Counties Manukau named Climate Champion
Counties Manukau has been named a global Climate Champion by Health Care Without Harm, receiving the Silver award for Climate Leadership in recognition for our efforts to assess climate change risks and reduce carbon emissions.
Knitting a community together
The Middlemore Foundation Wool Programme has been going for 23 years, with over 2,000 dedicated knitters nationwide lending their knitting skills to the Counties Manukau community. Knitters donate beautifully knitted booties, hats, mittens, vests and blankets to keep premature babies and newborns in the hospital and the community warm.
The double whammy of delerium and dementia
A team at Counties Manukau is taking new initiatives to boost staff awareness about a growing problem in the care of elderly patients. The issue is the twin problems of delirium and dementia in the elderly – a situation which leads to negative clinical outcomes, especially on discharge.
Big Latch On whaanau event on Friday, 14 April
After a couple of years’ hiatus due to COVID-19, the Te Rito Ora team are excited to be hosting an in-person event for The Big Latch On 2023.
Giving young people a good health experience
The Kidz First Community Centre for Youth Health is holding a series of Youth Health Workshops to help clinical staff improve the way they provide health services to young people.
Supporting care in the golden years
When we reach those precious golden years, some of us may want the comforts of a rest home and some just want to stay in the comfort of our own home.
Making Breastfeeding Work in the Workplace
Breastfeeding while being a working parent can have challenges, but a supportive workplace and having the right resources can make all the difference.
Walking the talk – a day in the life of our orderlies
Walking is certainly a big part of our orderlies’ roles and on an average day they can clock around 35,000 steps a day from around 1480 callouts.
Keeping things orderly at Counties Manukau
The orderlies at Counties Manukau are some of the unsung heroes of the organisation. They work very hard and are an integral part of the health service provided to our patients.
First cohort of Earn as You Learn programme graduate from Counties Manukau
The first cohort of Trainee Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) have graduated from the Earn as you Learn programme, where they worked fulltime in the hospital as paid staff, while completing a Level 3 qualification over twelve months.