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Each day around 24 New Zealanders will have a stroke. If you're stroke wise, there's a lot you can do to help.
Get stroke wise here.
Influenza (the flu) can be anywhere. Contact with the influenza virus is almost unavoidable, and while contact does not necessarily mean infection, it does mean that you are never far from the possibility of catching the flu. Find out why it's important to get immunised and read some FAQs about flu here.
Is your home cold and damp? Do you have concerns about your home? Well Homes is a free service that may be able to help your whānau. You can ask your doctor or nurse about Well Homes, phone 04 570 9002 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Simulation & Skills Centre, located at Wellington Regional Hospital is a purpose-designed facility suitable for the simulation needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals, with the ability to provide outreach activities at clinical sites. Read more or make a booking to use the facilities here
Growing older is something we should all celebrate. This section of the website brings together information about the support services available to older people and their families/whānau in the Wellington region. Click here to read more
Unless it's an emergency your General Practice should always be your first choice.
Rheumatic fever starts with a sore throat that is known as ‘strep throat’ – a throat infection caused by a bacteria called Group A Streptococcus. Read more hereFree Sore Throat Clinics
If you’re in Porirua and your child is aged 4 to 19 years and has a sore throat, they can have it checked at a free sore throat clinic – click here for details.
Are you over 65 years of age and visited by Home and Community Support Services (HCSS) in the Wellington to Kapiti Coast area? HCSS are services that support you at home like preparing meals, showering and dressing if you have an age related disability.
By 1 September Access Homehealth will be the provider of your support services. Read more here.
Disabililty Responsiveness Champions are available for staff and patients who have disabilities or impairments and need help to successfully use the health services provided by each DHB.