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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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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Mana Ake ‘shows what’s possible when communities come together’

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The Minister of Health took the opportunity to talk to children, teachers and special education needs coordinators (SENCOs) when he visited Christchurch on 28 February to talk about the innovative initiative providing wellbeing and mental health support to children. Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow offers support for children in schools years 1-8 who are

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Step Up Programme expanded – more help for Cantabrians

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The Step Up Programme helps Cantabrians who are on a benefit and have a medical deferral to find and stay in work.  It’s a partnership between the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), Canterbury District Health Board and Pegasus Health. The programme began as a pilot with some Canterbury practices in March 2017. The service is

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Pegasus Scholarships – apply now

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Applications are now open for the 2019 Pegasus Health Workforce Development Scholarships. We invite students who identify as Māori, Pacific or from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, studying medicine, nursing or allied health to apply. More information plus the online application form can be found on our website. Applications close: 5pm FRIDAY 22 MARCH 2019

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Pegasus Health recognised at Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards

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The Canterbury Health System Quality Improvement Showcase was held on Thursday 6 December 2018. The showcase is an exciting and inspiring opportunity to share ideas and learnings as well as celebrate the presentation of the Quality Improvement Innovations Awards. This year Pegasus Health staff were recipients for two of the awards: Health Equity for all

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Children and young people to benefit from donations

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Children waiting in the 24 Hour Surgery (24HS) in Christchurch and young people in Oranga Tamariki Residences will benefit from wonderful donations from the Countdown Kids Appeal this year. This annual appeal has been providing support for children’s hospitals around New Zealand since 2007. Each year, thousands of Countdown and hospital staff rally their communities

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Exciting news about Pegasus Health’s new locum service BeeFoundNZ

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BeeFound, an online platform that enables General Practice to search for and book GP, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, and Enrolled Nurse Locums has been named as one of three finalists in the New Zealand section at the 2018 NZHIT Innovation Awards. New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) is an industry group of health software companies, partners,

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Diabetes Action Month

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November is Diabetes Action Month. Through a month of action, Diabetes NZ will raise awareness and encourage action to challenge Kiwis to ‘Act Now To Live Well’. This year Diabetes NZ is busting the myths about diabetes by looking at how common misconceptions and judgement can affect people living with diabetes. They encourage all New

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