FASD - Mum’s heartfelt plea to support pregnant women
“Alcohol hurt me. I wish someone had helped my mum not to drink so my brain wouldn’t have gotten hurt. ” Sam* is 11-years-old and was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) at the age of five.
Supporting our Pacific neighbours
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…
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.
Stroke in younger people on the rise - knowing the signs might save your life
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.
General public health advice available on novel coronavirus
Media Release 30 January 2020 | Public health advice regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is available on the Ministry of Health website. From today, 2019 N-CoV has been classified as a notifiable illness.