Rangitikei Health Centre
District Nurses   |   Public Health Nurses   |   Social Worker   |   Mental Health  |   Outpatient Clinics



Rangitikei Health Centre mission statement:
To provide quality community-based health services with a multi-disciplinary focus.
We endeavour to provide the highest quality health service to enhance the wellbeing of our community.

 


Rangitikei Health Centre
7 Blackwell Street, Marton     |     Ph  06 327 7222
Open Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm
 


District nurses

Ph  06 327 7463     |     Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm     |     Weekends  9am – 11am
 
The district nursing service provides a range of nursing services to people in their own homes in the South Rangitikei district.
 
District nurses in the Rangitikei district provide a comprehensive range of quality, patient-focused, professional and holistic nursing services that are primarily home based. They provide short-term health services in the community on discharge from hospital or as referred by a health professional:

  • skin and wound care
  • supplies – ostomy dressings  or continence appliances
  • assessments for short-term services – home help, Meals on Wheels, personal care
  • access to equipment and aids on short loan – commodes, toilet seats, shower stools
  • monitoring and supervision of patients with complex needs and chronic health problems
  • patient/carer education
  • access to specialist nurse services – palliative, diabetes, respiratory, stoma therapy, continence
  • referrals to other support services – social worker, occupational therapist, mental health team, physiotherapist, Access Ability.
 
Referral is by GP, hospital or another health professional.



Public Health nurses


Ph  06 327 5772     |     Monday – Friday, 8am – 4.30pm
 
Click here for information about the WDHB's Public Health Service.

 

Social worker

Ph  06 327 7222     |     Monday – Friday, 8am – 4.30pm
 
Open referrals for support services on discharge from hospital, grief counselling, support for change in living arrangements due to deteriorating health, support for family members and pregnancy counselling.
 


Mental Health


See WDHB Mental Health and Addiction Services

 
 
Visiting Specialists – Outpatient Clinics (DHB)


Clinics are held for patients requiring appointments with specialists.
  • Alcohol & Other Drug Service
  • Audiologist                                              
  • Paediatrician
  • Psychiatrist                                 
  • New Born Hearing screening                      
  • Dietician
  • Child, Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Surgeon
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatry
  • Respiratory Nurse

Other non-Whanganui DHB services also operate from the Rangitikei Health Centre buildings. Please contact reception for more info.