New whaanau lounge for rangatahi at Taunaki Mental Health
Our Taunaki Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services has officially opened Maota, the new whaanau lounge, and Mamanu, a shared vegetable garden.
Mental health clinician a pillar for the Filipino community
Since joining Counties Manukau Health (CM Heath) Mental Health Service in 2016, Maria Victoria Astillero has been helping her Filipino community to understand how the health system works and raising awareness about the importance of seeking support for mental health when needed.
Culture and family at the core of CM Health psychologist’s work
Latest News 12 February | Lunar New Year, the most important celebration in many Asian countries, is a very important event for Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Psychologist Dr Jennifer Hauraki and her family.
Papakura fire under control; advice if you, friends, whaanau affected
As of 6:30am today the fire at the Papakura Scrap Metal Yard is under control and fully contained. There is no risk to staff, patients or visitors at our facilities.
Director-General among those thanking COVID response health workers
Media Release 17 November 2020 - Health Quality and Safety Commission | Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.
It’s more than a job, it’s my vocation
From an early age, growing up in a large happy family in peaceful Nepal, Counties Manukau Health psychiatrist Dr Shishir Regmi knew he wanted to practice medicine. “There wasn’t a practising doctor in my family but I was inspired by our local doctor who cared for our community.
I want youth voices to be heard
Latest News 17 August 2020| Only one month into the job, Angela Hann, Youth Consumer Advisor, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), has a clear view on what she wants to bring to the role and to the young people she works with.
Improved Awhinatia Health Centre to deliver holistic care
Media Release 22 June 2020| Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) has today celebrated the completion of the Awhinatia Health Centre redesign and amalgamation of health services providing an integrated approach for the community.
CM Health Pacific Mental Health nurses win prestigious awards
Media Release 27 November 2019 |The Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Pacific Mental Health team, Faletoa, is celebrating two prestigious awards received by two of their senior staff.
Successful first year for new primary care mental health model
Media Release - 02 October 2019 | Counties Manukau Health’s new primary care mental health model, Wellness Support, is proving successful reaching in excess of 4,300 people and providing more than 10,000 consultations in its first year.