Well Child Services

 

Introduction

the Southland wide Community based Well Child Service for children and families/whanau prmotes and maintains health by providing an accessible, quality client centred service.

All parents/caregivers/educators can contact the service to seek assessment/advice regarding child health and wellbeing.  Young people can contact the nurses directly or through self-referral clinics offered in Intermediate and Secondary Schools.

Well Child Nursing

Public Health Nurses are Registered Nurses regularly visiting preschools, primary, intermediate and secondary schools. 

Vision Hearing Technicians

Provide a screening service for vision and hearing in schools and early childhood centres.  This screening programme enables children to be referred to the appropriate health professionals if problems are identified.

   

Location

Throughout Southland

   

Contact Details

Invercargill    

Ph: 03 211 0012

Mob: 0274 440 121

 

Gore                           

Ph: 03 208 7015

Mob: 0274 452 931

 

Wakatipu                    

Ph: 03 450 9162

Mob: 0274 471 462

 

Central Southland      

Ph: 03 248 7997

Mob: 0274 463 707

 

Fiordland                    

Ph: 03 249 7717

Mob: 0274 421 751