Due to a sudden increase in admissions of children to hospital and the risk of spreading viruses across our community, our Kidz First visitor policy has changed. The policy change will see only parents and primary caregivers able to visit those children admitted to hospital.
Latest News 24 September 2020 | Rerehua is a baby turtle. He has several sea-dwelling friends, including Mango the shark and Tohoraa the whale. Rerehua is a happy turtle but he has a health problem and needs to wear a special mask to help him breathe overnight.
Media release 29 January 2020 | Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) welcomes the Government’s announcement today of an estimated $5 million investment for a neonatal refurbishment at Kidz First.
Latest News Wednesday 15 January 2020|The family of a three-year-old Manurewa toddler with a rare chromosome condition say they would be lost without the support of the Kidz First children’s hospital at Middlemore, which has been a second home to their family in recent years.
Latest News 5 August 2019 | For 23-year-old Otara local Fonoifafo (Fono) McFarland-Seumanu, juggling multiple responsibilities is nothing new.
Latest news 1 April 2019 | Counties Manukau Health has been recognised for its efforts towards encouraging breastfeeding. Middlemore Hospital has recently celebrated recertification as a Baby Friendly Hospital, while CM Health’s three primary birthing units celebrate their recertification today (April 1).
Media release 12 March 2019 | Within the playroom on Level One at Kidz First is a green “dinosaur mountain”.
Latest News, 22 January 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is trialling a new comforter for premature babies. Crochet ‘octopals’ are made using 100 per cent cotton and to a very specific size for safety reasons.