Fight Flu

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Around one in four New Zealanders are infected with influenza each year. Many people won’t feel sick at all, but can still pass it on to others. Influenza can be anywhere. Contact with the influenza virus is almost unavoidable and while contact does not necessarily mean infection, it does mean that you are  never far

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New designated Registered Nurse Prescriber

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Congratulations to Chelsea Jones, Registered Nurse, Acute Demand 24 Hour Surgery. Chelsea has completed the Registered Nurse Prescribing pathway. Once she is formally endorsed by the Nursing Council, Chelsea will be authorised to prescribe specific medications for patients (with medical support for the first 12 months). Chelsea is the second Designated Prescriber – Registered Nurse

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On the run – 2018 City2Surf

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Congratulations to everyone who took part in the 2018 City2Surf annual walk/run on Sunday 18 March. Pegasus Health once again ‘walked the talk’ and entered a team of 145. The team included general practitioners, practice nurses and administrators from the Pegasus network, as well as 24 Hour Surgery and Pegasus support services staff. Pegasus Health

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Canterbury Polyfest a highlight on the cultural festival calendar

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Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Kia orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Nisa bula vinaka and warm pasifika greetings. On Saturday 17 March 2018 Pegasus health staff attended and supported  Canterbury Polyfest, a highlight on the cultural festival calendar and an opportunity for Pasifika youth, their families and communities to share their colourful and exuberant culture with the

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Workforce Development Scholarships – 2018 applications open

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We are delighted to invite students who identify as Māori, Pacific or from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, studying medicine, nursing or allied health to apply for the Pegasus Health Workforce Development Scholarships 2018. Pegasus Health recognises that to improve the health status of all populations we serve, the Canterbury health system needs to be

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