The Ministry of Health (MoH) is investigating a positive COVID-19 test result from a person who recently travelled from overseas, completed their stay in managed isolation in a facility in Auckland, and returned two negative tests as part of routine testing.
The Auckland region is currently experiencing high volumes of Emergency Department presentations which are impacting on waiting times. Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, Vanessa Thornton, is urging the community to come to the ED only for emergencies, including injuries which threaten life or limb.
CM Health is urging everyone to take a few extra measures to keep safe this summer and help out our busy hospital. Dr Pete Watson, Counties Manukau Health’s Chief Medical Officer, says many of the accidents and injuries usually treated at this time of year are avoidable.
Dr Vanessa Thornton, Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, is asking for the Counties Manukau community’s assistance as the hospital’s Emergency Department nears capacity levels.
For the last 20 years, Health Care Assistant (HCA) at Botany Downs Birthing Unit Vida Kereopa has seen many changes with the women and whaanau who’ve come into the unit, but her care for them has remained constant.
CM Health school nurse Cristine Ronberg and Prohealth Pharmacist Ashika Devi-Chaudhary vaccinating at Alfriston College
For the first time, 49 pharmacies in the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) area are offering free measles vaccination to young people aged 16 to 30*.
“Alcohol hurt me. I wish someone had helped my mum not to drink so my brain wouldn’t have gotten hurt. ” Sam* is 11-years-old and was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) at the age of five.
Media Release 1 December 2020 – Minister of Health |The Government will pass time limited legislation to give legal certainty to drug checking services, so they can carry out their work to keep New Zealanders safer this summer at festivals without fear of prosecution, Health Minister Andrew Little says.