A Letter to Hon Iain Lees-Galloway Explaining the DHB Psychologists' Workforce Crisis
Access to psychologists is now severely limited right when we are needed most. You urgently need to fill the reservoirs, so the restrictions can be lifted, and people can get the specialist psychological services they need.
A Letter about the Industrial Action by Psychologists to Hon Dr David Clark and Hon Michael Woodhouse
There are significant problems with recruiting, training, and retaining psychologists to work in DHBs. High levels of turnover and vacancies are negatively impacting patient well-being and recovery and leading to burnout for psychologists and other staff members.
A letter to Right Hon Jacinda Ardern from Maternal Psychologists
The societal costs of inadequate treatment of Maternal Mental Health difficulties have significant costs in regards to the long term health and educational needs of infants.
Industrial Action by DHB Psychologists: A Letter to Right Hon Jacinda Ardern
The majority of the youth I work with have complex histories of trauma, loss, abuse, and bullying. Many of them are attempting to manage their pain by injuring themselves on a regular basis. I am the only psychologist covering a region from Otorohanga to National Park.