Support

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.

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

 

Pregnancy and Parenting

Nau mai haere mai! Welcome to the Whanganui Regional Health Network's Pregnancy and Parenting service. All WRHN Antenatal classes and support services have resumed post Covid-19 lockdown. We welcome your enquiries and bookings.

Below you will find information and support that will help you prepare for pregnancy, labour and childbirth. There are also some useful links with information on how to care for your new arrival. Learn about the benefits of healthy pregnancy and how to maintain it by connecting to community services who will support whanau/families.

Long-term Conditions Support

A registered nurse working with the patient and family, alongside their GP and practice team, to develop an integrated care plan.

By working together in this way, the areas that are having an impact on a person’s life are addressed, which often results in improved quality of life.

This service works across various health and social sectors, such as housing, employment, Work & Income NZ, and involves advocacy and support for the patient and their family.  As well as supporting general practice to develop innovative solutions.

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.