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Epidemics Aotearoa
Auckland Hospital and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
How Auckland Hospital coped with influenza cases.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Service Above Self
How public service stopped a potential smallpox epidemic in its tracks in 1872.
Opinions
The re-emergence of polio
Why is a disease once considered almost eradicated, now on the rise once more?
Your Place
Pātea's iron lung
Visit Whanganui Regional Museum to learn how polio affected this region.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Measles – a modern epidemic
Measles is preventable so why are cases on the rise?
Opinions
Driving Health Services Home
Dr Debbie Dunsford on how tuberculosis screening influenced our Covid-19 response.
Telling Science
What is polio?
Polio is viral disease that causes muscle paralysis, especially in children.
Epidemics Aotearoa
My pandemic
An Aucklander returned to nursing to help vaccinate her island community.
Parallels to the past
Lockdown Learning in 1947
Think lockdown learning and working from home is new? Think again.
Latest & New
All For A Medal: The Nursing Memoirs of Colleen Turbet Williams - Part 2: Charge Nurse
All For A Medal: The The Nursing Memoirs of Colleen Turbet Williams is a self-published book of memoirs from nurse Colleen Williams (1931-2024). The memoirs span the period of 1949-1953 and are read by her daughter Laura Horrocks. A new chapter will be published each week until the book is complete.
Sound & Vision
All For A Medal: The Nursing Memoirs of Colleen Turbet Williams - Part 1: Trainee Nurse
All For A Medal: The The Nursing Memoirs of Colleen Turbet Williams is a self-published book of memoirs from nurse Colleen Williams (1931-2024). The memoirs span the period of 1949-1953 and are read by her daughter Laura Horrocks. Part one is complete. Part two will be published weekly.
Sound & Vision
Alan Kerr a life in Medicine
Alan Kerr is a well-known cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon who, before retiring from practice in Aotearoa New Zealand, played a crucial role in the development of coronary artery and children’s heart surgery in our country. He worked at Green Lane Hospital for over three decades, during which time it became a world-renowned center for cardiology and cardiac surgery. Since his retirement, he has volunteered in Palestine to develop children’s cardiac services. His inspiring career and life storiesare recorded in the archives at Auckland Library. Listen here to Alan talking about the development of cardiac surgery and Green Lane Hospital as an international center of excellence.