News & Notices

Planned care programme will make lasting differences to health service delivery

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand’s chief executive Margie Apa says the report from the Planned Care Taskforce, released today, represents long term and lasting differences to the way...

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'COVID-19 Cruise Ship Exercise' provides inter-agency problem-solving practice

The Nelson Marlborough Health Protection team led forty-one attendees from fifteen different organisations in a COVID-19 Cruise Ship Exercise with the aim of strengthening lines of communication and preparing for a busy cruise season. 


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Health Care Assistant Apprenticeships prove an appealing path into healthcare at Motueka Career Fair

Learn about Health Care Assistant apprentices: on-the-job training for a career in health that can lead to higher-level roles in nursing, midwifery, and social work.


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Retailers thanked for helping protect young people from harm

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough Health Protection Operations Manager Sonya Briggs says a Controlled Purchase Operation was conducted in the Richmond/Hope/Appleby area recently – and all retailers passed the test.


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Te Whare Tapa Whā comes to life in a new collaborative artwork by community mental health

The story of a collaboration between a community mental health group, a local artist, and the support that made their Te Whare Tapa Whā mural possible. 


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Mārama - Mental Health and Addictions feedback survey

Mārama is a Nationwide online survey that allows consumers and whānau give anonymous feedback on our Mental Health & Addictions services.

Designed for people aged 12 and over, it is completely anonymous and asks seven simple questions about your experience with us.

We encourage everyone using our services, and their whānau, to provide feedback to us via the Mārama Feedback Survey.

 


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The enduring spirit of humanity in healthcare: what happened when AT&R flexed to include a COVID ward

The inclusion of a COVID ward inside the Assessment, Treatment & Rehab ward changed daily life for patients and presented unique challenges and opportunities for the nursing staff. We look inside the ward to celebrate the indelible compassion and spirit of humanity that endures in healthcare no matter the circumstances.


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Let's 'push play' and get moving this spring!

The Push Play campaign from the 1990s is back to encourage everyone to get moving again after COVID disruptions.

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Code of expectations released for engaging with whānau and consumers

The Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand has released the final version of the code of expectations for health entities’ engagement with consumers and whānau.

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Te Piki Oranga kaimahi made 1,336 calls to potentially flood-affected whānau, supporting with kai, medications, and health concerns

Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga Lorraine Staunton describes the incredible experience Te Piki Oranga kaimahi had connecting and reconnecting with whānau across the Top of the South through check-in phone calls throughout the weather event.


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