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Green Prescription - Sport Auckland

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Description

Green Prescription (GRx):

''GRx'' is a referral based health and wellbeing service for adults 18 years and over. It is best suited for adults who would like encouragement and motivation to become active and improve their lifestyle, help with a long term medical condition, or those who may be feeling stressed, depressed or anxious.

The service is delivered through face to face, phone or virtual consultations, group-based community nutrition and wellbeing programmes, online webinars, online live exercise sessions as well as pre and post-natal activity advice and guidance.  

What we offer: 

  • Community, TeleHealth or online support from a Healthy Lifestyle Advisor
  • Regular check ins for up to 3 months 
  • Live Streaming Exercise Classes,
  • Nutrition & Wellbeing Webinars 
  • SMS Motivational Support 

Translation services are available free of cost. 

ONLINE Programmes can be viewed here

 

Staff

Our team is made up of  Healthy Lifestyle Advisors (HLA's)

Michael McCormack
Green Prescription Team Lead 
Phone: (09) 623 7956
Mobile: 021 413 462
Email: 

Brooke Mitchell
Active Families and Relationship Lead
Phone: (09) 623 7924
Email:

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Referral

Referral Criteria:

  • 18 years and over
  • Ready to make changes to lifestyle 
  • May have a medical condition as a result of a sedentary lifestyle 
  • May have depression, anxiety or stress  

Primary care based referrers should send eReferrals through HealthLink forms. Using this referral pathway is quick, easy and secure. 

  • CareConnect is the preferred eReferral method for all primary care 

All Health Professionals can refer their patient or client to Green Prescription, or people can also choose to Self Refer themselves by calling 0800 228 483 or online HERE 

Contact us

Make an appointment

Walk in

Website / App

Charges

Free

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan).

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Māori, Samoan, Punjabi, Chinese, Tongan

Services Provided

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

** GRx e-referrals can be sent from PRIMARY HEALTH CARE via MedTech, myPractice or Profile for Mac through Healthlink Forms to 'Sport Auckland Green Prescription' ** GRx referrals can be sent from SECONDARY HEALTH CARE through the Regional Clinical Portal (Concerto) ** Referrals can be sent through eReferral to Badgernet as well or via an Online Referral form - Secondary Care GRx Referral Form online

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
  • Smoking cessation (Stop smoking)

** GRx e-referrals can be sent from PRIMARY HEALTH CARE via MedTech, myPractice or Profile for Mac through Healthlink Forms to 'Sport Auckland Green Prescription'

** GRx referrals can be sent from SECONDARY HEALTH CARE through the Regional Clinical Portal (Concerto) 

** Referrals can be sent through eReferral to Badgernet as well 

or via an Online Referral form - Secondary Care GRx Referral Form online

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Active Families programme

The 'Active Families' programme is well suited to children that are inactive, above a healthy weight and would like regular motivation to make changes with their whanau. Active Families is for school aged children aged 5 - 17 years, along with the support from their parents and wider whanau. More details about the service can be found here - https://www.sporty.co.nz/sportauckland/Green-Prescription/active-families-1

Service types: Family / whānau support, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Exercise and activity, Pregnancy and parenting, Postnatal support, Whānau Ora, Kaupapa Māori, Pacific People, Asian services.

 

The 'Active Families' programme is well suited to children that are inactive, above a healthy weight and would like regular motivation to make changes with their whānau.

Active Families is for school aged children aged 5 - 17 years, along with the support from their parents and wider whānau. 

More details about the service can be found here - https://www.sporty.co.nz/sportauckland/Green-Prescription/active-families-1

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, South Auckland

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Brooke Mitchell
Active Families Lead
E: brookem@sportauckland.co.nz P: (09) 623 7986

Green Prescripition Team Lead 
E: michaelm@sportauckland.co.nz P: (09) 623 7956

Please send eReferrals to Green Prescription when possible.  

PRIMARY CARE eReferrals

eReferrals can be made by Primary Care Health Professionals through HealthLink forms, using Care Connect or Care Select. 

Step 1 - Go to ‘Green Prescription’ in the CareConnect eReferral platform
Step 2 - Please provide a clear reason for the referral and give the patient a Green Prescription flyer
You can advise the patient they will be contacted within 4 working days

DHB / Secondary Care eReferrals

DHB based health professionals can easily send eReferrals through the Regional Clinical Portal / Concerto by using the 'Green Prescription' form.

If an eReferral cannot be made, a referral can be made through the Sport Auckland website HERE 

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Sport Auckland House
Level 4, Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B, Greenlane Road West
Epsom
Auckland

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Street Address

Sport Auckland House
Level 4, Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B, Greenlane Road West
Epsom
Auckland

Postal Address

Sport Auckland
PO Box 26599
Epsom
Auckland 1344

This page was last updated at 3:31PM on February 9, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Auckland.