Useful links for health services

Here is a list websites providing information on health services and general  health and wellbeing.

Link Description
Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health leads New Zealand’s health and disability system.  Their website provides information on latest news for NZ’s health care as well as information about health services and health issues.
Plunket-logo Plunkett provides a range of health services to healthy babies and young children.  Their website provides information on their services including Plunkett visits, Clinic visits, before school checks, their car seat service and more.
mmhmobile3 ManageMy Health is a new online service that gives you the freedom to manage your health needs and that of your family, anytime, anywhere.  ManageMy Health allows you to view lab results, order prescriptions and book appointments online and its available to you right now.  The registration process is quick and easy, just ask your medical centre.
immune The Immunisation Advisory Centre provides information about how, why and when we immunise, as well as information about the vaccines themselves.
Toit te Ora Public Health Service Toi Te Ora Public Health Service website provides the latest information on health warnings for the Bay of Plenty as well as information on a range of public health topics.
molemap MoleMap is the most thorough and trusted melanoma skin cancer detection programme in the world.  Their website provides information about skin cancer, their services and how to book an appointment.
lowdownlogo The Lowdown is a website dedicated to helping young New Zealanders understand and deal with depression.
hpa_logo - depression This website aims to help New Zealanders recognise and understand depression. It encourages people to seek appropriate help and offers resources for health professionals treating people experiencing depression
everybody.co.nz This website provides health information for New Zealanders.  It is written and reviewed by medical writers, consumer health organisations and health professionals.
heart foundation This website provides information about heart health.  You can access information about managing a healthy lifestyle, risk factors of heart disease and programmes to help New Zealander be heart healthy. 
quitline Quitline provides advice, support and education on the benefits of quitting smoking.It even includes a calculator to find out how much you will save if you quit smoking today.
national screening service The National Screening Service is responsible for the development, management and monitoring of screening programmes in NZ. The website provides information on:

  • Breast Screen Aotearoa
  • National Cervical Screening Programme
  • Antenatal Screening
  • Antenatal HIV Screening
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening Programme
  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programme
diabetes nz This website provides information about diabetes, the types, risk factors, management and much more.
ashtma The Asthma Foundation provides advice, support and research on asthma and other respiratory conditions.
nznutritionfoundation This website provides information to help make healthy food choices by providing the facts and figures on a wide range of nutrition topics. The information has been written by degree-qualified nutritionists and reviewed by the Foundation’s expert scientific advisers.
safe travel Safe Travel provides important information and advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas.
st john St John’s provides ambulance services, first aid training, event medical services and care-based programmes.
raphs_logo The Rotorua General Practictioners Group manage a range of clinical programmes and provide business, administrative and technology support for our member providers and partner organisations.
Rotorua hospital Contact details and services of Rotorua Hospital