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Urgent action needed to address ongoing inequity in maternity sector

NEWS: 16 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Babies of Māori, Pacific and Indian mothers are still more likely than babies of New Zealand European mothers to die in pregnancy or within the first 28 days, the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee 14th report shows.

Felicity's story: shared goals of care

PUBLICATION: 24 Dec 2020, Patient Deterioration

In this video Felicity shares her story of advocating for her mother’s wishes and values when her mother was dying.

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Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

NEWS: 17 Dec 2020, ACP information for consumers

Two months ago, Tahu Hikuroa died of an aggressive brain tumour leaving behind wife Jo and two young sons. As they navigated their way through numerous treatments, they found that doing an advance care plan helped them face tough decisions.

Palace of Care – Farewell to Perlin Soong

NEWS: 11 Dec 2020, ACP information for consumers

Dr James Jap is a palliative care specialist working in Auckland. In his blog, originally published on Palliverse, he shares the story of Perlin Soong, a 32-year-old with metastatic cancer.

End of Life Choices Act

NEWS: 12 Nov 2020, ACP information for consumers

In the 2020 election, there was a majority ‘yes’ vote in the End of Life Choice referendum. You may be wondering what this will mean and how you might exercise your choice.

Update from the advance care planning programme – August 2020

NEWS: 4 Sep 2020, ACP information for clinicians

This update from the advance care planning programme includes information on speakers for the Ō tātou hiranga what matters to us hui, whenua ki te whenua the new ACP guide for whānau, training for ACP and SICG and welcomes a new staff member.

Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

NEWS: 21 Apr 2020, ACP information for consumers

Tahu Hikuroa has aggressive brain tumours that means his future is uncertain. But, having an advance care plan has helped Tahu and wife Jo to make some tough decisions and feel more in control about what lies ahead.

New Serious illness conversation guide available

NEWS: 24 Mar 2020, ACP information for clinicians

A new evidence-based guide to support clinicians to have quality conversations with seriously ill people and their whānau is now available.

Advance Care Planning Day – Friday 3 April 2020

NEWS: 29 Jan 2020, ACP information for clinicians

Advance Care Planning (ACP) Day, Friday 3 April 2020, will focus on explaining the benefits of ACP and work towards making it ‘business-as-usual’ for all health care professionals

Frailty care guides | Ngā aratohu maimoa hauwarea

PUBLICATION: 12 Sep 2019, Aged Residential Care

The frailty care guides are a suite of 26 nursing decision support tools covering the spectrum of frailty from deterioration to communication and advance treatment planning.

Courtenay and Demar, their story

PUBLICATION: 12 Feb 2019, Patient Deterioration

Courtenay Mihinui shares the story of her journey through the health system with her daughter Demar.