Blogs

empty hospital

Nurses’ strike concludes

Posted by Communications Team on 13 July 2018 |

District Health Boards say they are returning to normal services following the 24-hour strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that ended at 7:00 this morning.

| Read the full post

empty hospital

Counties Manukau Health Update (as at 7pm)

Posted by Communications Team on 12 July 2018 |

  • Occupancy levels at Middlemore Hospital and Kidz First have remained busy but manageable throughout the day, despite the hospital continuing to provide essential and life preserving services.
  • The number of people attending our Emergency Department has been steady.
  • Please remember that although the nurses’ strike does not end until 7am Friday (13 July) people should not delay seeking medical treatment during this period.
  • If you are, or may be, seriously unwell you should still come to ED. If it is an emergency, call 111 immediately. 
  • For FREE health advice 24 hours a day, call Healthline on 0800 611 116.
  • CMDHB acknowledges and appreciates the commitment that has been shown by staff and volunteers.

| Read the full post

empty hospital

DHBs strike contingency response going to plan

Posted by Communications Team on 12 July 2018 |

District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the country’s hospitals are going to plan for the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that began at 7:00 am this morning.

| Read the full post

Picket

Nurses strike will go ahead on Thursday, 12 July

Posted by Communications Team on 10 July 2018 |

District Health Boards are disappointed nurses have rejected the revised offer recommended by their union after facilitation.

| Read the full post

Bowel Screening

The National Bowel Screening Programme has launched in Counties Manukau

Posted by Communications Team on 10 July 2018 |

The National Bowel Screening Programme has today been launched for the first time in Counties Manukau, with more than 65,000 residents being invited to participate in the programme which will be rolled out over the next two years.

| Read the full post

Galbraith

CM Health to open new and innovative ward in time for winter demand

Posted by The Communications Team on 2 July 2018 |

Media release | Counties Manukau Health is opening a newly renovated 30-bed ward at Middlemore Hospital in order to meet the increased demand associated with winter.

| Read the full post

Picket

Next week’s nurses’ strike averted

Posted by Communications Team on 2 July 2018 |

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the country’s District Health Boards today agreed a revised offer that will be taken to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants next week.

| Read the full post

Picket

Revised offer to be considered by nurses

Posted by The Communications Team on 2 July 2018 |

Media release | District Health Boards have given NZNO a revised offer for its members to consider over the coming week.

| Read the full post

The Right Care for You website banner

Access to subsidised after hours care doubled for Counties Manukau

Posted by The Communications Team on 29 June 2018 |

Media release | More visits will be subsidised as part of a plan by Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) to provide greater access to urgent after hours care across the district. 

| Read the full post

middlemore

Life preserving services

Posted by The Communication Team on 28 June 2018 |

The DHBs and NZNO have been working collaboratively to mitigate risk to patients and staff during industrial action by ensuring staff with specialist clinical skills are available for emergency and essential services. 

| Read the full post