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.
Based in Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau Health has a dedicated team of nurses and support staff – the Regional Pacific Health team – who work with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) to deliver health services to our Pacific neighbours as well as those referred to New Zealand...
One of Counties Manukau Health’s leaders has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Pacific people. Clinical Nurse Director, Division of Medicine, Safaato’a (To’a) Fereti won the Pasifika Futures Health and Wellbeing Award at the 2020 SunPix Pacific People Awards recently.
Koke Aanauatasi is relishing her new role as a community health worker. The former Counties Manukau Health cleaner loves the opportunity to help people within her community.
Latest News 07 September | Supporting whaanau for nearly twenties years in various nursing roles at Counties Manukau Health (CM Health), nurse practitioner Fakaola ‘I Vaiola Siliva ‘Otuafi loves being at the heart of the Pacific community in South Auckland; working towards better health outcomes for her people.
Latest News 13 August 2020 | Research showing Maaori and Pacific women within Counties Manukau have low rates of breast reconstruction following mastectomy will ultimately help address inequities, according to one of the study’s authors.
Regional Media Release 24 April 2020 | Latest Northern Region Health Communication Centre (NRHCC) data shows that since testing began in February, the Northern Region DHBs (Northland, Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau) have tested more than 40,000 people for COVID-19.
Media Release 9 April 2020|A new website dedicated to providing information for Pacific communities across New Zealand is being launched today to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus. PreparePacific.
Media Release - April 7 2020|The number of Māori and Pacific people being tested for COVID-19 is set to significantly increase with the opening of two new community testing centres in South Auckland.
Latest news Friday 6 March|Until early 2019, 41 year-old Jane Foster had been living a busy life. Originally from the Cook Islands, she was living in Papatoetoe with her husband Phil, juggling work, drumming and other social activities and family life.