The Prime Minister has just announced a significant escalation in New Zealand’s response to COVID-19. By Wednesday New Zealand will be at alert level 4, which means that only essential healthcare services – in hospitals, general practice, pharmacy, and elsewhere in the community - will remain open.
Media release 20 March 2020 | Counties Manukau Health is limiting the number of visitors to Middlemore Hospital and outpatient facilities including the Manukau SuperClinic as efforts ramp up to respond to the threat of COVID-19.
Latest News 18 March 2020 | Lesley Hinson estimates she saw up to 60 women a year during her 29 years as a community midwife. It was a privilege to work with every one of them, she says. '“You knew the family, you knew the circumstances.
Latest news Friday 6 March|Until early 2019, 41 year-old Jane Foster had been living a busy life. Originally from the Cook Islands, she was living in Papatoetoe with her husband Phil, juggling work, drumming and other social activities and family life.
Latest news Monday 24 February 2020|Four years ago, Nicholas Waaka was working as a young orderly at Middlemore Hospital, wheeling patients in his care along hospital corridors to their next destination.
Media Release 30 January 2020 |Public health advice regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is available on the Ministry of Health website. From today, 2019 N-CoV has been classified as a notifiable illness.
Media release 30 January 2020 | Counties Manukau Health has acknowledged the generosity of the community and companies who responded to calls for support in the wake of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.