Community Nursing

Community Nursing Service

The Hauora Hokianga Community Nursing service provides comprehensive and integrated mobile health care services in each of the remote communities surrounding the Hokianga River. It offers a single point of care for people in their community to access services ranging from preventative care to proactive support for people to live and manage their long-term medical conditions, such as diabetes, cardio-vascular, musculo-skeletal, and respiratory illnesses. The service also supports people to optimally live with disabilities in their homes and communities.

The service is provided by health care teams led by community health nurses in association with kaimanaaki tangata, clinic receptionists, specialist nurses, nurse practitioner, mental health staff, midwives, social worker, home care assistants, support staff, and visiting GPs.

Preventative Care

Well Child - Tamariki Ora
Child Immunisation
Before Schools Check
School Nursing
Rheumatic Fever Throat Swabbing
Cervical Screening
Cardio Vascular Risk Assessments
Health Promotion
Health Education - Literacy

Long Term Conditions Management

Diabetes Support
Cardio Vascular Rehabilitation
Mental Health
Palliative Care

Acute Care and District Nursing

Acute and Emergency Treatment and Care
Practice Nursing
Wound Care
Post Hospital Care Support
Accident Treatment and Home Based Care

Disability Support

Elderly Home Based Care
Needs Assessment and Support Coordination
Physical Disability Home Based Care

Public Health

Infectious Disease Management
Public Health Information