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Another GP joins our team as we welcome Dr Azatul Zainol

Hailing originally from Malaysia, Dr Zainol moved to New Zealand in 2004 and obtained her medical degree at the University of Otago. After working in various hospital specialties as a junior doctor, she embarked on her GP training and is currently working towards gaining Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners She is married to a GP and is the proud mother of two beautiful children. She is proud to call Cambridge home after moving here with her family in 2018. She ha...

August 4, 2021

National Bowel Screening Programme - Key Information

Cambridge Family Health is proud to both support and promote the National Bowel Screening Programme. The programme is a free initiative to help detect bowel cancer at an early stage when it can often be successfully treated. Free screening is being offered every two years to people who are 60 to 74 years of age, who are eligible for publicly funded health care. If you are eligible, you will be sent: an invitation lettera consent forma free bowel screening test kit, with instructions on how ...

May 4, 2021

New Walk-In Service for Enrolled Patients

Cambridge Family Health is excited to announce that we are now offering a walk-in service for our enrolled patients, available from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. Do note that this service is not available for WINZ forms or repeat prescriptions - it is intended for acute, urgent medical issues only. As with urgent appointments, walk-in patients will be triaged and reviewed by a nurse in the first instance. As always, if you exhibit symptoms of a respiratory illness, you will be asked to let us kn...

April 19, 2021

We've Moved!

We've moved! Our brand new facility is now open at 1913 Cambridge Road, Cambridge. We are still providing the same expertise and high levels of service - but within the complex we will very soon be joined by other providers such as a radiology, physiotherapy and pharmacy.You can still contact the clinic on 827 4234 to make an appointment. ...

March 30, 2021

The new Cambridge Family Health centre - opening 29 March!

Cambridge Family Health is proud to announce that our new facility will be open from Monday, 29 March! We will be working hard to make it a smooth transition and minimise the impact on our patients, however there will be some reduced services later in the month as we facilitate the move....

March 5, 2021

New facility build update - January 2021

As you may know by now, we’re gearing up for an exciting new facility to open in Autumn 2021.  The new Cambridge Family Health clinic is located at 1913 Cambridge Road, and like lots of the community, we’ve been looking forward to its construction milestones. Recently the team hosted a roof shout - as you can see, we were pretty happy about it!...

February 1, 2021

Manage My Health App: Have you Enrolled?

The ManageMyHealth Patient Portal enables you to review blood test results and order repeat prescriptions online.  To improve access to results and prescriptions, we’re proud to be able to offer the Manage My Health portal to all patients at Cambridge Family Health. Accessible via both web portal and mobile app, the service specialises in streamlining repeat prescriptions, plus giving you access to your own blood and some hospital test results. This essentially means that if you require a...

January 25, 2021

What is Continuity of Care, and Why does it Matter?

Continuity of care is something you might have heard us talk about at Cambridge Family Health, as one of the key things we pride ourselves on and strive hard to maintain. If you have had a serious or chronic condition you many be familiar with the term - but if you haven’t, here’s what we mean by continuity of care:  An ongoing therapeutic relationship between you and your healthcare provider whereby you see the same GP or GPs for your consultations and through this, build a continuous ...

January 21, 2021

Announcing the new facility for Cambridge Family Health in 2021

You may have seen recently on social media - or perhaps in person - that Cambridge Family Health is soon opening a brand new medical facility. Coming in Autumn 2021, the new centre will be located at 1913 Cambridge Road, Cambridge.  Designed to be bigger and include more features and facilities for the local community, the new site will feature plenty of parking, onsite pharmacy, radiology with X-ray and ultrasound, specialist dermatology nurses, visiting specialists and a procedure centre....

December 21, 2020

Script Reminder: Get in Now and Beat the Christmas Rush

Don't leave it until the last minute!Make an appointment for a doctor review and a repeat prescription if needed, or phone us and renew your medication in the next few weeks to avoid the rush on Christmas Eve....

December 10, 2020

More than Movember: Why Men’s Health is Important Every Month

We all hear plenty about Movember each year - and regularly see lots of people getting into the spirit and sporting moustaches for a few weeks.  A great way to bring awareness and action to men’s health issues, the Movember campaign has funded over 1,250 projects since 2003 that cover problems that affect men - such as mental health, suicide prevention, as well as prostate and testicular cancers. We’re coming to the end of the month, though - and here at Cambridge Family Health we want ...

November 23, 2020

Self-isolation: what you need to know

Who needs to self-isolate?When the clock strikes 12midnight on Sunday 15 March, the new restrictions on travel come into force, which mean that any arrival at the New Zealand border must go into self-isolation for 14 days, with the exception of people coming from the Pacific islands. Is anyone in isolation already?To date more than 10,000 people have registered for self-isolation in New Zealand with Healthline. Around two-thirds of those have completed the fortnight. Who are they? Those new...

