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Middlemore Emergency Department experiencing high volumes, long wait times

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.

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Make this festive season one to remember – for the right reasons

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.

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Community urged to seek the right care for their condition, help keep ED free for life threatening emergencies

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.

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Take care these holidays and avoid trips to the Emergency Department

Media Release 23 December 2019 |It’s the festive season and that means our community will be making the most of long summer days including visiting whaanau and friends, barbeques, trips to the beach, and enjoying some Christmas cheer.

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New resources help health professionals have conversations about alcohol with patients

Latest news 3 December 2019|Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) has developed a series of videos to support health professionals talk to patients about their alcohol consumption.

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Counties Manukau health supporting junior journalism

Latest News 12 September 2019 | Counties Manukau Health’s Vanessa Thornton is no stranger to the media but her most recent interviewer was particularly new the profession. The clinical director of the Emergency Department was grilled about measles by 11-year-old Olivia Matsas, guest reporter for the newly established Kea Kids News.

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Award winning leader helping us tackle alcohol harm

Latest News 18 July 2019 | Maaori Warden David Ratū (Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua, Waikato, Ngaati Maniapoto), a member of the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Alcohol Harm Advisory Group has recently won the Minister of Health’s Health Volunteer of the Year Award for his dedication and relentless work in reducing the...

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