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Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation (WBOPPHO)

Community Health Service

Description

COVID-19 testing update :

Access to Covid-19 Testing within the Western Bay of Plenty for the week commencing 23rd August, 2021:

  • Contact you General Practice to enquire about receiving a Covid-19 test at their Practice.
  • Visit the Covid Testing Centre at The Crossing Covid Testing Centre (Undercover carpark, Tauriko) – Monday - Sunday 23-29th August between the hours 0900 to 1500. No appointment necessary.
  • Accident and Healthcare, 2nd Avenue, Tauranga – Monday - Sunday 23-29th August between the hours 0900 - 1500. No appointment necessary. 

 

Western BOP Primary Health Organisation is a health care organisation focused on providing care in the primary or community setting. Our Health and Wellness Service is Nurse-led and focused on providing community-based primary health care services.

We deliver a wide and expanding range of health and wellness services which include :

  • Outreach and Community Clinics
  • Support for Breast and Cervical Screening
  • Self Management Groups
  • Diabetes
  • Weight Management
  • General Long-term Conditions (LTC)
  • Whānau Health Programme
  • Workplace Wellness
  • We have a range of clinical staff including:

    • Registered Nurses
    • Dietitians
    • Accredited Diabetes Nurse Specialist
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Clinical Exercise Physiologist

    Clinical Services include:

    • Diabetes, heart and/or breathing conditions
    • Hospital admission follow up
    • ED referrals
    • Cervical smears including transport and home visits
    • Support to Breast Screening including transport
    • Wound care
    • Heart and BP checks
    • Blood tests
    • Smoking cessation
    • Support with GP enrolment
    • ACC

    We also provide a Co-ordinated Primary Options Mental Health Programme or see here for all WBOPPHO Medical Centres.

    Ages

    Adult / Pakeke

    How do I access this service?

    Contact us

    Make an appointment

    Referral

    Most services should be accessed via referral.

    Walk in

    No Appointment Necessary for Community Nurse-Led Clinics

    Charges

    All services are free of charge. Eligibility criteria apply.

    Hours

    By appointment only.

    Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
    Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

    Languages Spoken

    English, Māori

    Services Provided

    Community nursing

    • Breast screening
    • Cervical screening
    • CVD self-management education
    • Diabetes
    • Immunisation
    • Respiratory
    • Self management
    • Smoking cessation
    • Wound care

    Screening and prevention

    • Breast screening
    • Cervical screening
    • Diabetes
    • Immunisation

    Diabetes Nurse Educator Services (DNE):
    The PHO engages a DNE to provide clinics and education for those with diabetes.

    Diabetes Management:
    The PHO supports its general practices to care for…

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    Wellness / healthy lifestyle

    • Foot care
    • Healthy eating
    • Smoking cessation

    Weight Management

    Workplace Wellness

    Smoking Cessation

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Region

    Bay of Plenty

    Contact Details

    Maungatapu Marae
    25 Wikitoria Street
    Maungatapu
    Tauranga
    Bay Of Plenty 3112

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    Street Address

    Maungatapu Marae
    25 Wikitoria Street
    Maungatapu
    Tauranga
    Bay Of Plenty 3112

    This page was last updated at 11:30AM on August 23, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation (WBOPPHO).