Bowel Screening Nurse Specialist at Counties Manukau Health Hannah Gleeson is used to people going ‘ew’ when talking about her work as a nurse in the National Bowel Screening Programme (for the Counties Manukau area), but she’s determined to break down the social barriers around bowel cancer and bowel health.
Until tomorrow, Wednesday 9 June eight urgent care clinics are offering free urgent care to the following people in the Counties Manukau Health area:
Children under 14;
People over 65;
Community services card holders;
High user health card holders; and
People living in a quintile five area.
Celebrating Samoan Language Week: Samoan doctor an inspiration for Pacific and Maaori youth to never give up
For Saleimoa Sami’s whaanau, training in medicine was completely foreign. Unfamiliar with the world of academia, the 30-year-old had to navigate studying and ongoing training while also fulfilling his family commitments.