How to navigate the health system, and make choices for you and your family and whanau
“Family doctors are prioritising phone calls from patients to ensure that those who are acutely unwell can get appointments the same day. It’s among a raft of changes being adopted by GP practices to deal with rapidly rising demand and an increasingly stretched GP workforce.”
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Charles is a fan of the Manage My Health website offered by Karori Medical Centre that allows patients to view their own medical records via the “patient portals” system. He was our first patient to sign up for the service and there are now nearly 5000 users.
Karori Medical Centre is one of the first medical centres in the Capital and Coast DHB region to be selected to implement the Health care Home model of care.
Dr Jeff Lowe said the Karori Medical Centre was proud to be selected in the 1st tranche of practices to lead the development of the Health Care Home in CCDHB.
“We believe people should live well with their family and whanau within the community. The Health Care Home is a key to getting people well and keeping them well closer to home.
Capital and Coast DHB chair Virginia Hope says, the Health Care Homes work programme aims to help GPs to change the way they provide care to provide patients with better, quicker access, and to avoid patients having to make unnecessary trips to hospital.
Who Are We?
We are a progressive community health centre that has served the local community for over 30 years.
Our great team of doctors, nurses and administration staff have a wealth of experience and expertise.
We use high tech equipment combined with continuing education and fully integrated computer management systems to ensure that high quality, appropriate and accessible health care is available to all our patients.
11 Parkvale Road & 146 Karori Road
Karori, Wellington 6012
(04) 920 4562
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