Plunket Society joins the Federation
The Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa New Zealand (the Federation), whose purpose includes fostering effective partnerships and collaborations, has welcomed The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society (Plunket) to their growing list of member organisations.
Confirming the latest new member, Hon. Steve Chadwick, Chair of the Federation Board said “At a time when we need a greater focus on wider population health, I am delighted to be welcoming an organisation with the community reach that Plunket has through its range of free services to children in support of their development, health and wellbeing. They will be a significant and vital member of the Federation.”
Plunket Chief Executive, Amanda Malu (pictured above), emphasised the potential of the growing Federation, “Plunket’s ability to make a real difference to the lives of all children and their families can only be enhanced by the sector-wide collaboration which the Federation is making possible.” she said.
The latest new members of the Federation now bring the total number of member organisations up to 40 and includes Pharmacy, Allied Health, Midwifery, Nursing, Plunket, NGOs and PHOs encompassing General Practice services to some 3.7 million enrolled New Zealanders across the length of the country.