Holi celebration at Pegasus House

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Pegasus Health staff celebrated Holi  on Friday 28 February 2020. Holi is a popular ancient Hindu festival, originating from the Indian subcontinent. A number of staff members with Indian backgrounds wore Indian traditional dress and arranged a well-organised and well-received morning tea. The aromas of delicious traditional dishes mixed with colourful sari and decorations to

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Nursing mihi celebrates Pegasus nurses

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Pegasus Health recently held a mihi (celebration) for five new nurse  graduates in the Nursing Entry to Practice Programme (NetP) and thanked last year’s NetP nurses for their efforts. You can see the full story plus a short video clip of the event on our Pegasus Nursing 2020 page. Congratulations to all our new NetP

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Where to find updates on Novel Coronavirus (2019-NCOV)

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For updates on the Coronavirus relating to primary healthcare, please visit the Canterbury Primary Response Group website. Here you will find the latest updates from the Ministry of Health and CDHB as they become available. You can also find more information here: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

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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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Recognition for WeCare Health Wigram from ScreenSouth

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Congratulations WeCare Health Wigram who won a morning tea shout for their nursing staff recently from ScreenSouth Ltd, regional provider of the National Cervical and Breast Screening Programmes. From January – June 2019 the nursing team at WeCare Health Wigram offered over 200 free cervical smears to priority group women. Women aged 20-69 years who

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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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