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Mental health initiative in schools expanded across North and West Auckland

A new Te Whatu Ora initiative teaching students skills to navigate life’s adversities is being launched in up to 18 North and West Auckland secondary schools.

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Holistic elderly care programme expands into West Auckland

More older people will be supported to stay in their own homes for longer thanks to a newly expanded Te Whatu Ora-funded initiative led by participating general practices in parts…

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Hibiscus Coast Community Health Centre staff putting themselves on the wall

Patients and visitors at Hibiscus Coast Community Health Centre in Red Beach are enjoying a colourful new reception area – thanks to staff. Read full release here.

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Supreme award for once-in-a-generation mental health service

An innovative programme that is improving the mental wellbeing of thousands of people every day, has just been presented with a prestigious Australasian award.

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Mental wellbeing topics and video series a boost for Aucklanders

Health Navigator Charitable Trust (HNCT) and Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand have partnered to create 15 new wellbeing website pages, four personal stories and 19 videos that focus…

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Health scholarship scheme supports equity in the workforce

Maia Lingman grew up in Papamoa, knowing she wanted to be a dietitian once she left school.

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'Golden Hip Award’ for top-performing Te Whatu Ora fracture service

A holistic model of care is paying dividends for hip fracture patients at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand’s North Shore Hospital which has just been presented with a…

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We’re proud to announce our new name: Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitematā.

We’re proud to announce our new name: Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitematā. Read full release 

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Special Care Baby Unit at Waitakere Hospital opens to the public

The newly upgraded and expanded Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Waitakere Hospital opened to the public this morning, and all babies and parents who were previously being cared for…

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Learning to communicate after a stroke – volunteer group celebrates its 40th anniversary

Telesia (Sia) Key, who had a stroke in 2020, feels she owes a debt of gratitude to the Volunteer Stroke Scheme (VSS) as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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