The Public Health Nurses are registered nurses who collectively bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their work.  They work to ensure the wellbeing of children, young people and their families/whanau.  They also:

  • Advocate for children, young people and their families by working alongside their families/whanau, school staff, allied health professionals and social agencies to ensure positive health outcomes
  • Organise and deliver immunisation programmes in schools
  • Follow up children and young people with identified hearing/vision needs
  • Provide specialist nursing services to school children as required
  • Resource schools in planning health education and health promotion
  • Work closely with schools interested in developing as Health-Promoting Schools.

Public Health Nurses are located at the following sites:

  • Papakura Public Health Nurses
    Awhinatia
    5-19 Great South Road
    PO Box 550
    Papakura
    Phone (09) 295 1280 
  • Pukekohe Public Health Nurses
    Pukekohe Hospital
    Tuakau Road
    Pukekohe
    Phone (09) 237 0660

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