Top Award for Middlemore Paediatrician
Dr Ross Nicholson, one of our doctors has been awarded a top honour by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. The prestigious Mentor of the Year Award is given annually to the College Member who has demonstrated an outstanding and lasting contribution to the training and education of trainees.
Kidz First celebrations impact hundreds of South Auckland whanaau
This year's Kidz First Community Christmas event was a roaring success say the organisers. The week's festivities are aimed at helping whanaau of children who've accessed Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau services in the hospital, health centres and in the community during the past year.
Z Energy Good in the Hood gives back
Kidz First Hospital has just been the grateful recipient of a donation from a Z Energy. The “Good in the Hood” initiative asked customers at each site to select their favourite charity and the “Kidz First Healing Garden upgrade” was the successful choice.
Baby Loss Awareness Week
We remember all the babies born sleeping, those we carried but never met, those we held but could not take home, those who came home but could not stay. Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place every year between 9-15 October.
The Middlemore Foundation's Counties connection: The journey to funding Kidz First
Since its inception in 1999, The Middlemore Foundation has built a proud history of recognising and supporting the needs of the people of Counties Manukau.
Kidz First connected to our community
The atmosphere of delight and joy felt at the opening ceremony of Kidz First on 6 December 2000 is not what you would expect at a hospital, but after 22 years, that feeling lives on today.
Christmas arrives early at Kidz First
They didn’t come down the fireplace – but boxes of gifts have appeared at our Kidz First Hospital who are the grateful recipients of donated Christmas gifts which will be given to our tamariki in hospital on Christmas Day.
Protecting tamariki the priority as Kidz First changes visitor policy
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.
Grandma’s rich tale helps moko understand medical device
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.
CM Health welcomes $5 million boost for Kidz First
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.