Te Whanau a Apanui Community Health - "Healthy Communities on
"Te Oranga Whanau mai I te Taumata o Apanui ki Potikirua"
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board's rural health services
are based from an inpatient facility in Opotiki. This small
rural hospital has four GP beds and two maternity beds. In
addition, outpatient clinics are held with visiting specialists and
there is an afterhours nursing service.
In addition, the Te Kaha General Practice provides a
comprehensive community service including several Outreach clinics
from Maraenui to Cape Runaway. Te Kaha is a teaching practice
with links to the Bay of Plenty DHB's Medical School.
To access these services you can contact Te Kaha Medical Centre
on 073252803 between the hours of 8am - 5.00pm Mon to Friday. After
hours ring: Opotiki Hospital 073158500. They will contact on-call
Te Whanau a Apanui Community Health provides GP and Nurse Led
Clinics for a 150km section of coastline, as well as 111 emergency
services after hours, at weekends and public holidays by nursing