Rebecca Depree

New Board Appointments

New Board Appointments

Ashburn Announces New Board Appointments The Ashburn Hall Charitable Trust, which owns Ashburn Clinic, has announced four new appointments to the board to replace retiring members. The new trustees are Ray Anton, David Clark, Christine Garey and Shayne Walker. Ray Anton recently retired as the CEO of Clutha Health First, which created the successful integration […]

Orokonui Ecosanctuary Visit

Orokonui Ecosanctuary Visit

Orokonui Ecosanctuary Visit As part of the regular therapeutic community programme, the patients and staff organise and participate in community days out as a form of recreation and connection to each other and the wider community. On 25 May, the community event was a trip to Orokonui Ecosanctuary. The planning and preparation by the Recreation […]

Change of Medical Director

Change of Medical Director

Change of Medical Director Christmas 2021 marked the end of a significant era – a new Medical Director was appointed at Ashburn Clinic. Dr Megan Bryan (MBChB FRANZCP) took over from Dr Brett Ferguson (MBChB FRANZCP) in December. Dr Ferguson started work at Ashburn Clinic as a psychiatric registrar in 2000 and was appointed Medical […]

Reducing Carbon Emissions

Reducing Carbon Emissions

Ashburn Clinic has recently been presented with an award for reducing our carbon emissions by 1,831 tonnes since converting to heating our campus with wood. Our emissions reduction was calculated by our woodchip supply company, Lumbr, using EECA calculators. Ashburn moved away from LPG heating in January 2013.  This reduction is broadly the equivalent to […]

Gwen Wilson Wing Completion

Gwen Wilson Wing Completion

A significant achievement for Ashburn Clinic in 2020 was the completion of the Gwen Wilson Wing. Beginning with the demolition of the old Conolly Wing in September 2019 (due to earthquake risk), the new Wing took 15 months to build and was successfully completed under budget, despite the impact of COVID-19 and lockdown. The building […]

COVID-19: Continuation of Inpatient Services

COVID-19: Continuation of Inpatient Services

Ashburn Clinic is an essential service and we will be doing all that we can to continue providing care to our patients during, and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of inpatients has been largely unaffected with the majority choosing to complete the lock-down period and continue their treatment at Ashburn Clinic. It goes without […]

Conolly Building Taking Shape

Conolly Building Taking Shape

Amalgamated Builders Limited (ABL) have been making excellent progress on the rebuild according to the building programme schedule.  However it is difficult to predict the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what this means for the timing of the project. Removal of asbestos and the required enabling works were completed before the pouring of […]

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