New Zealand has been met with delight by the Counties Manukau Health Board and Mana Whenua.
Community urged to keep Middlemore ED free for life threatening emergencies
Dr Vanessa Thornton, Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), is urging the Counties Manukau community to keep the hospital’s ED free for emergencies that threaten life and limb.
Whakaari /White Island tragedy second anniversary acknowledged by CM Health
E hara taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takitini My strength is not as an individual, but as a collective Today, we join the country in commemorating the second anniversary of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.