Mental Health Services

This is an article I have just written to send to the Wanganui Chronicle. It is about Amanda, but may be of wider interest. I apologise for the lack of posts over the last few days. Things have been pretty intense here. Thanks for your support. ————————————–  Just after 5pm on Thursday 29th January, my beloved sister Amanda jumped …

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Help!

Staff at the Intensive Care Unit in Wellington told us this morning that Amanda is to be transferred today to the ICU in Wanganui. It is clear she is going to require a long period of support to heal, and perhaps permanent care, depending on the extent of spinal injuries and brain damage. For most of …

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Amanda Update

I arrived in Wellington last night and was picked up by my father and brother David. After stopping at the Whare Whanau (family house – low cost accommodation for families of patients) we went up to the ICU. Although it was distressing to see Amanda so badly injured, I was originally quite hopeful – she …

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Nothing for a Day

I will be in transit from Kangaroo Island, South Australia to Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday to be with my sister Amanda in hospital (see posts below). So unless I have longer than expected wait times in an airport somewhere, there won’t be any new posts for the next 24 hours. Please keep praying for Amanda, and …

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