Every year thousands of kiwis’ summer includes journeys to the beach, families and feasting, and of course the time-honoured tradition of New Year’s resolutions with stopping smoking consistently at the top of this list.
Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs) are independently contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide primary maternity services. There have recently been some LMCs exiting practice in parts of the Waikato – leaving a gap that has yet to be filled. For some women this meant it has been difficult to find an LMC.
Waikato DHB held the first of a series of planned public meetings this week to ask the Waikato community to share experiences, views and ideas that will help guide the new direction of mental health and addiction services in the Waikato.