Funding confirmed: New Specialised Rehabilitation Centre at Manukau Health Park is all go
Funding for the replacement of the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Ōtara and the General Rehabilitation Service at Middlemore Hospital has been confirmed by the Ministers of Health and Finance.
Spinal Unit Alumni Welcome 'Overdue' Funding
“I broke my neck when I was 13 diving into a pool. After five months at the Spinal Unit I returned to school, but this time in a wheelchair. I had to relearn how to do everything. It’s a very long journey, one that’s ongoing .
$110 million spinal unit funding to make huge difference to patients and staff
MEDIA RELEASE - Today's announcement that $110 million has been prioritised for the replacement of the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Ōtara and the General Rehabilitation Service at Middlemore Hospital has been welcomed by Counties Manukau Health.
Traditional Maaori activity an effective rehab tool
Latest News 21 December 2020 | Wednesday is Poi Day on Ward 23. Every week patients on Middlemore Hospital’s adult neurological rehabilitation ward join Spinpoi instructor Joanne Paton for a session of Maaori performance art.
Fun ways to stay active on the rehab wards
Media Release 24 December 2019 | Eighty nine year old Mrs Sproul is currently second equal on the scoreboard in Middlemore’s Ward 5 corridor golf championship. The spritely octogenarian is one of several Counties Manukau Health elderly patients being put through their paces in the name of rehabilitation.
Cameras document stroke journey at CM Health
A documentary following the experiences of two patients after stroke has been made with help from several Counties Manukau teams.