Dr Tanith Alexander, a specialist in helping babies gain weight after an early delivery has just received a massive boost to her work at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau. Tanith, a 15-year Middlemore veteran has been given The Health Research Council’s Clinical Practitioners’ Reearch Fellowship totalling near $470,000.
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.
Funding for the replacement of the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Ōtara and the General Rehabilitation Service at Middlemore Hospital has been confirmed by the Ministers of Health and Finance.
The Government will upgrade Middlemore Hospital next year to support planned and routine care, so non-COVID patients are safe when COVID patients are being treated.
If you are of Maaori or Pacific Island descent, interested in training to be a Childbirth Educator and working at Counties Manukau Health once qualified, we have a great opportunity for you.
Reimagining what a spinal unit could look like . Grant Sharman was the first patient at the Auckland Spinal rehabilitation unit in Otara in 1977 following a life changing game of rugby at the age of 15. “A ruck formed, they dived in and I broke my neck.
“I broke my neck when I was 13 diving into a pool. After five months at the Spinal Unit I returned to school, but this time in a wheelchair. I had to relearn how to do everything. It’s a very long journey, one that’s ongoing .
MEDIA RELEASE - Today's announcement that $110 million has been prioritised for the replacement of the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Ōtara and the General Rehabilitation Service at Middlemore Hospital has been welcomed by Counties Manukau Health.
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