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Green Prescription - Sport Auckland

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Green Prescription (GRx):

''GRx'' is a referral based health and wellbeing service for adults 18 years and over. It is best suited for adults who would like encouragement and motivation to become active and improve their lifestyle, help with a long term medical condition, or those who may be feeling stressed, depressed or anxious.

The service is delivered through face to face, phone or virtual consultations, group-based community nutrition and wellbeing programmes, online webinars, online live exercise sessions and online maternity focussed exercise classes.  

Referral Criteria:

  • 18 years and over
  • Ready to make changes to lifestyle 
  • May have a medical condition as a result of a sedentary lifestyle 
  • May have depression, anxiety or stress  

Primary care based referrers should send eReferrals through healthlink forms. Using this referral pathway is quick, easy and secure. 

  • CareConnect is the preferred eReferral method for all primary care 

What we offer: 

  • In person, phone or online virtual consultations with a Healthy Lifestyle Advisor
  • Regular follow ups for up to 6 months 
  • Live Streaming Exercise Classes, Nutrition & Wellbeing Webinars 
  • SMS Motivational Support 
  • Nutrition Support 

Translation services are available free of cost. 

ONLINE/VIRTUAL OPTIONS can be viewed HERE

This video snapshot shows the Green Prescription Service  

Active Families: 

The 'Active Families' programme is well suited to children that are inactive, above a healthy weight and would like regular motivation to make changes with their whānau.

Active Families is for school aged children aged 5 - 17 years, along with the support from their parents and wider whānau. 

More details about the service can be found here - https://www.sporty.co.nz/sportauckland/Green-Prescription/ActiveFamilies 

Staff

Our team is made up of Healthy Lifestyle Advisors (HLA's), Registered Nutritionists and Management  

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Referral

Any Health Professional can send a referral to Green Prescription, or people can also choose to Self Refer by calling 0800 228 483 or online HERE 

Contact us

Charges

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 25 Dec. Closed 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 1 Jan. Closed 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Māori, Samoan, Punjabi, Chinese, Tongan

Services Provided

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
  • Smoking cessation

** GRx e-referrals can be sent from PRIMARY HEALTH CARE via MedTech, myPractice or Profile for Mac through Healthlink Forms to 'Sport Auckland Green Prescription'

** GRx referrals can be…

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Asian services

Translation services are available free of charge for GRx service users - this is arranged by our team 

Family / whānau

  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support

Kaupapa Māori

Pacific Island people

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Pregnancy and parenting

Our team deliver a Maternal activity support service which includes consultations and online live exercise classes 

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, South Auckland

Contact Details

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Sport Auckland House
Level 4, Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B, Greenlane Road West
Epsom
Auckland

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Street Address

Sport Auckland House
Level 4, Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B, Greenlane Road West
Epsom
Auckland

Postal Address

Sport Auckland
PO Box 26599
Epsom
Auckland 1344

This page was last updated at 3:38PM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Auckland.