Nurse-led Community Clinics - 14th Jun 2014

KTKO Ltd are partnering with other Maori health providers to set-up nurse-led but community owned clinics across Otago.
Our relationships for the contract include, Te Hou Ora Otepoti Whanau Services – Corstophine Community Hub, Tumai Ora Whanau Services, Uruuruwhenua, Tokomairiro Whanau Services, Ministry of Health, Southern Primary Health Organisation, Public Health South, Southern DHB.
The Nurse-led Clinics will coordinate a range of health and social services that include – nursing service, pharmacology – health literacy, public health – health promotion, smoking cessation, family start, child immunisation, podiatry, other social services.
The service will be led through Nurse-led health and social service clinics held at marae, health or social services bases and other premises.
The Nurse-led Clinics will be provided in the following communities:
• Cromwell clinic – 1 per month
• Ranfurly clinic – 1 per month
• Roxburgh clinic – 1 per month
• Puketeraki marae – 1 per month
• Te Whare Koa marae – 1 per month
• Tokomairiro clinic – 2 per month
• Te Hou Ora clinic (Dunedin) – 1 per month
• Te Hou Ora clinic (Corstorphine) – 1 per month

The key objectives of the initiative are to:
• advance Whānau Ora and affirm positive Māori approaches which improve Māori health outcomes
• promote Māori service delivery systems that value health and social service collaboration and employ whānau centred interventions
• recognise service models that address the needs of whānau, hapu, iwi and Māori communities
• enhance physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health, giving whānau control over their own destinies.

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