Public health services are a range of services provided to specific age groups or to the popluation at large.
Public Health Primary Care Service staff provide
- Assessment & referral on health related problems & concerns
- Support & advocacy to assist individuals & families
Contact, Telephone: (06) 374 8496 (answer phone). Services are located at:
Dannevirke Community Hospital
MidCentral District Health Board
Corner Barraud & Waterloo Streets
The Public Health Service offer the following Services:
School Based Nursing Service
Schools visited by public health nurse on a regular basis or as requested.
Youth Focused Service
Nurses clinic available – drop in or by appointment.
Available to all children & youth (5 – 18 years).
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Doctor available monthly by appointment.
Contraception information and advice available to young people up to the age of 22 years. This is “A Free & Confidential Service”.
Contact, Telephone: (06) 374 8496 (answer phone) or 027 4718 697 (Cell phone).
Vision & Hearing Screening Service
A vision & hearing clinic is held the first Wednesday of each month by appointment. The vision & hearing team visit all schools & pre-schools on a regular basis.
Contact, Telephone: 0800 153 042 or (06) 350 4560.
Health on Main, Palmerston North
Tararua Well Women’s Health
Tararua Well Women’s Health Co-ordinator is available Monday to Friday. This is “A Free & Confidential Service for Women”.
Contact, Health Promotion Advisor: Telephone (06) 374 8811. Telephone: (06) 374 5849 for a smear appointment.