1. Community Health Service.

 

This service utilises the network of 5 Marae across the Awakairangi region delivered by teams of clinical and non-clinical staff.

 

2017/18 Target       500

Achievement            1,257

% Target achieved 241%

 

In 2017/18, the service provided health screening and support for individuals with low-to-medium level health and social needs relating to:

 

• Asthma

• Obesity

• Diabetes

• Smoking

Outreach services included cervical screening, smoking cessation and health promotions enabling access for people who had difficulty in accessing centre-based services or who felt more comfortable accessing such services within a matauranga Māori context