Manaia Health PHO Ltd Board

Manaia Health PHO Board held its AGM on Tuesday 8th November 2016 with the following elected to continue supporting, governing and steering the Manaia waka:

Liz Cassidy-Nelson - appointed by Community Advisory Group
Kim Fuller - appointed by Community Advisory Group
Dr Cathy Hurd - appointed by Kaipara Community Committee
Shirleyanne Brown - appointed by Terenga Paraoa Ltd
Marie Tautari - appointed by Terenga Paraoa Ltd
Gwen Tepania-Palmer - appointed by Terenga Paraoa Ltd
Dr Andrew Miller (Chair) - appointed by Whangarei Healthcare Ltd
Dr Melissa Gilbert - appointed by Whangarei Healthcare Ltd
Olivia Nutley - appointed by Whangarei Healthcare Ltd

The Board wishes to acknowledge Dr Paula Mathieson who stepped down as Board Director this year after seven years’ service. Paula’s contribution, support and advice over the years has been very much appreciated. The Board wishes Paula all the best.

The Board also wish to acknowledge and welcome its first Practice Nurse to the Manaia Health PHO governance team. Olivia Nutley was nominated as a Director of the PHO Board at the Whangarei Healthcare Ltd AGM in October. Whangarei Healthcare Ltd is the 50% shareholder group and was established to represent all GPs and nurses in the Whangarei and Kaipara areas. It is great to see a Practice Nurse take up this important leadership role.