The Havelock North Health Centre is here to look after your family health needs.
We offer a variety of family medical services.
- Family doctors
- Nursing services
- Dietary advice
- Cervical smears
- Sexual health
- Diabetes advice and cardiovascular assessment
- Children’s health including free doctor and nurse visits for our Under 18s, who are enrolled with us.
As an enrolled patient with The Havelock North Health Centre, you are also able to access the Radiology, Pharmacy and after hours health services provided by The Hastings Health Centre, 101 Queen Street East, Hastings.
The Havelock North Health Centre is located at 26 Middle Road, Havelock North and is open from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday – Friday.
If you would like to book an appointment or require nursing or medical support please call (06) 877 8011.
Dr. Jo HectorGeneral Practitioner
Jo worked as a doctor for the British Army for 8 years and enjoyed a number of postings to various locations, including Canada, Germany, Wales and Afghanistan.read more
Dr. Jo Hector
Dr Jo Hector will be joined The Havelock North Health Centre in April 2018. Jo was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and trained in the North East of England. On finishing her degree in 2009, she went on to The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where she completed her Officer training. Jo worked as a doctor for the British Army for 8 years and enjoyed a number of postings to various locations, including Canada, Germany, Wales and Afghanistan. After reaching the rank of Major, Jo hung up her uniform to move to New Zealand in 2016 and start a family with her husband. After a year in Auckland they moved to Hawkes Bay. Jo loves all aspects of General Practice and enjoys getting to know patients over a long period of time. Jo and her family love Hawkes Bay and the outdoor lifestyle here. In their free time, they enjoy wild camping spots, finding waves to surf and exploring remote fly fishing areas.
Dr. Mieke van KeimpemaGeneral Practitioner
Mieke enjoys getting to know her patients and has a special interest in children and palliative care.read more
Dr. Mieke van Keimpema
The Havelock North North Health Centre
Mieke was born and raised in the Netherlands. She graduated from medical school in 2007 and became a General Practitioner in 2012.
She has completed internships in both Panama City and Tanzania, worked for year in Curacao, Dutch Antilles and gone back to Moshi,Tanzania as a voluntary GP for 7 months.
Mieke enjoys getting to know her patients and has a special interest in children and palliative care.
Mieke and her family have recently moved to NZ are are enjoying the beautiful sights that NZ has to offer.
When Mieke is not at work, she enjoys hiking, cycling, skiing, playing tennis and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Mathew WestmarkGeneral Practitioner
Mathew practices all aspects of medical care for families: prenatal care, toddlers, children, teenagers, college students, young adults, mid-life adults, geriatrics, and end of life comfort care.read more
Dr. Mathew Westmark
The Havelock North Health Centre
M.D. from University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, B.A. Chemistry and Psychology at Seattle Pacific University
Mathew and his family have recently move to NZ from Montana, USA. He is a post graduate medical trained in full spectrum Family Medicine at Montana Family Medicine Residency with emphasis in rural and resource limited care. He has most recently worked as Family Physician and Associate Medical Director for Riverstone Health Community Health Clinic in Billings, Montana.
Mathew practices all aspects of medical care for families: prenatal care, toddlers, children, teenagers, college students, young adults, mid-life adults, geriatrics, and end of life comfort care. He enjoys teaching medical students how to provide compassionate quality healthcare that’s affordable for the patient. He has special interests in dermatology, public health, psychiatry, and point of care ultrasound for physical exam and clinical procedures.
When Mathew is not at work he likes to spend time outdoors with his wife and their young son. They enjoy traveling, trekking and climbing and look forward to exploring the great outdoors of NZ.
Our casting clinic provides timely and quality care to both enrolled and casual patients and is operated by our casting clinic nurses and Urgent Care doctors.
We are able to treat most types of minor fractures, however more serious fractures are referred to Hawkes Bay Hospital. X-rays are carried out in Radiology which is located in GP1. There is no charge for an ACC x-ray.
The Casting Clinic operates every Tuesday and Friday.
Appointments for the Casting Clinic are made through a referral from a GP or through Urgent Care.