Tuesday 4 June 2019WellNow Canterbury Magazine2 minutes to read
WellNow Canterbury is our community health magazine which goes to every Canterbury mailbox twice a year. This edition features stories ranging from an internship programme giving young people with learning disabilities an opportunity to enter the workforce, to preventing pressure injuries, to how you can get a better night’s sleep.
Each week, patients at Burwood Hospital are visited by therapy dogs and their trainers, and the dogs play an important part in helping them get well.
In an end-of-year speech that received national attention, a former head girl opened up about being diagnosed with clinical depression, and she shares her journey through the illness here in WellNow. Signs and symptoms of depression, and where you can get help if things in the story resonate with you, are also included.
An air filter fell off and some leaks on a rainy day left them freezing cold, but a fundraising trip driving two Morris Minors to Rotorua otherwise went to plan for two Christchurch Nurses, resulting in $5000 being raised for the New Zealand Spinal Trust.
You can read the full online magazine in two different formats:
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