March 15, 2020

COVID-19: why we need to flatten the curve

The measures introduced by the Government over the weekend may seem extreme, but they are necessary in order to try to prevent what has happened in Italy and China from occurring in New Zealand. Measures like these have been in place in Singapore and Taiwan for some time, and they have managed to successfully control the spread of the virus. These measures will hurt our economy in the short term, but they are less harmful to us than if an uncontrollable outbreak of COVID-19 were to occur. Flatte...

March 15, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak Advice

We would like to update our patients regarding the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation on the internet and through social media. We believe that the best way that we can help contain this outbreak is by being as well-informed as possible. Background information There are many different subtypes of the Coronavirus and they have been in existence for many years. What makes COVID-19 different is that it is a new form of the virus. The outbreak be...

March 10, 2020

November is Men's Health Month

November is Men's Health Month and we would like to encourage all our current male patients, and any male patients who are thinking about joining our practice to book in for a health check. If you would prefer to see a male doctor we now have two male GPs at our practice: Dr Tama Blaiklock and Dr Krishna Chatterjee.  We are open daily from 8.30am to 6pm. ...

October 26, 2018

Christmas is coming!

We are rapidly approaching Christmas and the end of 2017. Thank you to all our lovely patients for your support this year, we are continuing to steadily grow and look forward to more exciting developments next year. Please order your prescriptions and come for reviews in time for the Christmas break. We are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and 2 January 2018. We will have one GP, one nurse and one receptionist working the week of Christmas and the week of New Year. Dr Kerry Ta...

December 7, 2017

Dr Luisa Arias joins our team

Our practice has grown rapidly since we opened our doors in March 2015 and we are extremely excited to announce the arrival of Dr Luisa Arias. She will start work on 24 October and she brings with her many years of experience, both in general practice and hospital medicine. Dr Arias has a special interest in managing chronic health conditions. She is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Originally from Colombia, she has lived in New Zealand for several years and is...

October 17, 2017

Health night 27 September

We are very excited to be a part of this health night, which will also be raising money for KidsCan.Dr Wood will be talking about the benefits of lower carbohydrate diets, and Mr Sandro Mota from STM Fitness, a local gym, will be talking about the benefits of high intensity interval training. You will also get to hear about the benefits of fermented foods for gut health and get to sample from the new low carb dishes at the Good Union.It promises to be a fun and informative night....

September 26, 2017

Cambridge Parent Centre Bonanza May 7

We were very proud to have been asked to sponsor the Under 5's race at this week's inaugural Cambridge Cycling Festival. It was such a beautiful day and it was so good to see such a great turnout of people. We are also sponsoring the Cambridge Parent Centre Bonanza which will be held at Cambridge Primary School on Sunday May 7 from 9am to 12pm. Please come along to pick up some good quality, pre-loved clothes, toys and nursery equipment. There will be a bouncy castle there and it will be a grea...

April 28, 2017

Happy Easter

We wish everyone a safe and happy Easter break. Hopefully this current storm will blow over soon! We will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Our lovely new GP, Dr Kerry Taylor, will be working at Anglesea clinic over the Easter break. She will be there from Good Friday through to Easter Monday from 9am to 12pm. If you need to be seen by a doctor over the Easter break then please ask for her at Anglesea clinic when she is there....

April 13, 2017

Flu season again

All the unsettled weather we have been having this summer and early autumn provides a great breeding ground for viruses such as influenza. Please come and see us for your flu jab. It is free to our patients aged over 65 years, pregnant women, and patients with certain medical conditions. You are welcome to call us to find out more. ...

April 5, 2017

Happy New Year

Welcome to 2017! We hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday season. With a new year comes the usual New Year's resolutions. If your resolution is to improve your health and wellbeing this year then please come along and see us. Obvious ways to improve your wellbeing are to optimize your diet and increase your physical activity levels, but remember to have your regular screening for cervical, breast and prostate cancer too. Also, with the warmer weather, please remember to be sunsmart and have...

January 10, 2017

Wishing everyone a safe and happy holidays

Many thanks to all our lovely patients and everyone else who has supported us in 2016. This year has seen our practice continue to rapidly grow and we are excited to welcome a new doctor to our team. There will be more news about this appointment in the New Year. In the mean time, we wish you all a safe and healthy holiday season. We are closing our doors on Friday 23 December at 5pm and will re-open on Wednesday 4 January at 8.30am. If you do not have enough medication to last you until January...

December 19, 2016

Mindfulness

The evidence for the wide-reaching benefits of Mindfulness is rapidly growing. We were very fortunate that Joanne, one of our nurses, was able to see patients for Mindfulness consults, but with her recent departure to Wellington, we are happy to be able to refer to Dr Elizabeth Day, who offers a variety of different options from one-on-one sessions to small group work and larger group sessions. She works out of the studio at Balance Yoga at 60 Victoria Street and also from her base in Kihikihi. ...

December 1, 2016

Farewell, Joanne

We are sad to announce that one of our lovely nurses, Joanne Matheson, has left Cambridge Family Health to move to Wellington. We will all miss her and wish her all the best for the future....

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