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Pinnacle - Taranaki Extended Care Team

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

The extended care team work closely with General Practice to support their patients in the community.

Our commitment to partnership with local iwi, social and health providers ensures that our team are able to access appropriate services for each individual and their whānau.

Ā mātou tīma (our team) includes:

  • Clinical pharmacists
  • Dietitians
  • Social workers
  • Diabetes community co-ordinator/Hauora kaimahi

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

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Referral

General practice and the extended care team work together as one to support the health of our patients in the community. We accept self-referrals, or a referral from your general…

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Charges

We are a FREE service but we do require a referral from your GP or practice nurse. Please phone your GP surgery to discuss our service as an option.

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Services Provided

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Healthy eating

Dietitian - Our dietitian works together with  patients living with long-term conditions to come up with realistic and achievable lifestyle changes to improve their nutritional health.

Advocacy

Social Worker - Our social worker works with clients in the home or at clinics as required. The service provides advocacy and inter-agency service coordination.

Injury, illness or disability

  • Self management

Medication management

Clinical pharmacist - Our clinical pharmacist provides support for medication management of high care needs patients. 

Region

Taranaki

Contact Details

47 Molesworth Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

47 Molesworth Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

This page was last updated at 4:10PM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Pinnacle - Taranaki Extended Care Team.