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Milestone celebration for groundbreaking maternity programme
15 October 2020
Associate minister of health the Hon Jenny Salesa was on hand to help Total Healthcare mark the 500th young mum through its groundbreaking Maternity Coordination...
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BLOG: NZ is falling behind on bowel cancer screening
24 September 2020
What is the MoH doing to build our colonoscopy capacity?

By Kate Moodabe
GM, Total Healthcare PHO

So far, Māori and Pasifika have been the losers in...
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Fast track cervical cancer testing and save lives
8 September 2020
Opinion piece featured in the NZ Herald on 8 Sep 2020

By Kate Moodabe
GM, Total Healthcare PHO

Professor Peter Davis wrote a recent column (NZ Herald, August 31) about the failings...
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BLOG: Scale and agility of network ensures we are COVID-ready
7 September 2020
By Mark Vella
CEO, Total Healthcare PHO 

When COVID-19 hit our shores in January this year, Total Healthcare and our provider network Tāmaki Health were ready to hit the...
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BLOG: COVID lessons must be applied to wider health issues
1 September 2020
By Kate Moodabe
GM, Total Healthcare PHO

One thing the New Zealand health sector has learned about delivery of care in 2020 is that we have...
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BLOG: Let’s fast track a test for cervical cancer and save lives
6 August 2020
By Kate Moodabe
GM, Total Healthcare PHO

Good news: we now have an accurate test for markers of cervical cancer that Kiwi women can use themselves...
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New virtual platform makes healthcare accessible for all
1 August 2020
New Zealanders can now book a virtual consultation with a doctor wherever they are in the country with the launch of online health consultation platform, Bettr.

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Ghandi nivas sees subtantial reduction in family harm
30 July 2020
A community-based programme has shown support for families experiencing family harm by working directly with perpetrators, reducing reoffending by almost 60% over five years.

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New self-test for cervical cancer can save lives
7 July 2020
Providing Māori and Pacific Island women with a new way to be screened for cervical cancer could help reduce the mortality rate of the disease...
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Giving our high-needs children the best start to life
7 July 2020
Our Maternity Coordination Service has helped more than 400 young pregnant Māori and Pacific women to secure health and social services support since its launch 18 months...
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BLOG: Robust systems will be needed to protect community funding
23 June 2020
By Mark Vella
CEO, Total Healthcare PHO 

There are a number of positives in the Government’s recent Health and Disability System Review and its focus on population health and...
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Mapping measles and COVID reaps rewards
9 May 2020
A Total Healthcare/Tāmaki Health measles campaign won the Spark Excellence in information technology award at the inaugural New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards in February.

Our novel...
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Maternity coordination service puts young mum in control
7 May 2020
When Ana Woonten first found out she was pregnant, she was full of anxiety about what lay ahead. Ana had only recently turned 20, and...
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Unmasking the brave COVID-19 testers
6 May 2020
When Dr Alistair Sullivan and his urgent care team were given the go-ahead to set up the country’s first COVID-19 testing stations they pulled out...
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Novel FlexiHubs deliver safe care
4 May 2020
The swift introduction of novel FlexiHubs that deliver safe in-clinic patient care has been an unqualified success for our provider network Tāmaki Health over the...
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