Te Kākano – Nurse-led Clinics

Child and Family Wellbeing, General Practices (GPs)

Nurse-led clinics provide and facilitate a range of health and social services for Dunedin.

Clinics are held monthly at each of the following sites:

  • THO – 78 Carroll Street
  • Corstorphine Community Hub – 8 Lockerbie Street
  • The Hub – 158 Oxford Street 

Kaupapa for the clinics is set by the host organisation and needs are determined by the communities.

The health clinics aim to:

  • Advance Whanau Ora and affirm positive Maori approaches that improved Maori health outcomes
  • Recognise service models that address the needs of Whanau, hapu, iwi and Maori communities
  • Enhance physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health, giving Whanau control over their own destinies
  • Promote Maori service delivery systems that value health and social service collaboration and employ Whanau centred interventions.

Nurse Led Clinics can provide a range of services including:

  • Tamariki checks
  • Rangatahi checks
  • Cervical smears
  • Sexual health checks and contraception advice
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Weight monitoring
  • Blood sugar and blood pressure checks
  • Heart, diabetes and breathing checks to identify your risk of illness
  • Chronic disease maintenance
  • Access to a podiatrist
  • Access to a dietitian
  • Helping you develop a health plan to meet your goals
  • Helping you know who and what is available to meet your health needs

Te Kakano nurses are happy to see you for any health advice, education or support.  They will work with other health providers (for example your GP or local hospital) to enable the best care for you.