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15 December 2016

By Robyn Shearer

Farewell 2016, hello 2017

2016 has been a huge year all round! Like any year there has been a mixture of highs and lows - check out Te Pou's highlights for 2016.

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14 December 2016

By Robyn Shearer

Embracing collaboration and quality improvement

Every year it seems we hit spring with a flurry of things to do with a sense of urgency. Sometimes it means we hit Christmas holidays feeling a bit frazzled. I am not sure how to avoid this – but I steel myself every year for this to happen. I am partly to blame as I get a head of steam about new ideas and things we should be doing more (or less) of.

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13 December 2016

By Robyn Shearer

A message from the CE

Handover | Issue 37 - December 2016 - Reflections As we close another year it is important to reflect on our achievements for 2016 and what lies ahead.

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10 October 2016

By Robyn Shearer

‘Let’s get talking’ to reduce the cost of our nation’s mental health care

Te Pou has launched Let’s get talking, a tool kit that supports the delivery of talking therapies – a low-cost, effective way to improve a person’s health and wellbeing.

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24 August 2016

By Robyn Shearer

TheMHS blog: Keynote with Dr Arthur C Evans

Beyond the black box: Transformation to a population health approach

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20 July 2016

By Robyn Shearer

Te Pou supports alternative practices to using seclusion and restraint

Recent media coverage has highlighted the ongoing and justified public concern for service users with very high and complex mental health needs. Te Pou supports the work of the Ministry of Health and district health boards (DHBs) to understand and problem solve the many and complex variables that are impacting on both the basic human rights and health of these people, their families and the staff members working with them.

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