Hari huritau (happy birthday) to Start Well, which in November this year celebrated five years of doing important mahi with young hapuu maamaa, their tamarki and whaanau.
Inspiring our Pacific youth to explore the many opportunities healthcare offers, is something both FOU: The Future is Open to Us, and the Middlemore Foundation are passionate about.
After suffering depression and attempting suicide, Johnny Angel was hospitalised and diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Around 2002 he suffered a relapse which led him into the care of Tiaho Mai, Middlemore Hospital’s mental health rehabilitation unit. “I thought I was fine.
Meet Jannette Hennings – a proud Fijian staff member who is passionate about making a difference in our Pacific communities.
Fijian Language Week is the perfect opportunity to celebrate members of our staff who selflessly give their time as volunteers to help make a difference to the people of Fiji.
Elina Tameifuna - Fanau Ola Acting Service Manager Fanau Ola Acting Service Manager Elina Tameifuna was one of the first of our frontline staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination. She shares her experience and some words of encouragement. What was it like getting the covid vaccination? It was quick.
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.