Wellbeing initiative provides long-term benefits for tamariki

Early intervention and collaborative approaches such as those being put in place by Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow have been shown to result in a range of wellbeing benefits for children and their whānau, according to findings from a report released today.
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Importance of kōrero – a patient’s perspective

A courageous wāhine called Lynda Maaka is helping to spread an important message about the value of kōrero between healthcare teams and their patients.
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Case study: Urgent Care - Manaaki ohotata Service Level Alliance

The Urgent Care Service Level Alliance is made up of a motivated, dynamic and skilled group of people from across the health system who use data to inform decisions and predict pressure points and bring together small working groups to delve into issues and make adjustments to the system.
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More options for care around the clock in Ashburton

Ensuring people and their whānau can get care when and where they need is a top priority for local general practice teams and the wider health care community in Ashburton.
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Farewell to Sue Nightingale and Sue Fowlie

The Canterbury Clinical Network Alliance Leadership Team said goodbye to two members at the October meeting. Chair for ALT, Dr Don Elder acknowledged and thanked both Sue Nightingale and Sue Fowlie for their significant contributions....
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Improved Opioid Substitution Therapy for Canterbury Clients

Cantabrians receiving Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) will soon be receiving improved care following a recently approved project to strengthen collaboration between community pharmacists and Canterbury Opioid Recovery Service (CORS) to reduce administration, so more time can be spent helping clients. 
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New Diabetes Education Programme delivered in the community

A new education programme designed to support people with Type 2 Diabetes to manage their condition and improve their health and wellbeing is now available in the community.
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Canine companions spreading joy across Christchurch

Canterbury’s finest four-legged fur-friends are bringing joy to older people with a new type of home visit.
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