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Description

Our Health Centres at Mokoia Campus (Rotorua) and Windermere Campus (Tauranga) offer on-site free healthcare services to Toi Ohomai current, enrolled students and staff.

We offer the services of kaitiaki nurses, counselling services and referrals to internal and external support services. All of our services are confidential.

SERVICES AT MOKOIA CAMPUS AND WINDERMERE CAMPUS

The healthcare services include:

  • Kaitiaki Nurses appointments
  • Doctor appointments (T&C apply)
  • Counselling services
  • Health advice
  • Treatment of minor injuries and wounds
  • Health screening (asthma, blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks)
  • Sexual health services
  • Support with mental health challenges such as stress, anxiety or other challenges you may be facing
  • Smoking cessation support
  • Immunisations/vaccinations
  • Referrals to internal and external healthcare and wellbeing services and support

Health and counselling services are available during the term times on specified days at the Taupō, Tokoroa, and Whakatāne campuses, as below:

Taupō Campus
(Interview Room)
Tuesday 11.00AM - 1.00PM
Tokoroa Campus
(Whānau Room)
Thursday 11.00AM - 1.00PM
Whakatāne Campus
(Room 31)
Wednesday & Thursday 9.30AM - 1.30PM

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Walk in

Charges

Nursing services: Nursing services are free to Toi Ohomai current, enrolled students and staff. 

Doctor services: Fees may apply, contact us for more information. 

Counselling: Toi Ohomai current, enrolled students are entitled to three free counselling sessions and if more help is needed the counsellor will refer you to the appropriate service.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Services Provided

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

  • Adult flu vaccine
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Diphtheria / Tetanus / Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine
  • Privately funded vaccinations

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Physiotherapy (Windermere only)

Body in Motion Physiotherapy is an accredited ACC Endorsed Provider. This means clients with injuries covered by ACC don't have to pay a surcharge when receiving treatment. Body in Motion's physiotherapists have expertise in various fields including sports, spinal, and work injuries. Their qualified, caring treatment ensures their clients enjoy a full and speedy recovery from their injuries. Body in Motion provides this service free, here on campus. To make an appointment please call their offsite reception on 07 927 3330 or talk to the kaitiaki nurse about a referral.

Body in Motion Physiotherapy is an accredited ACC Endorsed Provider. This means clients with injuries covered by ACC don't have to pay a surcharge when receiving treatment.

Body in Motion's physiotherapists have expertise in various fields including sports, spinal, and work injuries. Their qualified, caring treatment ensures their clients enjoy a full and speedy recovery from their injuries.

Body in Motion provides this service free, here on campus. To make an appointment please call their offsite reception on 07 927 3330 or talk to the kaitiaki nurse about a referral.

Health Checks

Asthma, Diabetes, Smoking cessation (Stop smoking), Wound care

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking cessation (Stop smoking)
  • Wound care
Counselling

Home, work and study sometimes create real challenges, but talking it over can help turn big hurdles into manageable steps. Our on-site counsellor from Bay Counselling can provide confidential help with things like: Coping with change Study or work challenges Managing anxiety and stress Family and relationship issues Decision making Drug and alcohol issues Or if you just need someone to talk to To make an appointment: Drop in to Te Whare Hauora – Health Centre and talk to the Kaitiaki Nurse. Alternatively, you can arrange an appointment with the following services: Puawaitanga Available Monday – Sunday, 9am – 9pm Following services provided: phone and zoom consults Website: www.puawaitanga.nz Phone: 0800 782 999 Vitae Available Monday - Sunday Following services provided: phone consults Website: Vitae Please have your Student ID card handy. Each student is entitled to three free sessions and if more help is needed the counsellor will refer you to the appropriate service. Please give 24 hours notice if cancelling so that another student can book in your place.

Home, work and study sometimes create real challenges, but talking it over can help turn big hurdles into manageable steps. Our on-site counsellor from Bay Counselling can provide confidential help with things like:

  • Coping with change
  • Study or work challenges
  • Managing anxiety and stress
  • Family and relationship issues
  • Decision making
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Or if you just need someone to talk to

To make an appointment: Drop in to Te Whare Hauora – Health Centre and talk to the Kaitiaki Nurse. Alternatively, you can arrange an appointment with the following services:

Puawaitanga
Available Monday – Sunday, 9am – 9pm
Following services provided: phone and zoom consults
Website: www.puawaitanga.nz
Phone: 0800 782 999

 

Vitae
Available Monday - Sunday 
Following services provided: phone consults
Website: Vitae

Please have your Student ID card handy. Each student is entitled to three free sessions and if more help is needed the counsellor will refer you to the appropriate service. Please give 24 hours notice if cancelling so that another student can book in your place.

Disability support services

We have a range of support services on offer. Visit our Equity/Disability page for details.

We have a range of support services on offer. Visit our Equity/Disability page for details.

Information & support
Sexual and reproductive health

Contraception (birth control), Male sexual health, Pregnancy testing, Sexually transmitted infection checks

  • Contraception (birth control)
  • Male sexual health
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Sexually transmitted infection checks
Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Smoking cessation (Stop smoking), Exercise and activity, Healthy eating

  • Smoking cessation (Stop smoking)
  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
Youth mentoring / development
Family / whānau support

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Region

Bay of Plenty, Lakes

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:51AM on September 21, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology - Health Centres (Te Whare Hauora).