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Hauora Matua ki Te Tai Aorere (Nelson Bays Primary Health) is a primary health provider and commissioning network for primary and community services in the Nelson Bays region.

 There are 22 general practices contracted to Nelson Bays Primary Health to provide services for our enrolled population. There are also contracts held with our local community groups to provide health related services to our community.

 Nelson Bays Primary Health is also proud to manage Golden Bay Community Health, a rural integrated health facility providing an extensive range of health care services to the community in Golden Bay, and a joint venture in the Medical and Injury Centre, the urgent and after hours medical care facility in Nelson.

 Nelson Bays Primary Health is an organisation with a passionate team committed to supporting positive health outcomes locally, through the delivery of primary and community health services. Embedded in its principles are:

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi and focus in equity
  • Centered in people and communities
  • Accessible primary health care
  • Integrated primary and community care
  • A strong primary and general practice partnership
  • Strong and supportive networks with community and community non-government organisations and cross government partnership

Some of the services the Nelson Bays Primary Health team provides for our community are:

Health Promotion and Community Services:

  • Community Cardiac Rehabilitation – Healthy Hearts
  • Community Diabetes Education – Type 2 and Pre-Diabetes
  • Community Falls Prevention
  • Community Nutrition Service
  • Community Podiatry Service
  • Healthy Lifestyles Service
  • Lactation Service
  • Community Respiratory Health Service
  • Refugee Health Services

 Primary Mental Health:

  • Adult Alcohol and Other Drug Service
  • Gateway Health Assessment Service
  • Health Improvement Practitioners and Health Coaches
  • Persistent Non-Malignant Pain Programme
  • Primary Mental Health Initiative
  • Brief Intervention Service
  • Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Service

 Primary Health and Nursing:

  • Kaiatawhai Nursing Service
  • Advance Care Plans
  • Skin Lesion Removal Service
  • Locality Care Coordination
  • Immunisation Facilitation Service
  • Workforce Education

 Specialist Services:

  • Infectious Disease Service
  • Rheumatology Specialist Service

 Golden Bay Community Health:

  • Aged Residential Care
  • District Nursing Services
  • Midwifery Services
  • Well Child Services
  • Allied Health Services – Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
  • Primary Care – General Practice services
  • Afterhours and Acute Medical Care

 He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata (What is the most important thing in the world? It is the people, it is the people, it is the people)


281 Queen Street

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PO Box 1776


(0800) 731 317

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(03) 538 1170

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