Cyber Smart Week 2021 | CERT

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Pegasus Health supports Cyber Smart Week and aims to provide privacy and security messaging to encourage Pegasus teams, practices and staff to help keep information protected and secure, both in the workplace and at home.  Each year CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) NZ raise awareness for cyber security, with the aim of increasing New Zealand’s

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90 For Canterbury

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We’re proud to support the 90% For Canterbury campaign. #90forcanterbury is an initiative by Cantabrians – for Cantabrians to boost and support Canterbury’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout. The goal is to make sure that 90% of Cantabrians have at least one vaccination by Labour Weekend (24 October). A high vaccination rate is how we will protect

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Multi-agency approach to suicide postvention

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Pegasus Health’s suicide prevention team is part of a multi-agency postvention working group aimed at supporting people and communities who may be affected following a death, or deaths, by suspected suicide. Postvention refers to a wide range of activities which occur immediately following a death by suspected suicide. This is with the understanding that such

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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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