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.
Today, 17 November, is Aotearoa Patient Safety Day, Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa, and the focus for the Health & Quality Safety Commission (HQSC) this year is maternal and newborn safety, focusing on safe and culturally responsive care.
CM Health is proud to announce a first in New Zealand approach that addresses barriers in a condition that can cause significant neonatal illness and even death. “This initiative will benefit around 365 pregnancies a year, “says Amanda Hinks, Service Development Manager, Maternity Services.
Media StatementThe Ministry of Health is confirming that three people who presented to Middlemore Hospital in recent days have tested positive for COVID-19. The following information has been provided by Counties Manukau DHB.
The COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting lockdowns, have created big changes to our lives, and alcohol consumption may have changed for some people. Hazardous drinking can be harmful for everyone, but drinking during pregnancy can harm both mother and child.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommend that pregnant women are offered the Pfizer vaccine at any stage of pregnancy. This is because the risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19 is significantly higher for pregnant women and their unborn baby.
On Wednesday, 9 and Thursday, 10 June phone line work may impact calls from external numbers to CM Health desk phones. The schedule is:
Wednesday, 9 June
High-volume numbers (listed below) from 2100 for 10 - 30 minutes.
Latest News 11 January 2021 | Kairo Teaoa Ariki Singh doesn’t know it yet, but his arrival was quite a big deal. The days-old boy was the first baby born in 2021 at Middlemore Hospital, entering this world at 12. 48am on New Year’s Day.
For the last 20 years, Health Care Assistant (HCA) at Botany Downs Birthing Unit Vida Kereopa has seen many changes with the women and whaanau who’ve come into the unit, but her care for them has remained constant.
Moving to a new country can be daunting for any whaanau let alone having a baby without your extended whaanau around you, but for Sue-Ann Groenewald her experience birthing her daughter at Pukekohe Birthing Unit couldn’t have gone better thanks to the support of her midwife and the local community.