Acupuncture Heretaunga is based in the Dominion Building directly across the road from The Hastings Health Centre carpark and offers our patients an all-round acupuncture service.
Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most successful techniques in getting rid of acute and chronic pain by channelling energy using specific points to relieve pain and enhance health using a variety of treatments. Our practitioners are all members of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists. The service is ACC registered.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.
To make an appointment contact Shelley on (06) 873 8566.
For more information please visit our website at: www.acupunctureheretaunga.com
Bay Audiology is New Zealand’s leading Audiology network with over 95 clinics throughout the country. We offer personalised solutions from our highly trained and experienced Audiologists, meaning you can be confident that you will get the best advice and after-care support.
We are fully certified for all third-party funding including the Ministry of Health, ACC, War Pensions, and insurance claims.
- Free hearing check for everyone aged 18 and over
- Full diagnostic hearing test
- Wax removal by micro suctioning with our registered Ear Nurse
- Fitting and servicing of hearing aids
- Audiological advice, including the prevention of hearing loss, how to live with a hearing impairment and tinnitus management.
You do not need a doctor’s referral for an appointment. To make an appointment contact us on 0800 800 854 or (06) 870 8360. You can even book via email email@example.com
Opening hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
For further information about Bay Audiology and the services we provide check out our website http://www.bayaudiology.co.nz/
Located directly across the road from The Hastings Health Centre, CAPE is an ACC accredited physio service treating and rehabilitating a large range of musculoskeletal and sports injuries.
ACC Consultations are $15 per visit (adults) and $10 per visit (students and children). Non ACC visits are $55. At CAPE we will assess your injury and develop a full treatment package with advice on pain management and how to manage your injury.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7am – 6pm
To make an appointment phone (06) 873 8560.
To find out more go to website: www.capephysio.co.nz
Looking to improve your diet, live a more healthy lifestyle and have better eating choices plus needing help to reach those weight loss goals? Do you need continued support to help you fight high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Do you simply need some advice to help lead a more healthier lifestyle?
Then our dietician, Lucy Burrows, is here to help. Lucy provides one-on-one support to all referred patients by helping them to come up with a health plan in order to reach their health and lifestyle goals. This service is free and referrals can be made through our family doctors and nurses at The Hastings Health Centre. Our dietician Lucy Burrows runs the Clinic every Wednesday afternoon.
A variety of referrals are accepted including:
- Diabetes management
- IBS/IBD (FODMAPs)
- Obesity/childhood obesity
- Long term conditions (high cholesterol, high blood pressure)
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.
We pride ourselves in providing a superior service to all Hastings Health Centre patients who require blood or other specimens collected for laboratory testing. Clients who need tests for immigration, insurance, travel, pre-employment purposes are also welcome. The Medlab team are all fully qualified Phlebotomists with many years of experience. The service is IANZ accredited and audited annually. Our professional and caring staff will make your visit a pleasant and comfortable experience.
We are conveniently located within The Hastings Health Centre with a further collection centre being situated at 62 Munroe Street, Napier.
The Medlab is open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.
Musculoskeletal medicine is a service which can only be accessed by patients who have either been referred by a GP or ACC.
This is an important service for The Hastings Health Centre as many experience pain due to musculoskeletal issues which occur in the muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones. Musculoskeletal symptoms include headaches, migraines, dizziness, chest pains, abdominal pain during pregnancy and growing pains.
Your first appointment will generally last around 45 minutes. If you’re experiencing any neck or back pain, you will be required to fill in a short form including a diagram outlining where the pain is. Appointments generally last about 30 minutes.
- Assessment and management of musculoskeletal problems such as tennis elbow, Achilles problem, sports injuries.
- Practical solutions to managing ongoing Musculoskeletal problems such as arthritis and back, neck and joint pain.
- ACC and GP referrals under the GPSI system.
- Joint and soft tissue steroid injections.
- On-going exercise and rehabilitation advice.
- Chronic pain 2nd skeletal conditions.
- Advice on exercises and rehabilitation
- Referral to other specialists as needed.
Occupational Health Nurse
The Occupational Health Nurse works with a number of industries and health care providers to improve the health and wellbeing of an individual or group at your workplace. Our Occupational health nurse is able to provide nursing care and can provide advice on health promotion, health maintenance, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Since the unit is based at The Hastings Health Centre we can also offer all family medical, radiology and laboratory services. We also work with CAPE Physio to provide Functional Capacity assessments, if required.
- Noise measurement
- Hearing testing
- Respiratory monitoring
- Work station assessments
- Hazard identification
- Routine health checks
- Pre-employment and post-employment health checks
- Injury prevention programmes
- Diabetic screening
- Drug and alcohol testing
To find out more contact our occupational health nurse Frith Gray on (027) 213 3785
David gained his Diploma in Podiatry in 1986 and has been dealing with work complaints for the past 30 years. He spent his first three years working in Australia, gaining experience working in private practice, hospitals and Community Health Centres. He then completed a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours through The University of Brighton in England.
While fixing feet might not be for everyone, David finds it a very satisfying career.
Podiatrist David Greenhill treats a number of common foot complaints such as corns, callouses, heel and arch pain, ingrowing toe nails, children’s foot conditions, arthritic and diabetic foot disorders and sports injuries. He is committed to providing the best care for his patients and values the benefits of working at The Hastings Health Centre with so many other experienced health professionals.
Skin Lesion Clinic
Concerned about a mole or skin cancer? Want to remove that cyst? Need to undergo topical skin treatment for sun damaged skin? Our Skin Lesion Clinic offers a range of services including skin examinations, skin surgeries and non-surgical treatments for skin cancers.
All patients can expect to receive expert care and treatment at the Skin Lesion Clinic, which is housed in GP2.
- Single lesion skin check
- Multiple lesion skin check (examination of up to three lesions)
- Full skin check (recommended)
- Diagnostic biopsy
- Skin cancer surgery – from simple excisions to flap and graft repairs
- Topical skin cancer treatments – cryotherapy and medicated creams
To make an appointment please contact GP2 on (06) 873 8596.
The aim of our Spirometry clinic is to diagnose/confirm lung disease, educate patients, thereby empowering them to self manage their condition with continued support of their medical team. An initial assessment is done by your doctor or nurse and if appropriate, a referral is made to the respiratory clinic. The clinic is run by our respiratory nurse Barb Dooney.
UNITY Ultrasound Specialists
We work with UNITY Specialists Ultrasound to offer you the best specialist assessments, diagnostic and interventional ultrasonography service. The Unity Ultrasound Specialists clinic also works in conjunction with the other family medical and health services at The Hastings Health Centre. In addition to referrals from your family doctor, we are also open to referrals from your midwife, physiotherapists, nurses and ACC. We are available for urgent or after hour appointments.
Opening hours: 8:30am to 5:30pm by appointment.
To make an appointment contact us on (06) 281 2797.
To find out more go to our website http://www.unityclinic.co.nz/
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilisation or permanent contraception.
Dr Alan Wright performs this procedure in GP6 and takes around 45 minutes. Dr Wright likes to see you initially to discuss the procedure and to do an examination. The vasectomy procedure is booked after this initial ‘chat’.
Please see your own GP if you have a Community Services Card as you may qualify for a funded (free) vasectomy.
For those paying for the procedure, the initial consultation is $55 and the vasectomy procedure is $360.
Dr Wright is an accredited provider for Southern Cross and most insurance companies cover the cost.
You can phone GP6 directly on (06) 873 8580 to book an appointment or talk to your family doctor to get a referral.