With Auckland moving to Alert Level 3 CM Health has made changes to bring its Visitor Policy in line with the new Alert Level. Visiting at our facilities is currently only on essential and compassionate grounds, or for birthing partners.
‘Diversity, whaanau, acceptance, challenges and doing a job well’ – these are just some of the reasons why our staff love their jobs and stay at Counties Manukau Health for years.
Today Director General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield has announced a pilot of rapid antigen testing is to commence at Middlemore Emergency Department. Rapid Antigen Testing will improve the ability to more quickly detect the presence of COVID-19 virus.
A mobile COVID-19 swabbing team has been deployed within Middlemore hospital wards to provide opportunistic COVID testing of newly admitted asymptomatic (and negative screened) patients.
In many cultures, sharing food is showing love – and this is also the way in many Asian homes. But some popular Chinese ingredients aren’t so loving to our bodies, and that is message the Be Health Wise workshops are delivering to the Chinese community.
Tāmaki Makaurau health authorities are urging more Aucklanders to get a COVID-19 test to help the region move down Alert Levels and reconnect with the rest of Aotearoa.
South Aucklanders who need urgent medical help are being urged to go to Middlemore Hospital as soon as possible.
Media Statement - Attributed to a CM health spokespersonNo patients or staff have been injured after a fire broke out at Counties Manukau Health’s Tamaki Oranga mental health recovery unit in Bairds Road, Otara.
Media StatementThe Ministry of Health is confirming that three people who presented to Middlemore Hospital in recent days have tested positive for COVID-19. The following information has been provided by Counties Manukau DHB.
Sitela Payne-Vimahi, a senior social worker with the Fanau Ola team, talks about her passion for making a difference in the lives of Pasifika people, how her faith guides her work. "My role is to poupou (advocate), tokoni (enable), and fakaivi'i (empower) our Pasifika patients, especially our Tongan community.