Cancer survivor Shona was fundraising for Relay for Life in June 2016 when she found a lump in her breast. Although annual mammograms were routine for Shona, she also knew how important it was to regularly self-check her breast for lumps and changes in appearance.
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.
Middlemore has now had 185 COVID-19 positive presentations to our Emergency Department since March of last year, and in the Counties Manukau region there have been over 1900 cases. That’s 35% of all cases in New Zealand, excluding all cases in Managed Isolation and Quarantine facilities.
As the number of COVID-19 cases throughout New Zealand increases, more people are curious about the care Middlemore Hospital provides COVID-19 patients. So, some of our clinical leaders have stepped forward to provide insights into what goes on behind the scenes.
All DHB Media Release - After caring for COVID-19 patients for more than 18 months, the Auckland region’s hospitals are reassuring the public that they are well placed to manage increased patient numbers as a result of community transmission.
Middlemore Hospital has been the epicentre of the COVID-19 Delta outbreak with over 1,100 cases since the pandemic began in the Counties Manukau region. The teams experience is now being applied to how services and patient care will be provided in the future.
With Auckland moving to Alert Level 3 CM Health has made changes to bring its Visitor Policy in line with the new Alert Level. Visiting at our facilities is currently only on essential and compassionate grounds, or for birthing partners.
Media Statement - Attributed to a CM health spokespersonNo patients or staff have been injured after a fire broke out at Counties Manukau Health’s Tamaki Oranga mental health recovery unit in Bairds Road, Otara.
Voting in the 2020 General Election opened 3 October and ends on Saturday, 17 October at 7pm.
Latest News 29 July 2020 | World Hepatitis Day is celebrated every year, on 28 July, to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. For over 20 years, then Nurse Specialist and now Nurse Practitioner Jacqui Stone has treated people exposed to the hepatitis C (hep C) virus.