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Southern DHB Pacific Island Nurse Service

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Description

The Pacific Island Nurse Specialist team is committed to Pacific Island culture and has extensive networks in the Southland Pacific Island community. They offer a comprehensive service to clients accessing hospital and primary care services including:

  • Support when accessing health services
  • Assistance to help understand the medical explanation about your illness, its treatment and follow up care
  • Helping to monitor your care after you leave hospital

Referrals can also be made by GPs, community service offices or a friend or family member.

A free Pacific Island primary health care clinic is held each week at the Pacific Island Advisory and Cultural Service Trust rooms.

How do I access this service?

Referral

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Service Types

Advocacy

Community nursing

  • Asthma
  • Case management
  • Diabetes
  • Older adult
  • Self management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Womens wellness

Pacific Island people

Transport

Screening and prevention

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Charges

No fees apply.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Southland

Contact Details

Kew Road
Kingswell
Invercargill
Southland 9812

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Street Address

Kew Road
Kingswell
Invercargill
Southland 9812

Postal Address

Southland Hospital
PO Box 828
Invercargill 9840

This page was last updated at 10:33AM on August 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Pacific Island Nurse Service.