Breathe Hawke’s Bay Centre Report
A catch up with Clinical Nurse Manager, Julie Shaw
Tena koutou katoa. I cannot believe we are now at the end of another year and the Christmas decorations are out in all the stores.
We have had a very busy and exciting few months. Some of the highlights would be welcoming volunteers Sandra, Esme and David to our team. They are all playing vital roles in the office and we really appreciate the support and advice they have shared so far. Holding the public and health professionals event in October was a great success. We were so fortunate that Lutz accepted our invitation and shared his wealth of knowledge and experience with us all. Balloon Day was a real success this year, thank you to everyone who supported the day either taking time out of your busy schedules collecting at the various sites on the day or giving generously to our Breathe Easy cause.
My team have had a productive few months with home visits, clinic appointments, education sessions to schools/preschools, sports clubs or community groups. We continue to deliver over and above our requirements but recognise this as an essential part of our service.
Unfortunately Nicole has left for a full-time position. We wish her all the best and are thankful for what she has achieved in regards to establishing the Asthma Friendly Sports Club Programme.
With Christmas and the holiday season just around the corner it is important to ensure you don’t run out of your inhalers, that your back pocket script is up to date especially if you are planning on going out of town and that you have repeats on hand.
I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Looking forward to catching up with you all in 2018.