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Update from Jo about Deaf mental health and addiction role

Published July 1st, 2020

Over the past three months this is what I have been up to:

Understanding how Deaf people access support or are excluded from access and choice?Thanks to everyone who has talked with me (or introduced me to people) over the past 3 months about the gaps in support for Deaf people....

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NGO uplift letter

Published June 30th, 2020

Platform recently wrote to the CEOs of the DHBs seeking clarification around annual uplift in contracts for 2020-21. The letter highlighted the funding gaps and challenges and requested a 5% uplift nationally. View the letter here.

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New Role at Platform|Atamira: Supporting the mental health of the Deaf community

Published May 7th, 2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) are funding work to improve access and choice for Deaf people who experience mental health and addiction issues.

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Platform|Atamira's icons for the new website

Published May 7th, 2020

Platform|Atamira is pleased to have secured the services of Delwyn Hakaria (Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga, Tainui) to create some of the icons for our website. Here is a breakdown of each icon.

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