One team, many businesses: Supporting delivery of the 2016 New Zealand health strategy

The Primary Health Alliance has today published the latest in its series of discussion papers One team, many businesses: Supporting delivery of the 2016 New Zealand Health Strategy (view here). 

Tracey Hodgkinson

Position: 
Counsellor
Area of Expertise: 
acute, elderly, community and primary mental health issues and eating disorders

I am a UK trained Psychiatric Nurse and CBT therapist with over 24 years of experience with mental health issues. I have worked in many areas of practice which include acute, elderly, community and primary mental health, eating disorders, hospice care, mental health education and mental health recovery college. I have been using CBT to direct my practice for many years and trained fully as a CBT therapist gaining a BSc (hons) 16 years ago.

Irene Cutforth

Position: 
Counsellor
Area of Expertise: 
depression, anxiety, relationship forming and completing, grief, decision making
Contact: 
09 437 6397

Works at the Anglican Care Centre, 1b Deveron Street, Whangarei - contact office phone 437 6397.

Susan (Sue) Armstrong

Position: 
Neighbourhood Healthcare Home Nurse Navigator

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse
PG Diploma Health Science
Expert level of Nursing Competency

Background:
I led the Asthma Clinic at Dargaville Medical Centre and more recently I was the Respiratory Nurse Specialist at Manaia PHO. I have a passion for patient advocacy and for those managing long-term health conditions.

Current Position:

Laura Dimock

Position: 
Cervical Screening Coordinator

Background
I have a background in linguistics, education, administration, and data analysis.

Present role
I started at Manaia PHO as Cervical Screening Coordinator in April 2017. I provide administrative support to our clinical leaders in managing the coordination of the Northland Cervical Screening programme.

SIA - Whangarei

Services to Improve Access (SIA) is a fund to help people to have easy access to health care. Below is the list of services in Whangarei that are funded by SIA.

Services to Improve Access - Kaipara

Services to Improve Access (SIA) is a fund to help people to have easy access to health care. Below is the list of services in Kaipara that are funded by SIA.

Te Kopuru Nurse
SIA funding is provided to continue the Nursing Clinic in the Te Kopuru area of Kaipara. There is a large Māori population in the Te Kopuru area and many are elderly. Transportation is a problem and can be a significant barrier to accessing health care. The community built a Doctor/Nurse room in the local hall to accommodate weekly clinics.

Tiakina Te Kaitiaki - Caring for the Carer

This service is for carers of whānau, or a friend, with a life-limiting illness. The aim is to support the carer's overall wellbeing to allow them to continue in their vital caring role. There is no cost for this service, and it is open to anyone who is not already receiving support from Hospice.

White Cross Whangarei has moved

White Cross Whangarei has moved. The new clinic is at 32 Reyburn Street, Town Basin, Whangarei.

Contact details and opening hours will remain the same:
Phone 09 470 1083
Open Monday to Friday 7.30am - 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am - 8pm.

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