Free Cervical Screening Event

Saturday 27 October 2018 8:30am – 1:00pm At: Women’s Health Out-Patients, Ground Floor Dunedin Hospital Cervical Screening would like to invite you to a free women’s health screening event. Cervical Screening is recommended for all women aged 20 – 69 who have been sexually active and is your best protection against cervical cancer. This is […]

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On October 2nd, 2018, posted in: news by

Spring Newsletter

Latest seasonal news from Dunedin North Medical Centre. Newsletter Spring 2018

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On September 12th, 2018, posted in: news by

Good Friends Save Lives

September is Cervical Screening Awareness month and this year promotion by Southern District Health Board is asking friends and whanau to support women in getting along for screening tests. They are calling the promotion “Good friends save lives”. They ask women to check on one another, and to attend screening appointments together if it helps. […]

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On August 28th, 2018, posted in: news by

Winter Newsletter

Late winter news from Dunedin North Medical Centre. We hope you find it helpful and informative. DNM Winter Newsletter 18

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On August 14th, 2018, posted in: news by

June Is Men’s Health Month

Now is a great time to think about the health of our men folk and how important it is, to start talking about it with mates, families and doctors, and to do something to be just a little bit healthier. Throughout the month of June the team at Dunedin North Medical Centre are on board with Men’s Health Trust charity […]

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On June 12th, 2018, posted in: news by

National Bowel Screening Coming to Otago & Southland

From late April 2018 over 51000 men and women living in Otago and Southland, aged 60 – 70 years of age will be invited to participate in this free programme. This programme saves lives through detecting pre-cancerous polyps, or finding bowel cancer early, when it can often be successfully treated. More information including informative links […]

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On April 11th, 2018, posted in: news by

Shingles Vaccine With Your Flu Shot

Shingles vaccine (Zostavax) is now funded for those aged 65 to 80 years and can be given with your flu shot. It’s not suitable for everyone and this will be discussed with the nurse at your appointment. Please tell us if you would like both when booking your 15 minute nurse appointment, and remember to […]

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On April 11th, 2018, posted in: news by

Flu Vaccine Is Now Available

We now have supplies of influenza vaccine at Dunedin North Medical Centre for those aged 3 years and older. Children aged 6 to 35 months require a different vaccine which won’t be available until later this month. Keep a watch for our News post advising its arrival. Please remember an appointment is essential. Many of you have […]

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On April 11th, 2018, posted in: news by

Lifeline Text Support – HELP (4357)

Lifeline has launched a new free text support service:   HELP (4357) This service is available to anyone who wants to talk about what is worrying them. Send a text message to HELP (4357) and one of Lifeline’s qualified counsellors or trained volunteers will respond. The service is free of charge and available 24 hours […]

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On April 3rd, 2018, posted in: news by

Active Aging

Age Concern Otago have as their mission that:   “Older people live a valued life in an inclusive society” They have many terrific resources: Age Concern Otago Some off the best are classes to assist with being active. Increasing numbers of studies show the benefits of a more active lifestyle. Having like minded companions to do it with will make it […]

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On March 13th, 2018, posted in: news by

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