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16/11/2021: INTRODUCING THE HEALTH PORTFOLIO OF TE RUNANGA-A-IWI O NGATI KAHU

Submitted by admin2 on Tue, 16/11/2021 - 11:38pm

Dr John Mutu-Grigg (Te Whanau Moana)
ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALIST BHB, MBChB, FRACS
Born and educated in Auckland, and attended Auckland Grammar before entering Auckland Medical School. Qualified to practice in 2002 and then pursued his interest in Orthopaedic surgery, attaining admission into the New Zealand, Advanced Orthopaedic Training Scheme in 2007. During this time John worked with some of the best Orthopaedic surgeons in Auckland and around New Zealand. He was awarded Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011. He then travelled internationally for a further 2 years to obtain sub-specialist training and spent a year at the internationally renowned London Health Sciences Centre at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. There, John specialised in Arthroplasty (hip and knee replacements) specialising in complex cases. He then spent a further year at the University of Toronto at Toronto Western Hospital specialising in Hand and Wrist, microsurgery and peripheral nerve surgery. John is married with three young children. His ancestry is Maori via Ngati Kahu and Te Rarawa and New Zealand European. His passions outside Orthopaedics are carpentry, woodwork, landscaping and anything to do with the ocean.

Dr Gabrielle Moss (Te Whanau Moana)
GENERAL PRACTITIONER
BMLSc, MBChB, FRNZCGP
Executive Member: Te Akoranga a Maui (New Zealand College of General Practitioners' Māori representative group)
Gabrielle was born and bred in Auckland of Ngāti Kahu descent (Te Whanua Moana). She graduated from Otago and Auckland Universities and has worked in general practice since 2005 in Auckland and Caboolture, Queensland. Gabrielle is passionate about providing whānau/families with a healthcare model focused on compassion and respect and enjoys working within a team that shares her values to deliver the best healthcare service possible. She has a special interest in family violence prevention and helps train other GPs to recognise and respond to family violence, through an organisation called MedSAC. This year, Gabrielle joined the Turuki Health Care Panmure team.

Dr Giles Chanwai (Te Whanau Moana)
EMERGENCY & TRAVEL MEDICINE SPECIALIST FACEM 2000, MBChB 1991, Dip Obs, Dip Paeds, Dip Travel Medicine
Dr Chanwai is an Emergency Medicine Specialist and Travel Medicine Specialist. He has been practicing Emergency Medicine for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and practical skills, including valuable experience working in the Australian Outback for 8 years. He has experience in virtual healthcare in New Zealand and Australia. He currently works in the Emergency Department at Waikato Hospital and also spends time at his private Travel Medicine Clinic in Hamilton.