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2 July 2019

By Equally Well

Ensuring physical health is at the heart of a transformed mental health and addiction system

This blog puts an Equally Well lens on the government's response to the He Ara Oranga inquiry into mental health and addiction.

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2 July 2019

By Equally Well

Australian Equally Well Symposium

Equally Well collaborative members Helen Lockett and Caro Swanson were keynote speakers at the first Australian Equally Well symposium, sharing key insights and learnings from New Zealand's experience in driving improvements in the physical health of people with mental health and addiction needs.

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2 July 2019

By Equally Well

Corrections Health Nurses Education Programme

Read Equally Well Backbone Team member Ashley Koning's blog about what has struck him while co-facilitating the Department of Corrections primary mental health and addiction education programme for Corrections’ health service nurses.

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12 March 2019

By Equally Well

Staying agile and keeping an eye on the horizon of possibilities

Equally Well champion and strategic lead Helen Lockett reflects on the cracking Equally Well workshop held at the Ministry of Health's Making it Real: Working with long-term conditions conference.

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19 November 2018

By Equally Well

Equally Well UK launches

Equally Well UK was formally launched in September with Helen Lockett opening the launch with a brief background on Equally Well and how it started in New Zealand, and some examples of impact we’ve achieved.

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16 November 2018

By Equally Well

Hepatitis C in the Auckland Opioid Treatment Service

Two pilot audits of the current Hepatitis C (HCV) status of people receiving opioid treatment in 2016 and 2017 indicated that a significant proportion of people had current active HCV infection but were not engaged in treatment.

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