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Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance (EBPHA) - Community Nursing

Community Health Service


5 Louvain Street, Whakatane

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance (EBPHA) is a Primary Health Organisation (PHO) that is funded by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board and others to support the provision of essential primary health care services through general practices and health providers to those people who are enrolled with EBPHA.

EBPHA provides services either directly or through its provider members. These services are in place to improve and maintain the health of the entire enrolled PHO population, as well as providing services in the community to restore people’s health when they are unwell.

See below for our Community Services. For information on the full range of services available, please see the EBPHA website or see here for Mental Health & Addiction Services or Hāpainga Stop Smoking Services.

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5 Louvain Street, Whakatane

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed weekends

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Maori


All services are free of charge although many services require a referral from your doctor

Service Types

Injury, illness or disability

  • Home support
  • Nursing
  • Self management

Self-Management for Heart Health and Diabetes:
Looking after yourself is one of the most important things you can do in your lifetime. Self-management sessions mean you can take control and…


Screening and prevention

  • Diabetes
  • Immunisation
  • Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic Fever Prevention:
EBPHA provides clinical oversight of Rheumatic Fever prevention services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

Outreach Immunisation:
Outreach Immunisation Services (OIS) are for children and families/Whanau that…



Outreach Immunisation:
Outreach Immunisation Services (OIS) are for children and families/Whanau that are not accessing immunisation services provided by General Practice. These services are provided in an attempt to immunise…


Mother and child

  • Immunisation

Most Childhood immunisations are undertaken by your GP or nurse at your General Practice.

For those who are unable to attend General Practice, an outreach service is available.

Outreach Immunisation:


Integrated Case Management (ICM) Service

The ICM service supports General Practice in the care of patients with chronic care conditions and/or complex needs by providing case management and navigation services that support and compliment the…


Pacific Island people

Pacific Island Navigator:
Support for Pacific Island families/fanau living in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

Contact EBoP, and the  navigator  will be able to discuss how they can assist and…



EBPHA provides services in EBOP secondary schools including school based nursing services and youth seual health education.

Our Counselling and Hapainga Stop Smoking Services are also available to engage with…


Sexual Health

Clinic 1 (Sexual Health)
Sexual Health Clinic Whakatāne Hospital Outpatients Department
Free and confidential for all ages

Walk in and book from 12 midday to 5pm

Appointments +…


Maternal Child and Youth Dietitian

The Dietitian works with clients and their whānau to provide support and information to help them achieve and maintain a healthy body weight and lifestyle. Services the Dietitian can provide…


Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity

EBPHA funds Sport Bay of Plenty to provide the "Green Prescription"  service.  Your GP can provide a referral to this service. Sport Bay of Plenty's trained staff support individuals to…



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5 Louvain Street
Bay Of Plenty 3120

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Street Address

5 Louvain Street
Bay Of Plenty 3120

Postal Address

PO Box 664
Whakatane 3158

This page was last updated at 2:21PM on March 18, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance (EBPHA) - Community Nursing.