Achievements for Asian Health Services


Highlights of Achievements from 2000 to mid-2015

In the last 15 years, Asian Health Services has been:

  • Developing models of best practice: Asian patient support service, Asian mental health service; Asian smokefree service development; Asian breast screening enrolment service; interpreting services; iCare health information line

  • Improving access to primary and secondary healthcare services for Asian consumers and families

  • Improving Asian patient experience and capturing Asian patient stories

  • Reducing communication barriers through the provision of quality interpreting service

  • Reducing DNAs and improved client engagement with service providers

  • Developing a responsiveness mental health and addiction service model for Asian people

  • Conducting ongoing up-to-date research and evaluation studies to inform managers; clinical leaders; planners and strategies of trends in Asian health; the effectiveness of health/mental health interventions and the health services provided

  • Developing strong partnerships with Asian/MELAA communities and providers; stakeholder organisations including academic researchers

  • Developing culturally appropriate and quality services and approaches


 

 

Health Excellence Awards - Waitemata DHB

We have achieved health excellence awards for the following pieces of work:

  • 2015: A Responsiveness Mental Health and Addiction Service Model for Asian People: Waitemata Health Excellence Awards 2015: Overall Winner - Poster Presentation

  • 2015: A Responsiveness Mental Health and Addiction Service Model for Asian People: Waitemata Health Excellence Awards 2015; Integrated Care Category Winner - Poster Presentation

  • 2011: A Successful Collaborative Approach to Ensure Increased Breast Screening uptake by Asian women on the North Shore; Waitemata Health Excellence Awards 2011; Highly Commendable Oral Presentation

  • 2006: Asian Smoke Free Community (ASC) Service Development: Waitemata DHB Awards 2006; 1st Prize Oral Presentation

  • 2006: Asian Smoke Free Community (ASC) Service Development: Health Innovations Awards 2006; Highly Commendable Health Innovations Award

  • 2006: Regional Mental Health Training for Interpreters - Waitemata DHB Clinical Awards 2006; Highly Commendable Winner Poster Presentation

  • 2003: Asian health service development projects - Waitemata DHB Clinical Awards 2003; 2nd Place Winner Oral Presentation

  • 2000: Asian Health Survey Project - Waitemata DHB Clinical Awards 2000; 3rd Place Winner Oral Presentation