Primary Outreach

Nursing Support Service

The outreach nursing service provides health checks, monitoring of health action plans, and facilitate health education and health prevention sessions.

The outreach nursing service provides health checks, monitoring of health action plans, and facilitate health education and health prevention sessions.

 

The Clinic focus is on Long-term conditions such as:

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Respiratory & Asthma

  • Diabetes

  • Skin Infection

  • Obesity

 

We provide additional health access for Pacific People of all ages with highest health needs (HHN) with following issues:

  • Single or Multiple long-term health conditions

  • Frequent admission to hospitals

  • Families with high social, economic  and health needs

  • Not enrolled in a GP – (we will facilitate enrolment)

  • Recent permanent resident migrant

  • Special referral by GP or specialist

 

   WHAT CAN WE OFFER?    



A registered nurse will:

 

  • Work with clients individually family or support group,

  • Monitor your condition and

  • Work with your GP as often as required

  • Gather all information to manage your condition effectively.

 

 

   HOW TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT  

 

Telephone (04) 577 0394

Email info@phshutt.co.nz

Drop in Pacific Health Serice Hutt Valley, 1 Hewer Crescent, PO Box 35 027, Naenae, Hutt Valley, 5011.

 

Referrals from:

 

  • GP Practices

  • Hospitals

  • Family or Friend

  • Allied Health

  • Community Health Workers

   Mobile Nursing Unit   

 

  • Community based health assessments, vaccinations and health promotion activities. 
     

  • The mobile unit is equipped with appropriate equipment to complete health assessments in a safe and secure environment.
     

  • Also available for combined activities with our stakeholders and partners promoting well-being in community based settings.

Services

  • Community and GP- integrated Pacific-friendly supported care in the management of patients with long term and lifestyle-conditions 

  • Advanced physical nursing assessments and evaluations 

  • Flexible, free clinic/home visit health checks

  • Nurse follow-up assessment in the home following an acute event or hospital admission

  • Translation support and advocacy for Pacific persons with complex medical and social issues 

  • Health education and informational support one-on-one or group sessions

  • Collaborative specialist nurse clinics with onsite Diabetes and Respiratory Clinics (Hutt Valley DHB)

  • Facilitate GP enrollment, access to clinical appointments, health screenings, immunizations for ‘hard to reach’ fanau

  • Well Child specialist nurse service Thriving Cores’ (see Well Child)

  • Mobile nursing unit

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Luana Penese
Clinical Nurse
Leader  |  Primary
Health Care
NZRN
 

Luana Penese has been a Primary Health nurse for over 10 years now serving her community in Porirua with Ora Toa Waitangirua Medical Centre as well as Cannons Creek, Mungavin and Takapuwahia. Her nursing career began as a NetP scholarship student to Ora Toa achieving her Post-Grad Papers in Primary Health, she then continued to qualify as an Independent Vaccinator, Cervical Smear taker, developing her skills in triaging, Cardiovascular assessments, annual diabetic reviews, Electric cardiograms, and insulin titrating. 

 
Fofoga Logovae
Primary Healthcare
Nurse  
NZRN  

Foga joined PHSHV team in October 2018. Prior to working at PHSHV, she worked as a practice nurse for five years at a busy medical centre in the Wellington region. She is passionate and enthusiastic about nursing and has a desire to contribute to health improvement. Nursing is not always being in an acute hospital setting but also within the community environment where her passion lies, connecting, assessing, assisting, caring and offering support for our Pacific people.

 
Shivashni Narayan
Primary Healthcare 
Nurse
NZRN

Shivashni is a New Zealand born Fijian Indian who joined the Pacific Health Service team in January 2020. Shivashni is a new graduate nurse and is passionate about primary health and strives to provide the best health outcomes for the pacific community. Shivashni is dedicated to her work and is enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge to help the community.

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