Health minister HIP with the programme as Porirua practice opens up to guests

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Health minister HIP with the programme as Porirua practice opens up to guests

PUCHs team, Te Tumu Waiora

A gathering of Porirua Union & Community Health Service staff and guests: health improvement practitioner William Teleaga, manager Hiueni Nuku, Mana MP Barbara Edmonds, nurse Uputaua Ioapo Peniata, health coach Willie Te’o, patient Carol Hapeta, GP Bryan Betty, patient Fiona Alai, health minister Andrew Little, Tū Ora Compass Health acting chief executive Justine Thorpe, Te Waka Whaiora Maori cultural lead for access & choice Nani McCluskey, Tū Ora general manager clinical services Melissa Simpson, Ministry of Health acting deputy director-general mental health and Addiction Toni Gutschlag, Tū Ora project lead for access & choice Nimesh Patel, Tū Ora mental health service lead Jocelyn Malcolm, ministry group manager, primary and community wellbeing Jo Chiplin, Pathways project lead David Coffey, Te Waka Whaiora health coach/community support worker Rose Kani, clinical pharmacist Lynda Bryant, Tū Ora mental health operations coordinator Tessa Sefton (in background), Compass Health and GP Bhavna Mistry

Health and wellbeing staff em­ployed through Te Tumu Waiora are proving invaluable for high-needs general practice Porirua Union & Community Healt