28 Oct 2020
Several Hawke’s Bay families have seen an improvement in the physical and emotional wellbeing of their young tamariki with eczema, thanks to a quality improvement project.
Hastings-based Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, provides a range of kaupapa Māori hauora services to improve the health status of Māori in Heretaunga.
Acute skin infections and eczema in 0–4-year-old Māori children, influenced by a lack of self-management support and access to preventative interventions, was resulting in preventable presentations to the organisation’s general practice clinic and Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s emergency department. Read more...