The National Hauora Coalition (NHC) faces a busy month as it prepares to welcome it’s 17 new Waikato practices on 1st October 2019, establish its Waikato office and launch its new local Tiakina te Tangata mobile Long Term Conditions service.
The British Medical Journal Open recently published a paper describing the study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Mana Tū programme. Mana Tū is a unique Māori-lead programme developed and led by the NHC that supports people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes to successfully self-manage with their condition.
Yesterday, The Treasury released its Living Standards Framework Dashboard. This dashboard attempts to take deep dive into the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders all with the aim of informing Budget 2019 - billed as a Wellbeing Budget.
However, there are real grounds for concerns about the dashboard and how it will be used.
The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published a paper describing the rationale behind the development of the Mana Tū programme. Mana Tū is a unique Māori-lead programme developed and led by the NHC that supports people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes to successfully self-manage with their condition.
Over the next few weeks we will be showcasing developments and thinking from across our network and will share some of the cool, interesting or challenging things we’re doing.
Today we’re kicking off our posts with a note from our Chief Executive, Simon Royal. Simon is a named claimant in Wai 2687, a contemporary Waitangi Tribunal claim that is being heard by the Tribunal later this year as part of its Kaupapa Inquiry into health.