Services

B4 School Check programme

The B4 School Check service is on hold currently due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

Any queries about this service can be directed to Nicola Metcalfe on 0800 775 001.

 

The B4 School Check (B4SC) is a free, nationwide health check for all four year olds.

Frequently Asked Questions about B4SC

 

Manaaki Te Whanau

Manaaki Te Whanau - Supporting Family Health

Manaaki Te Whanau Immunisation Outreach clinic is still operating every Tuesday 9am to 5pm. This is for routine child immunisations and immunisations for pregnant women only during the lockdown period. We ask that you call 0800 775 001 before you come to the clinic and we will arrange for a nurse to meet you.

Any other queries please call nurse Nicola on 0800 775 001.

Take care.

Cervical screening

The Cervical Screening service is on hold currently due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

Any queries about this service can be directed to Nicola Metcalfe on 0800 775 001.

Our cervical screening service assists women who are overdue for their smear test .This can include:

  • information,
  • transport,
  • alternate smear taker, and
  • assistance with both making an appointment and attending at their GP practice.

Call 0800775001 option 2 to talk with Roz if you have any questions.

 

Immunisation Service

Manaaki Te Whanau Immunisation Outreach clinic is still operating every Tuesday 9am to 5pm. This is for routine child immunisations and immunisations for pregnant women only during the lockdown period. We ask that you call 0800 775 001 before you come to the clinic and we will arrange for a nurse to meet you.

Any other queries please call nurse Nicola on 0800 775 001.

Take care.

 

Ngā Taura Tūhono - Stop Smoking Service

The Stop Smoking Service ( Nga Taura Tuhono) is supporting people living in the Whanganui Region to become smokefree

We are a free service available to our community to help you achieve being smoke free . Although the process of quitting is a difficult one, the good news is that no matter how long you have been smoking you can experience major and immediate benefits when you quit smoking.

Diabetes Podiatry Service

Leo Brown is contracted by Whanganui Regional Health Network, to provide podiatry clinics for patients diagnosed with diabetes who meet the criteria for referral and have foot problems requiring the attention of a specialist. 

There are three goals:

  1. To assess the risk of foot complications, like ulcers and infection
  2. To inform patients about how risk occurs
  3. To actively reduce risk via podiatry treatment, guiding through advice and referral to other services as needed

 

Dietitian

The Community Dietitian offers a free service by referral for children and adults to improve nutrition. Referrals can be made via a GP or practice nurse or other primary health providers.

Examples of referrals:

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