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Middlemore Emergency Department experiencing high volumes, long wait times

The Auckland region is currently experiencing high volumes of Emergency Department presentations which are impacting on waiting times. Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, Vanessa Thornton, is urging the community to come to the ED only for emergencies, including injuries which threaten life or limb.

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Make this festive season one to remember – for the right reasons

CM Health is urging everyone to take a few extra measures to keep safe this summer and help out our busy hospital. Dr Pete Watson, Counties Manukau Health’s Chief Medical Officer, says many of the accidents and injuries usually treated at this time of year are avoidable.

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Community urged to seek the right care for their condition, help keep ED free for life threatening emergencies

Dr Vanessa Thornton, Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, is asking for the Counties Manukau community’s assistance as the hospital’s Emergency Department nears capacity levels.

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New resources help health professionals have conversations about alcohol with patients

Latest news 3 December 2019|Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) has developed a series of videos to support health professionals talk to patients about their alcohol consumption.

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Measles vaccinations being offered to patients and whaanau at Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department

Latest News 27 August 2019 | The measles vaccine (MMR vaccine) is now being offered to patients and visitors in Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department starting Friday, 23 August and running over the next couple of weeks from 1pm-9. 30pm daily.

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Award winning leader helping us tackle alcohol harm

Latest News 18 July 2019 | Maaori Warden David Ratū (Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua, Waikato, Ngaati Maniapoto), a member of the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Alcohol Harm Advisory Group has recently won the Minister of Health’s Health Volunteer of the Year Award for his dedication and relentless work in reducing the...

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