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  • Whaea Annie Fox | Manaia Health PHO
    PHO Performance Programme Primary Options Maori Health Advisory Groups Calendars General Practice Provider Documentation Links Login Community Resources Vacancies Home Whaea Annie Fox Position Cultural Advisor Qualifications Diploma Tertiary Teaching Attendance Certificate Stanford Model Training Background No Mangakahia toku whaea no Hokianga toku matua ko Ngapuhi Te Rarawa me Te Aupouri nga iwi My mum s whanau is from Mangakahia my dad s whanau is from the Hokianga I have

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/675 (2016-04-30)
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  • Free GP visits for 13,000 more Northland kids | Manaia Health PHO
    under 6 and the announcement is expected to benefit about 400 000 children nationally when introduced Mr Farrelly said the announcement was a great surprise that would directly effect more than 13 000 children aged from 6 to 13 and their families in Northland We are a region that really needs this It s something we have been lobbying for for a long time as we ve seen the impact on the health of under sixes by having free GP visits and prescriptions for them he said Since GPs for under 6s were free we ve seen already a decrease in the hospital admission rate for under 6s in Northland and a decrease in absenteeism from school through illness I believe that it s saved lives as these are our most vulnerable children and seeing a GP early stops some of these ailments getting to life threatening situations I believe this will have a huge impact for so many more and it s part of our push to get free GP visits for all people aged under 18 in the future Families would also benefit Mr Farrelly said The cost of seeing a GP during normal hours in Northland for a child under 13 was between 10 and 27 so at an average of about 18 a family with two children in that age group could save about 180 a year on top of prescription savings of 6 an item We know that mothers prioritise healthcare We know of mums being sick and taking a sick child to the doctor but can only afford to pay for one She ll pay for her child and not get treated herself That then impacts on her health he said This will enhance other work we are doing to improve the health of

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1934 (2016-04-30)
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  • Passing the baton - providing respiratory services to the people of Northland | Manaia Health PHO
    2014 11 28am martin On the evening of April 10 th 2014 past and present committee members staff business partners and friends of the Asthma Society Northland Inc met together to share memories stories and to participate in passing stewardship of the respiratory service from the Asthma Society to Manaia Health PHO For over forty years the Asthma Society has provided respiratory services to many Northland communities The new contract

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1898 (2016-04-30)
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  • Whangarei Youth Space to become a reality | Manaia Health PHO
    into education training and employment The development of the Whangarei Youth Space has been a partnership with young people supported by a wide range of organisations Aaron Edwards Chairperson of the Whangarei Youth Space Trust said This is a significant milestone for young people in Whangarei The ASB Community Trust along with the Whangarei District Council Northland DHB and Manaia Health PHO through their funding and the numerous organisations involved with this project have come together to support a great initiative Whangarei has some amazing young people and Youth Space provides them with an opportunity to fully participate in decision making regarding their future The Youth Space Trust is advertising for an Executive Officer to lead Youth Space Mr Edwards said he expected the role to generate a lot of interest The governance model for the Youth Space includes equal participation of youth at all levels This commitment to youth participation in design delivery and in governance is an under pinning philosophy Ryan Donaldson Chairperson of the Youth Space Youth Group and a trustee of the Whangarei Youth Space Trust acknowledges the contribution that his peers have made to get the project to this stage It has been a dream of young people to have a place to call our own for many years Our youth group has met every fortnight for nearly two years to make Youth Space a reality We feel our voice has been heard and we have accomplished something very special getting this far We also now have a combined youth collective that will continue to guide the future direction of the Youth Space The grant from ASB Community Trust is brilliant The development of the Cafler Park facility based on plans drawn following design workshops with the Youth Collective will commence before the end of

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1792 (2016-04-30)
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  • PRIMARY HEALTH CARE NURSES AWARDED A MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION CREDENTIAL IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE | Manaia Health PHO
    primary health care nurses who have been on a credentialing pathway for the previous six months Credentialing assists nurses to build their capacity confidence and capability to respond to and meet the mental health and addiction needs of people in their communities Congratulations to Judith Hall and Jann Leaming NorthTec Student Health Centre Donna Kuljish and Chris Hutchinson Te Ha Oranga Robynann Dyson Bush Road MC Suzanne Mackay Te Aroha Noa MC Suzie Costelloe Bream Bay MC and Veronique Norstrand Onerahi MC The credentialed nurses expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to participate in the six training days held over six months The nurses describe an improved level of confidence in caring for people in their community and are quick to highlight that mental health should not be seen as a separate part of health and applies to all people attending their services As one nurse describes we have had growth in knowledge and emotional intelligence listening and being mindful of what is truly important Another nurse highlights the true holistic approach to her nursing care stating Now we are nursing the way we were meant to The nurses reported an enhanced level of confidence to screen assess provide brief

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1753 (2016-04-30)
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  • Forget the Bling Bling - do the Whanau Thing | Manaia Health PHO
    Login Community Resources Vacancies Home Forget the Bling Bling do the Whanau Thing Fri 21 06 2013 1 48pm Janine Forget the Bling Bling do the Whanau Thing is an annual campaign which aims to reduce the economic and social stress experienced by low income families at Christmas time This project is about providing information and tools to families and communities as a reminder that Christmas is a time to spend celebrating life with families and friends rather than spending lots of money on expensive presents which leave families in debt and stressed The project came out of the Whangarei Gambling Action Group and the Whangarei Child Poverty Action Group and includes 155 Community House Northland Urban Rural Mission Nga Manga Puriri the Problem Gambling Foundation and Manaia Health PHO For the last two years the Mental Health Foundation have worked collaboratively on the project and through this involvement there has been an increasing focus on the use of social media via Facebook and an extension of the project into Auckland An impact evaluation of the project was undertaken this year The evaluation found that whanau who completed the online survey understood the kaupapa of the campaign and in addition

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1689 (2016-04-30)
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  • Maori Health Leadership Awards with a focus on Mental Health and Addictions | Manaia Health PHO
    1 Bob Henare Award The specific focus of the Bob Henare Excellence Award is to by recognising excellence innovation and best practice support rangatahi under 25 years Māori leadership in the mental health sector Candidates for this Award must be nominated One Award of up to 5000 each will be made in 2013 2 Harry Pitman Award The specific focus of the Harry Pitman Excellence Award is to by recognising

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1607 (2016-04-30)
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  • Youth Space | Manaia Health PHO
    Health Promotion Mental Health Well Being Safe Families Whakamana Whanau PHO Performance Programme Primary Options Maori Health Advisory Groups Calendars General Practice Provider Documentation Links Login Community Resources Vacancies Home Youth Space Fri 21 12 2012 8 52am Janine Manaia Health PHO and partners have been working away over the last few years on a project to establish a Youth Space in Whangarei This is in response to the voice of young people in our area over many years In 2012 Manaia Health PHO took on a leadership role to progress this work and this has resulted in the completion of a business case With the support of the ASB Community Trust we are now in a position to move forward from this business case to an establishment phase that will include detailed business and implementation plans We hope to have a Youth Space open and operating in Whangarei from the end of 2013 The vision is for a central city location services and activities based on youth development principles for the space to have a strong intersectoral approach be linked with other youth services and be run by a new to be established Not for Profit entity On Friday

    Original URL path: http://manaiapho.co.nz/node/1459 (2016-04-30)
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