Media release 15 February 2018 | What is the standard procedure for sending items home with patients?Patients who wish to take tissue home with them would be required to fill out a Request for Return of Tissue part of the Surgical Consent form, and a Request form Amputated Tissue/limb return…
Media release 14 February 2018 | Minister of Health Dr David Clark has ordered an independent review of the National Bowel Screening Programme. The free screening programme is being rolled-out in stages around the country, with three DHBs currently on board.
Media release 12 February 2018 | Associate Health Minister the Hon Julie Anne Genter visited Counties Manukau Health’s Middlemore Hospital today to look at the ways it is reducing its carbon footprint.
Media release 6 February 2018 | Counties Manukau Health is limiting the number of admissions to the National Burns Centre (NBC) at Middlemore Hospital following several cases of a highly unusual multi-drug resistant organism.
Latest news 1 September 2017 | Expression of Interest for a Consumer Council member within the Counties Manukau Patient Whaanau Centred Care Consumer CouncilCounties Manukau Health has a Consumer Council who represents the interests of consumers.
Stuff. co. nz 12 May 2017 | It's been 70 years since a young Esme Green decided she wanted to be a nurse. The year was 1947 and the 20-year-old dressmaker was living in Otahuhu when a new south Auckland hospital opened its doors on May 3.
Media release 28 June 2017 | The depth and breadth of health research taking place at Counties Manukau Health – in the hospital as well as in the community – was recently celebrated during Research Week 2017, hosted by the Ko Awatea Research and Evaluation Office.
Media release 26 June 2017 | Middlemore Hospital experiencing long wait times for minor illness and injuries due to winter spikeMiddlemore Hospital is experiencing a significant spike in the number of people coming to its Emergency Department as it sees the impact of winter hitting early.
Latest news 12 May 2017 | As we celebrate Middlemore’s 70th Birthday, who better to take us down memory lane than Esme Green (nee Montgomery) the first trainee nurse to work at Middlemore Hospital. I lived and grew up in Mangere Road, Otahuhu, just along from the hospital.
Media release 28 April 2017 | A sign at the front of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department had been placed there by a staff member without senior authorisation and had been left there since a period of particularly high demand.