West Coast PHO - Latest News [Page 1]

Primary Health Organisation Navigator finds her own Way

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 2:31 pm | West Coast PHO

Discovering, to her horror, that she was pre-diabetic in her early fifties and coming from a whanau with known health risks, put Nancy McNoe, her whanau and her friends on a new path to health and fitness. More >>

Coasters to get mobile reminders from doctors

Monday, 12 November 2012, 11:10 am | West Coast PHO

Greymouth, 12 November 2012 – Coasters are set to receive mobile messages from their General Practice for appointment, screening and immunisation reminders in an initiative designed to better connect General Practioners and their patients and ... More >>

Successful weekend for West Coast medical families

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 10:38 am | West Coast PHO

A weekend for West Coast health professionals focusing on inter-disciplinary learning proved extremely successful, according to organisers and participants. More >>

Kaiawhina helps improve the health of Maori

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 9:09 am | West Coast PHO

Almost a third more West Coast Māori in the Buller region are enrolled at doctors’ surgeries thanks to the efforts of a kaiawhina, or helper/navigator. Rehia MacDonald has spent months getting to know whānau in the Buller region, encouraging them to ... More >>