Pegasus Health Scholarship Awards – hard work, but so rewarding!

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The annual Pegasus Health Scholarship Awards held in May proved to be another powerful and emotional evening celebrating the diversity and successes of our 16 recipients. Samuel Equbazgi was an experienced journalist working for the Government’s Ministry of Information in his East African homeland of Eritrea before he was forced to flee. He says he

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Pae ora: Healthy futures for all New Zealanders

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On 21 April, the Government announced a new health system in response to the Health and Disability Review, which looked at different vehicles to deliver what is needed by our health system. The Review found that the country’s health system is supported by a dedicated workforce, but has become overly complex and fragmented and could

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Te Tumu Waiora Working to Improve Local Wellbeing

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Te Tumu Waiora (To head towards wellness) is providing a valuable component in the support services offered by Pegasus Health since being formally launched in Canterbury last year. A nationwide framework, Te Tumu Waiora has been developed over five years to provide convenient, personalised and holistic care and support for people experiencing mental distress, addiction

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Important message from Canterbury GPs during alert level four

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People should be contacting their family doctor, or seeking care at an urgent doctors, as they normally would, during the Level 4 management period. “It is important that you remain healthy and have your usual check-ups, renew prescriptions and talk to your family doctor about health issues,” Canterbury Primary Response Group Clinical Lead Dr Phil

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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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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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