Contract signed to fix external cladding and related issues on Scott Building
Media release 12 April 2018 | A contract to re-clad the Scott building has been signed between Counties Manukau Health and Hawkins 2017 Ltd, a subsidiary of Downer. The contract represents an important first step in fixing a number of Counties Manukau DHB facilities.
CMDHB Midwives Statistics 2018
Media release 6 April 2018 | How many midwives are there registered with CMDHB? In 2017 there were 171 Lead Maternity Carers with access agreement with Counties Manukau Health. Of these, 119 were using our facilities.
Information relating to power incidents to CMDHB
Counties Manukau Health has received multiple questions about power issues that have affected CMDHB facilities. Please see below précis of power issues/outages and a copy of CMH indicative Facilities Capital Requirements table. Counties Manukau Health will not be conducting any interviews on this subject.
Full Hospital services maintained during pickets
Media releas e 2 April 2018 | District Health Boards say normal hospital services will be available over the next two weeks while nurses undertake pickets in support of claims about their pay and working conditions.
Further cases of synthetic cannabis impact in South Auckland
Media release 9 March 2018 | Middlemore Emergency Medicine consultant and toxicology expert, Dr Chip Gresham, is warning of the dangerous effects, including life-threatening seizures in a new batch of synthetic cannabis being seen by doctors at Middlemore Hospital.
Sustained growth in winter and urgent (acute) demand requires prioritization of CMDHB resources
Media release 2 March 2018 | Increasing demand, limited resources and financial challenges means Counties Manukau Health is looking at how it can provide cost effective and improved services which meet the growing needs of its community.
Standard procedure for sending items home with patients
Media release 15 February 2018 | What is the standard procedure for sending items home with patients? Patients who wish to take tissue home with them would be required to fill out a Request for Return of Tissue part of the Surgical Consent form, and a Request form…
National Bowel Screening Programme to be reviewed
Media release 14 February 2018 | Minister of Health Dr David Clark has ordered an independent review of the National Bowel Screening Programme. The free screening programme is being rolled-out in stages around the country, with three DHBs currently on board.
Associate Health Minister visits Counties Manukau Health's Middlemore Hospital
Media release 12 February 2018 | Associate Health Minister the Hon Julie Anne Genter visited Counties Manukau Health’s Middlemore Hospital today to look at the ways it is reducing its carbon footprint.
Admissions restricted to Middlemore Hospital National Burns Centre
Media release 6 February 2018 | Counties Manukau Health is limiting the number of admissions to the National Burns Centre (NBC) at Middlemore Hospital following several cases of a highly unusual multi-drug resistant organism.