Welcome and farewell

Welcome and farewell

  After nearly 5 years at the helm of the Rodney Surgical Centre Marianne Davidson-Beker has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer to return to Christchurch, her hometown. She is very proud to have been part of Rodney Surgical Centre growth over the years. Her...

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John Mutu Grigg’s health article in the Mahurangi Matters

John Mutu Grigg’s health article in the Mahurangi Matters

“Doc, I can’t feel my fingers” Numbness and tingling in the fingers is very a common condition. “Carpal tunnel syndrome”, or pressure on the median nerve at the wrist has an incidence of between 3-5% of the population. This presents with numbness, tingling or pins and...

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Andrew McGill’s health article in the Mahurangi Matters

Andrew McGill’s health article in the Mahurangi Matters

The 3 main types of skin cancer are BCCs, SCCs and Melanomas. In general the best way to treat skin cancers is to remove them surgically. Basal Cell carcinomas (BCCs) are the most common type of skin cancer, but fortunately they are the least aggressive of the 3. A...

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Jonathan Koea’s health article in the Mahurangi Matters

Jonathan Koea’s health article in the Mahurangi Matters

Twenty years ago, the average hospital stay for a patient undergoing groin hernia repair was one and a half days, five days for gallbladder removal, one night for repair of an umbilical hernia and four days for repair of an incisional hernia. Up to six weeks off work...

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