SCIP and COVID-19 – Update to our Services at ORANGE

COVID-19 – SCIP UPDATE This notice can be downloaded here From 11.59 pm Wednesday April 13 the country will move to ORANGE in the government’s Traffic Light Framework. The SCIP continues to operate in split teams to minimise risk to staff and patients while ensuring the service can continue in the event of a serious…

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Celebrating International Cochlear Implant Day today

As more and more people receive a life-changing cochlear implant and hear again, International Cochlear Implant Day today 25 February is truly something to celebrate in Aotearoa in 2022. In last year’s Budget the Government allocated an extra $28 million over four years for adult cochlear implants. The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) has performed…

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SCIP and COVID-19 – Update to our Services at RED

COVID-19 – SCIP UPDATE This notice can be downloaded here With the move to RED in the government’s new Traffic Light Framework the SCIP is putting in place arrangements to minimise risk to staff and patients while ensuring the service can continue in the event of a serious Omicron outbreak. These changes are designed to…

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SCIP and COVID-19 – RED traffic-light setting

From 11.59 pm Sunday 23 January 2022 Aotearoa NZ is moving into RED in the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system). Details of the RED settings can be found here. Here’s what you need to know about what this means for users of our service. Staff at both clinics are all vaccinated in accordance with…

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December 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the last (!) Newsletter for 2021 which is now available for viewing and download. For this end-of-year edition we have mailed a paper copy to all our recipients. We’ll also have a link on our Facebook page. Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at the SCIP!  

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