CM Health Staff Profile: Cancer nurse coordinator passionate about impacting the lives of Pacific and Maaori
In celebration of ‘Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani – Cook Islands Language Week, Cook Islands cancer nurse coordinator Martha Kainuku talks about the importance of her culture and her drive to impact the Counties Manukau community positively.
Putting our best foot forward!
Roger Grech, Senior Podiatrist at CM Health, was recently awarded the Life Member to Podiatry NZ Award and was also a finalist for the Leadership Award at the National Podiatry Conference 2021.
NZNO strike to impact some CM Health services; patient safety top priority
This coming Wednesday, 9 June New Zealand Nursing Organisation (NZNO) members are scheduled to take part in a national strike. This involves a full withdrawal of labour from 11am to 7pm which will have a significant impact on the services CM Health is able to provide.
Mailroom clerk a friendly face around Middlemore Hospital
Latest News 18 February | A friendly face with a bit of banter travels throughout Middlemore Hospital as mailroom clerk Jack Tutuvanu delivers the daily mail to staff on his hospital rounds. He never misses a moment to put a smile on someone’s face.
CM Health nurse leader’s outstanding contribution awarded
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.
It’s more than a job, it’s my vocation
From an early age, growing up in a large happy family in peaceful Nepal, Counties Manukau Health psychiatrist Dr Shishir Regmi knew he wanted to practice medicine. “There wasn’t a practising doctor in my family but I was inspired by our local doctor who cared for our community.
Tu ke Mau ti Fakamatalahi ko au koe Niue - Stand Tall and Be Proud, I am a Niuean
As we celebrate Niue Language Week from 18 to 24 October, two of our staff share how being a proud Niuean influences their work at Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) “I was born in Niue and came to New Zealand for the first time in 1984.
CM Health Asian staff reflect our diverse community
Our Asian workforce has steadily grown over the last four years and now represents 34% of our total workforce. “We have a more diverse workforce than ever.
Clinical coders putting together the big picture at CM Health
Latest News 07 September | Ever wondered how a health service understands what its community needs? One of the ways is through the work of health or clinical coders, who work to put together an overall picture of hospital activity.
NZ’s first Tongan nurse practitioner upholds her culture and language to best support her patients
Latest News 07 September | Supporting whaanau for nearly twenties years in various nursing roles at Counties Manukau Health (CM Health), nurse practitioner Fakaola ‘I Vaiola Siliva ‘Otuafi loves being at the heart of the Pacific community in South Auckland; working towards better health outcomes for her people.