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Our highly qualified and experienced presenters have a background in health and are well-respected nurses, doctors or other health professional. The presenters are experts in their field and cover a wide range of topics such as acute and chronic medicine, mental health, women’s health and emergency care. Because different groups require specific needs, each presenter tailors their presentation and discussion to suit the audience.

There is no limit to our range of topics and presenters, so if you have a topic or presenter you would like please let our team know and we will endeavour to arrange it. Please email us at info@myhealthhub.co.nz.

Our topics and presenters

Rachel Hall

Rachel Hall

Types of heart failure • Medications shown to benefit and guideline for titration • Other therapies to help heart failure (CRT, ablation) • Patient self-monitoring • ...
Jennifer Robb

Jennifer Robb

• Chronic Kidney disease - what’s the latest evidence and what does this mean for patients? • Protein foods – what type and amount for people with CKD • What to say when ...
Tracey Hawkes

Tracey Hawkes

Delirium prevention • Down syndrome and dementia
Dr Tiv Senanyake

Dr Tiv Senanyake

Department overview • General principles of treatment • Radiation side effects and management • Specific scenarios
Sharon Creighton

Sharon Creighton

What does person-centred care really mean? • What are the unmet needs? • Removing labels • Being creative with solutions
John Davies

John Davies

Assessing suicide risk • Violence risk assessment • Screening for mental health issues in the general setting
Orquidea Tamayo Mortera

Orquidea Tamayo Mortera

Therapeutic recreation
Erica Fairbank

Erica Fairbank

Managing chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury (including the causes of renal failure)
Maria Kekus

Maria Kekus

Youth health assessment and engagement
Alan Beasley

Alan Beasley

Dementia, depression and delirium • Communication and dementia • Person-centred care in dementia care • Life story work in dementia care
Teresa Kilkenny

Teresa Kilkenny

Respiratory medicine • Asthma • COPD • Oxygen therapy
Dr John Thwaites

Dr John Thwaites

Drug Interactions in the elderly • Dementia – the different types • Falls in older people • Falls, fractures and osteoporosis
Dr Ruth Allen

Dr Ruth Allen

Too worried? Stress, anxiety and panic attacks • Too sad? Depression and grief • Too prickly? Responding to people who seem hard to help (eg. “heartsink”, personality disorder)
Bronwyn Thompson

Bronwyn Thompson

Acute lower back pain • Chronic pain management • Sleep for persistent pain • Cannabis and chronic pain • Sleep management in chronic pain
Respiratory Nurse Specialists – Middlemore Hospital

Respiratory Nurse Specialists – Middlemore Hospital

Respiratory failure and arterial blood gases • Airways disease, asthma, bronchiectasis & COPD • Managing the breathless patient • Oxygen therapy • Obstructive sleep apnoea
Julia Slark

Julia Slark

Management of acute stroke
Anthony (Tony) O’Brien

Anthony (Tony) O’Brien

Mental health skills: Mental health in primary care, mental health assessment, suicidality and self-harm • Decision making capacity and duty of care: Assessment of capacity, ...
Anna Elders

Anna Elders

Understanding and supporting people with post-traumatic stress disorder • Trauma informed care and trauma screening • Understanding and working alongside clients with complex ...
Paediatric Nurse Specialist Team, Starship ED

Paediatric Nurse Specialist Team, Starship ED

Common presentations in paediatric emergency care
Dick Sainsbury

Dick Sainsbury

Parkinson’s Disease • Depression in the elderly • A voyage around older person’s health – challenges and issues
Shelley Eden

Shelley Eden

Legal issues in taking on employees • How to get the best from your people • Restructuring and redundancy • Disciplinary processes and dismissal • Dealing with personal grievances
Immunisation Advisory Centre team

Immunisation Advisory Centre team

Immunisation • Childhood immunisation update • Immunisation and pregnancy • Immunisation across the lifespan • National influenza campaign • Occupational immunisation • ...
Miranda Walker

Miranda Walker

Diabetes • Chronic kidney disease • Diabetic kidney disease; early detection and management in primary care • Treatments for and management of end stage kidney disease
Janet Thackray

Janet Thackray

Managing urinary conditions in adults (includes pads, products, pessaries, prolapse, menopause) • Managing bowel conditions in adults • Bladder and bowel issues in children • ...
Emil Schmidt

Emil Schmidt

Negative pressure wound therapy • Principles in wound care and dressing products • Pressure injury prevention • Pressure injury treatment • Wound assessment • The diabetic ...
Dr Kate Coffey

Dr Kate Coffey

Obstetric Emergencies • Early pregnancy problems • Cervical screening • Colposcopy
Waikato DHB Sepsis Action Group

Waikato DHB Sepsis Action Group

Incidence and pathophysiology of sepsis • Assessment and treatment of sepsis in adults (15 years of age and older) • Assessment and treatment of sepsis in children (under 16 ...
Chelsea Langman

Chelsea Langman

Skin Cancer facts and figures in NZ • Early detection, early intervention, prevention • Current treatment options for skin cancer • Benefits of dermoscopy in primary health ...
Aisha Paulose

Aisha Paulose

Telephone triage in primary care – paediatric triage • Telephone triage in primary care – older persons health and systems • safeguarding children in primary care • Assessing ...

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Atrial Fibrillation and Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation and Arrhythmias

Rachel Hall currently works as a Nurse Practitioner in Cardiology for BOP DHB, plus runs clinics in Te Puke linked with PHOs delivering Hauora Services. Rachel has been involved with Cardiac ...
Dying in the Margins

Dying in the Margins

Dying in the Margins is a UK based research project investigating experiences of dying at home for those struggling financially and living in deprived areas. The project aims to understand ...

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