Nathalie Bere-Adams Reporting and Engagement Manager “I had only been working at Middlemore for a matter of weeks, when I had a close-up and personal experience of what it was like to be a patient here! My background is in psychology and public health, having worked extensively…
A long-awaited addition to the specialised gym at Kidz First has just been installed, much to the delight of the team that works with young burn patients. Paediatric burn patients have a unique set of issues when it comes to rehabilitation.
Diabetic foot ulcers are slow healing open wounds which will impact one in five people with diabetes (20%) sometime during their life with about 50% of those ulcers becoming infected.
Jody Coverdale – Health Care assistant Middlemore ED. "Some days my back and feet hurt so bad! Especially after five back-to-back shifts in the ED. My physio told me that the majority of her patients are healthcare workers.
Meet Samantha, a Nurse Lead working in Child and Youth Mental Health, and a Counties Manukau staff member of 16 years.
Kia ora Tatou We’re nearly at the end of what we call our Winter season at Counties Manukau.
It’s time to acknowledge the work of Counties staff working alongside people with Alzheimer’s. Thursday 21 September is World Alzheimer’s Day. At Counties Manukau, we’re celebrating the fact that we have great services and programmes in place to help people with all types of dementia.
Middlemore Hospital anaesthetist Dr Rob Burrell is no stranger to accolades for his work, recently picking up an award from the Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Change Conference to acknowledge his ongoing work to reduce the use of anaesthetic desflurane in operating theatres.
"I was awkward at first, but it was all good. I'm glad I got it done," says Dana Vetemotu, who shares her experience getting her cervical screen test. In New Zealand, about 160 women develop cervical cancer yearly – and about 50 die from it.