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South Pacific Private Blogs

Is Mental Health Misunderstood in the Workplace? -19th October 2018


South Pacific Private explains why the mental health of a workforce should be high on the management’s agenda.

It is widely accepted that improving the general wellness of a workforce leads to healthy morale, reduced absenteeism, lower attrition and improved productivity. However, the health and general wellness to which we refer here is generally understood in terms of physical health and much less so in terms of mental health.

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Latest Revision of the ICD - An Overview of ICD 11 -18th October 2018

In June 2018 the latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases - ICD 11 - was released for preparation of implementation by the World Health Organisation (WHO). 

The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide, and contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. It provides a common language that allows health professionals to share health information across the globe.

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In Support of Mental Health Week -10th October 2018

Supporting World Mental Health Week

Local Business Mental Health Awareness Breakfast – at South Pacific Private Hospital

You are invited…

As part of Mental Health Week 2018, South Pacific Private is hosting a free breakfast on Weds 10th October to support and raise awareness about mental health and addictions.

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Mental_Health_Month -04th October 2018

Mental Health Matters - Always

Welcome to Mental Health Week... Did you know that it's Mental Health Week?

This Sunday 7 October marks the start of Mental Health Week, part of Mental Health Awareness Month 2018.

Mental Health Awareness is at the cornerstone of what we do here at South Pacific Private, because mental health matters - always.

That's why, along with so many other organisations, we are going to be taking part on building awareness and reducing the stigma and barriers that can often surround talking about the issue.

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In Memory of Christopher Kennedy Lawford -06th September 2018

Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, nephew to John, F Kennedy and passionate and dedicated voice of the Recovery moment, has died.

It is confirmed that Mr. Lawford died of a heart attack Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada, his cousin, former US Representative Patrick J. Kennedy, told The Associated Press. He was 63.

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Childhood_ Trauma -05th September 2018

“He told me that I could have a life, that it didn’t matter what happened to us as children, we could be good people, no matter what” Wendy Smith

This is a truly inspirational story showing that sometimes we just have to escape all of the noise to find our own peace.

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