Maori Health in the Community

Keeping our Maori patients in the community healthy is a huge priority, so the Kurow Medical Centre is currently implementing a healthcare plan aimed at the Maori population registered at our practice to ensure on going physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. If you have registered as Maori at our practice, expect a call from us soon regarding this new initiative, or if you are keen as mustard, give us a call at the medical centre on (03) 4360 760 to find out more.

Look forward to seeing you soon

 

Monthly Maori Health Focus:

Each month we are focusing on a different area of health to ensure we are offering the best services we can for our Maori population.

January

 

Drugs & Alcohol Abuse


February

 

Cervical Screening & Sexual Health

March

 

Respiratory Disease

  • Asthma

  • COPD


April

 

Immunisation


May

 

Diabetes

  • annual checks


June

 

Oral Health

July

 

Cardiovascular

  • Heart disease

  • CVRA

  • BP


August

 

Maternal Health

1-7 th August World Breastfeeding Week

September

 

Mental Health

 

14 th Sept Maori Language Day

October

 

Breast Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November

 

Smoking Cessation

  • NRT replacement

  • Cessation Groups


December

 

Obesity


We also have loads of resources in Te Reo, and aim to support you where we can with information and resources where we can.

 

 

 

 

Thank you for assisting us in providing the best care possible.