Pegasus Health welcomes new Director of Hauora Māori and Ōritetanga

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Pegasus Health’s commitment to equity and access will be further strengthened with the appointment of Irihāpeti Mahuika as its Director of Hauora (Health and Wellbeing) Māori and Ōritetanga (Equity and Equality). This newly-created role supports Pegasus Health’s commitment to reduce inequities, increase access to services and improve hauora outcomes for Māori in Canterbury. “Irihāpeti will

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Reading in Mind at Tūranga

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On Saturday 10 August the Pegasus Health ‘Reading in Mind’ team joined a mental health and wellbeing showcase with Ōtautahi Creative Spaces at Tūranga. The Reading in Mind scheme works with Christchurch City Libraries and MHERC to provide a resource to support people experiencing low-to-moderate mental health issues. They do this by providing lists of

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Pegasus Health Chair appointed to Health Precinct Advisory Council

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Congratulations to Peter Townsend, Chair of Pegasus Health, who has recently been appointed as the Independent Chair of the Health Precinct Advisory Council. Peter is well-respected in Canterbury and nationally and has been closely involved in Canterbury’s development and regeneration for more than 20 years. He is a tireless advocate for Canterbury and always has

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Are you looking for health and wellbeing advice?

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The Canterbury District Health Board has recently launched a great resource for people wanting to access health and wellbeing information and advice. Whether for yourself or someone you’re caring for, the Canterbury Resilience Hub website – www.resilient.org.nz – is a ‘one stop shop’ for practical health and wellbeing advice for people recovering from a significant

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Inspiration, validation and motivation for recipients of 2019 Pegasus Health Workforce Development Scholarships

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Twenty-one students from a wide variety of health studies received Pegasus Health scholarships last night (Tuesday 14 May) at a community event held at Tūranga. Vince Barry, CEO of Pegasus Health says “Each year, as we award these scholarships, I am so impressed by the work of the applicants and the challenges some of them

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Whānau, fitness and fun

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Congratulations to all our Pegasus practices and staff who took part in yesterday’s City 2 Surf run/walk. This was the 45th year of this event and participants could choose from a 14km or 6km distance. A great way to combine whānau, fitness and fun at a time when Christchurch really needs this.

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Where to find support

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The events in Christchurch on Friday 15 March 2019 are distressing for our community. If you or someone you know needs mental wellbeing support or advice: Call or text 1737 to speak with a trained counsellor. This service is free of charge and is available day and night. Download the translated ‘Need to talk? 1737’

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