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Green Prescription - Sport Auckland

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Green Prescription (GRx):

GRx is a referral based health and wellbeing programme 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 and online maternity focussed exercise classes.  

Referral Criteria:

  • 18 years and over
  • Ready to make changes to lifestyle 
  • May have a stable medical condition that would benefit from regular physical activity 
  • May be at risk of developing a medical condition due to a sedentary lifestyle 
  • May be feeling stressed or have a mental health condition 

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 

What can you expect?

Translation services are available in various languages across both DHBs - free of cost. 

This video snapshot shows the Green Prescription Service  

Active Families: 

Our Green Prescription 'Active Families' programme is very 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 of age in the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB).

Check here for more information about the Active Families service.  

Staff

Our team is made up of Healthy Lifestyle Advisors (HLA's), Registered Nutritionists and a Clinical Exercise Physiologist. 

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Referral

Any Health Professional can send a referral to Green Prescription.

People can also choose to Self Refer by calling 0800 228 483 or online at www.sportauckland.co.nz

Contact us

Charges

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Our Saturday consultations are being held in Grey Lynn and Manurewa 

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Māori, Samoan, Punjabi

Services Provided

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
  • Smoking cessation

** 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…

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Asian services

Translation services are available free of charge for GRx service users - this is arranged by our team at Sport Auckland

Family / whānau

  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support

What is GRx Active Families?
Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families is a programme that helps you and your children to get active and learn about healthy eating. Coordinators help your…

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Kaupapa Māori

Pacific Island people

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Pregnancy and parenting

Our team deliver a Maternal activity support service which includes consultations and online live exercise classes with a focus on post natal 

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, South Auckland

Contact Details

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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 10:56AM on May 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Auckland.