Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 19, 2017 17:27:20 GMT 12
FREE DOCTOR VISITS AT AUCKLAND MARAE AIM TO IMPROVE MĀORI HEALTH
A free GP clinic has opened on an Auckland marae to provide healthcare for those who have trouble accessing it. The clinic opened at Haranui Marae in Otakanini on August 31 and had a six-month trial period.
Lead by Te Hā Oranga, doctors from Silver Fern Medical Centre and Waimauku Doctors operated the monthly clinic.
Patients had 20 minute appointments rather than the traditional 15 minute consultations.
There was no cost to attend but people needed to be enrolled with Te Hā Oranga or be willing to enrol on the day......