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Projects

The Wāhi Kōrero research team are interested in why some people do not receive the health care they need. This information can help to improve health care so it meets your needs better.

Each project uses a prompt to seek stories about particular issues. Click on the project prompts below for more information and stories.

E aro ana te tīma rangahau o Wāhi Kōrero ki tā ētahi kore e whai i te tautiaki ā-hauora ka hiahiatia. Mā tēnei pārongo e āwhina kia whanake ake ai ngā tautiaki ā-hauora e hāngai ake ai ki ō matea.

Kei ia kaupapa tētahi tohuāki ki te kimi i ngā kōrero mō ētahi momo take. Pāwhiria ngā tohuāki ā-kaupapa kei raro iho nei mō ētahi pārongo anō me ētahi kōrero anō.

ACTIVE TO 09 Jun 2024

I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

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I have been dealing with fatigue issues since I was a teenager, and multiple doctors have dismissed my experience entirely. Whether under the regards of mental health issues, weight, medications,…

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My doctor treated me with doubt and suspicion regarding my ADHD medication. She would make comments like “You know you’re on a really high dose” and made me sign a…

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Like anyone who’s overweight - I know it. I went to an after hours doctor as I had a gastro bug and needed a doctors certificate as I was going…

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Kōrero I wish I could’ve had with the WellChild nurse

I wish I could have been honest about terrible sleep - I lied and said sleep was okay, because I didn't want suggestions to sleep train. I also didn't mention…

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I am a first time Mama and although I had all the support from Whanau and friends I still opted to do well-child checks instead of just going to doctors…

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I wish that the post natal support that I received was for both my child and myself. I had regular check in for my child's health, but our decision to…

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