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September 2019
Avoiding hospital admissions through primary care winter wellness checks

Avoiding hospital admissions through primary care winter wellness checks

In an attempt to keep hospital admissions down and people well in their homes this winter, some Canterbury general practices have been trialling a new winter wellness initiative.
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Learning to breathe again – from reluctant participant to Superman

Learning to breathe again – from reluctant participant to Superman

Tuli was about 15 when he first got pneumonia in his home country of Samoa. He went on to have numerous lung infections and developed COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and bronchiectasis, which can be a result of ongoing infections such as pneumonia.
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Demystifying your medicines – what happens behind the pharmacy counter?

Demystifying your medicines – what happens behind the pharmacy counter?

Have you ever wondered what happens between handing in your script at the pharmacy counter and receiving your medicines? Despite a serene exterior, there’s a whirlwind of activity happening behind the counter as soon as your script is handed over.
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August 2019
Mana Ake team finalists in the Spirit of Service Awards 2019

Mana Ake team finalists in the Spirit of Service Awards 2019

Mana Ake - Stronger for Tomorrow has been selected as a finalist for the Spirit of Service awards in the Better Outcomes Award / Te Tohu mō ngā Hua E Pai Ake Ana.
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Play therapy – a mechanism for improving wellbeing

Play therapy – a mechanism for improving wellbeing

Children across Canterbury will benefit from ‘play therapy’ as a mechanism for improving wellbeing and mental health, as part of a partnership between Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow and Sport Canterbury.
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Hurunui health service enhancements progressing well

Hurunui health service enhancements progressing well

Health services for people in the Hurunui are steadily improving, thanks to the efforts of a locally-based working group, the Hurunui Health Services Development Group (HHSDG).
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Being prepared for future emergencies

Being prepared for future emergencies

Picture this, the sun is shining and snow-capped mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for what’s set to be a stunning winter’s day in the town of Oxford.
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July 2019
Dr Ramon Pink’s time with ALT acknowledged

Dr Ramon Pink’s time with ALT acknowledged

Dr Ramon Pink was presented with a pounamu pendant at the Alliance Leadership Team’s (ALT) meeting on Monday 22 July 2019 to acknowledge and celebrate his contribution to ALT.
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Protecting your baby by becoming smokefree

Protecting your baby by becoming smokefree

Amy Savelkoel was about nine when she first puffed on a cigarette. This was behind her parents’ backs of course and she went on to start smoking full-time during high school. A decade or so later and about to become a first time mum, it was no longer just about her own health.
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June 2019
A chance to shape health services across Ashburton

A chance to shape health services across Ashburton

Ashburton Consumer Forum is calling for new members to influence how health services are designed and delivered in the area.
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Latest progress report - January to March 2019

Latest progress report - January to March 2019

The programme office has released its quarterly report which summarises activity against the 2018-19 work plans for January to March 2019.
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Canterbury Resilience Hub, a new website for post-disaster support

Canterbury Resilience Hub, a new website for post-disaster support

The Canterbury Health System has launched a new website – Canterbury Resilience Hub – www.resilient.org.nz. The website is a central point for health and wellbeing advice and support, with links to other organisations that can provide practical assistance for people recovering from a significant event.
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May 2019
Simplifying access to after-hours care in Ashburton

Simplifying access to after-hours care in Ashburton

From 1 June Ashburton residents only need to call one number to access health care after-hours – their usual GP team.
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Celebrating a year since Mana Ake was launched

Celebrating a year since Mana Ake was launched

An event celebrating a year since Mana Ake - Stronger for Tomorrow was launched was held at the design lab this week.
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World Smoke Free Day 2019

World Smoke Free Day 2019

A Christchurch-based couple is enjoying the many benefits of being smoke free which, in their case, includes a brand new car.
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April 2019
Join the team - Communications and Documentation Coordinator

Join the team - Communications and Documentation Coordinator

Are you looking for a new opportunity that has variety and the satisfaction of doing something worthwhile? Do you want to work as part of a team in a flexible work environment? Then join CCN as our Communications and Documentation Coordinator.
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New kaimahi join Mana Ake whānau

New kaimahi join Mana Ake whānau

The Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow initiative achieved a special milestone this week when they welcomed 19 new team members, marking the final scheduled intake of dedicated wellbeing and mental health workers to support Canterbury’s five to 12 year olds.
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All you need to know about Personalised Care Plans

All you need to know about Personalised Care Plans

Electronic shared care plans are ‘living documents’ which give multiple professionals across different services consistent and coordinated access to their patient’s documented healthcare plans.
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March 2019
Join the team - Project Facilitator, Collaborative Care

Join the team - Project Facilitator, Collaborative Care

Do you have clinical experience in primary care and want: an exciting opportunity to facilitate changes in the way health services are delivered? Variety in a role and the satisfaction of doing something worthwhile? To work as part of a team in a flexible work environment? Look no further than the Project Facilitator, Collaborative Care role that's now available within the CCN programme team.
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February 2019
Mana Ake ‘shows what’s possible when communities come together’

Mana Ake ‘shows what’s possible when communities come together’

The Minister of Health took the opportunity to talk to children, teachers and special education needs coordinators (SENCOs) today when he visited Christchurch to talk about the innovative initiative providing wellbeing and mental health support to children.
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