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My story: Jordy Jamieson

17 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

Jordy Jamieson takes part in a consumer panel and talks about life since being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 10.

Consumer stories: Kelvin Twist

12 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

This is the personal story of Kelvin Twist, a member of the Commission's consumer network.

Hazel's story

23 May 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This is Hazel's story. Hazel was in hospital for a scheduled hip replacement operation in September 2012, when she had a fall and cracked a bone in the hip she'd just had surgery on, and needed to have further surgery.

My story: Gary Sutcliffe

17 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

Gary Sutcliffe takes part in a consumer panel and talks about life since being diagnosed with depression and anxiety in the early 1990s.

Advance care planning: Heather's story

7 Feb 2017, Advance Care Planning

Dr Heather Roberston, Advance care planning clinical lead for Hauora Tairāwhiti, the district health board of Tairāwhiti, talks about how her serious car accident brought home the importance of sharing your ACP with loved ones.

Video: Ira Te Au shares her health care experience

15 Dec 2014, Partners in Care

Ira Te Au shares a waiata introducing herself and her whānau. Ira talks about her life and how she began working in health. She had a diagnosis of diabetes following a health check and also had gall stones later in life.

Consumer stories: Kula Alapaki

12 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

This is the personal story of Kula Alapaki, a member of the Commission's consumer network.

Alwena & Jim's story

11 Sep 2019, Partners in Care

Alwena was diagnosed with stage 4 peritoneal cancer. In this video, her husband Jim (a health care professional) shares his story about Alwena's diagnosis and their whānau's experience with the health system.

Mr Mitchell compliments hospital team

12 Oct 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

A patient story from Mr Mitchell, complimenting Open for leadership award winner Gemma Watts and her team at Ward 15 for their care.

Consumer stories: Vicki Culling

13 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

This is the personal story of Vicki Culling, a member of the Commission's consumer network.

My story: Rowena Mortimer

17 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

Rowena Mortimer takes part in a consumer panel and talks about life since being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005.