Middlemore's Kidz First Hospital welcomes vaccine trial results
Middlemore’s Kidz First Hospital is welcoming the results of a vaccine trial which shows great promise for fighting RSV - otherwise known as Respiratory Syncytial Virus. The trial, involving pregnant mothers, was conducted at Aotearoa Clinical Trials based at Middlemore, and was part of an international effort.
A ‘life changing’ programme helping chronic respiratory patients
When something takes your breath away – but not in a good way – the Better Breathing program may be able to help you get it back! This pulmonary rehabilitation programme is designed to help patients with chronic respiratory conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis, and cystic fibrosis.
Researchers seeking RSV vaccine trial participants
Pregnant women could help prevent future outbreaks of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) that’s hospitalised scores of infants and young children by participating in one of Middlemore Clinical Trials, which is looking to develop one of the world’s first vaccines for RSV.
Grandma’s rich tale helps moko understand medical device
Latest News 24 September 2020 | Rerehua is a baby turtle. He has several sea-dwelling friends, including Mango the shark and Tohoraa the whale. Rerehua is a happy turtle but he has a health problem and needs to wear a special mask to help him breathe overnight.
Accreditation for Respiratory Function Lab
Latest News 16 September 2019 | Counties Manukau Health has recently achieved accreditation for its Respiratory Function Laboratory, assuring quality of care for people who need lung function tests.