“One in five New Zealanders have anxiety or depression, but not everyone will talk about or role model what recovery looks like. Peer Supports do.
Covid-19 vaccine invitations to be issued to all over 65s in Auckland region this week.
Bowel Screening Nurse Specialist at Counties Manukau Health Hannah Gleeson is used to people going ‘ew’ when talking about her work as a nurse in the National Bowel Screening Programme (for the Counties Manukau area), but she’s determined to break down the social barriers around bowel cancer and bowel health.
Renee (left) and Foloi (right)
Graduation is a memorable occasion, and for the Asiata-Faletui family, it truly was a proud family moment with both mother and daughter graduating from the same University on the same day, 1 June 2021.
Peisi Ah Chong - Fanau Ola Nurse Case ManagerFanau Ola Nurse Case Manager Peisi Ah Chong was one of the first of our frontline staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination. She shares her experience and some words of encouragement.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommend that pregnant women are offered the Pfizer vaccine at any stage of pregnancy. This is because the risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19 is significantly higher for pregnant women and their unborn baby.
On Wednesday, 9 and Thursday, 10 June phone line work may impact calls from external numbers to CM Health desk phones. The schedule is:
Wednesday, 9 June
High-volume numbers (listed below) from 2100 for 10 - 30 minutes.
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.
Until tomorrow, Wednesday 9 June eight urgent care clinics are offering free urgent care to the following people in the Counties Manukau Health area:
Children under 14;
People over 65;
Community services card holders;
High user health card holders; and
People living in a quintile five area.