Bringing Culture into Care - A Biography of Amohaere Tangitu

Author(s): Bradford Haami

Maori Books

Over the past two decades, New Zealand health care has grown more culturally aware, slowly incorporating practices that better cater to the needs of Mori. Bradford Haami chronicles this health care evolution by telling the story of Amohaere Tangitu, a woman responsible for pioneering change. Spanning Amohaeres career in health services, this book tells the story of Amohaere's work to bring cultural perspectives and practices into health care, making treatments culturally safe for Maori and all patients. Amohaere instigated changes in protocols around medical procedures to make them more culturally appropriate in Aucklands general and childrens hospitals, established family accommodation in the childrens hospital, and implemented cultural processes alongside the hospital treatments. Through her work, Amohaere changed the way staff practised and people healed

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General Fields

  • : 9781775503545
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : February 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bradford Haami
  • : Hardback
  • : 610.82