What started as a ‘passion’ to achieve equity for Maaori has evolved into a clinic providing better outcomes for Maaori patients and whaanau in the Emergency Department (ED).
Over the last two weeks we have experienced a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in our community and admissions to our hospital. Just like all employers in New Zealand our workforce is impacted by the current Omicron surge.
Due to the impacts of the Omicron surge some outpatient appointments may be delayed. You will be offered another appointment as soon as we are able to do so.
It was a Tuesday morning in late February, amidst the current Omicron outbreak, when Malcolm awoke in pain.
Omicron cases are increasing throughout our rohe and our Community Health Service are not immune to its impacts. We are experiencing some staff shortages due team members becoming unwell, being required to self-isolate as a close contact, or having to look after unwell dependents.
After resigning herself to start planning her own funeral, Amy was given a second chance at life with a lung transplant– only to face a new challenge – keeping herself safe and alive during COVID-19.
In an effort to help relieve pressure on emergency departments across Tāmaki Makaurau, the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre (NRHCC) has launched four Whānau HQ Care Hubs.
It is my privilege to be returning to Counties Manukau Health to serve our community as the Chief Medical Officer. I re-join the team after a year on secondment as Chief Medical Officer for the Ministry of Health.
Shannon Taylor knows the importance of whaanau and it was this special bond that led her to our doors, to help care for her sister.
Rosalie Glynn (front row, centre) and the CM Health Consumer CouncilRosalie Glynn is a force. A consumer advocate since 2011 and chair of the Consumer Council since 2015, Rosalie has worked tirelessly for a decade advocating ‘for those without a voice’.