9th April 2017
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE BAY OF PLENTY DISTRICT HEALTH
BOARD, EASTERN BAY PRIMARY HEALTH ALLIANCE, RIVERSLEA MEDICAL
CENTRE AND EDGECUMBE PHARMACY
Health Centre and Pharmacy for Edgecumbe residents to Open in Te
He Tohunga Ora Mo Rangitaiki Trust, Riverslea Medical
Centre and Edgecumbe Pharmacy will be fully operating
from this Monday 10th April.
Both services will be based in
the Te Teko Health Centre Premises at no
8 Edgecumbe-Te Teko road, next to the
The day will start with a blessing from
local kaumatua at 10am which the public are
invited to attend. It will then be business
as usual, with all services provided as before,
including laboratory services.
Riverslea Medical Centre at Te Teko:
Location: 8 Edgecumbe-Te Teko Road, right
next to the school.
Opening Hours from Monday: 6:30 am - 4.00 pm
A contact phone number and other important information will be
made available later today.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is looking to put in
place financial support to cover the general practice patient
co-payment (fee) for those people displaced from Edgecumbe due to
flooding. Details will be provided in the next 24 hours.
Edgecumbe Pharmacy at Te Teko:
Opening Hours from Monday: 7.30 am - 4.00 pm.
The usual phone number is still working Phone: (07) 304 9734
Medicines and prescriptions from Edgecumbe Pharmacy will
continue to be available today from TOTAL HEALTH CHEMIST, 252 The
Strand, Whakatane. Phone: (07) 308 9009. Total Health Chemist
is open today until 4.30pm.
All prescription medicines from Edgecumbe Pharmacy and Total
Health Chemist will be free (no co-payment) for those
people displaced from Edgecumbe due to flooding. This is a
BOPDHB initiative and will be in place for a 4 week period.
Medicines can be delivered to Kawerau, Te Teko and Whakatane -
just phone Edgecumbe Pharmacy or Total Health Chemist to
April 12, 2017