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District nursing

District nursing service

Our Bay of Plenty district nursing service provides patient-centred specialist nursing care in the community. This care can be delivered in your home, at school or workplace or at a district nursing clinic.

The District Nurses provide quality nursing care and education for

  • Wound care
  • Ulcer treatment
  • Doppler assessment
  • Continence
  • Oncology (palliative) care
  • Respiratory and oxygen maintenance
  • Stoma management
  • ACC nursing services
  • Hospital in the Home service
  • Personal and home care assessment (Tauranga only).
Contact our district nursing team

Tauranga Ph 07 579 8000

Whakatāne Ph 07 306 0706

Please ask to speak to a district nurse

Tauranga clinics are available from Tauranga Hospital, Lexham Park, Katikati and Te Puke Community Centre.

Whakatāne clinics are available from Whakatāne Hospital, Kawerau and Opotiki.

To be seen at any of these clinics you must have an appointment.

You need to be referred to the district nursing service following discharge from hospital, from your GP, or other healthcare professional working in either the hospital or the community.


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