Public Health Nurse

posted: Thu, February 07, 2019

Hi my name is Bex and I am the Public Health Nurse (PHN) for Kaharoa Primary School. The Public Health Nurses in the Rotorua area are employed by the Lakes DHB and are assigned primary and intermediate schools where we work closely with the teachers and staff.

We are available to support children, young people and their families to navigate through health care, social agencies and services. We can also provide health information and advice.

We work closely with schools as well as visiting families and whānau in their homes for follow up and helping them access the support they need.

Our health services include:
Clinical assistance with health issues
Information on healthy choices, promotion of well-being and prevention of illness
Referrals to specialist services

We help with many child health issues, including:
Skin Infections
Wetting, soiling
Vision and Hearing problems
Mental illness
Child Protection
Weight Concerns

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns
Mobile (text or call): 027 5008849
Office: 3437747

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