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Dr Tamatoa Blaiklock joins the practice

We are very excited to announce that Dr Tamatoa Blaiklock has joined Cambridge Family Health. He was raised in Auckland and studied medicine at Auckland University. His hospital experience includes paediatric medicine, rural medicine at Thames Hospital, and two years as a plastic surgery registrar. Tama has worked as a GP in Otara, Te Awamutu, and most recently, Hamilton. He enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has a special interest in the diagnosis of skin lesions and skin lesion surger...

September 17, 2018

Let’s talk about headaches

At Cambridge Family Health we are excited to offer special thirty minute appointments for patients suffering from headaches. Dr Krishna Chatterjee is our GP with a special interest in headache medicine. He spent three years training in the management of headaches in primary, secondary and tertiary care settings. Following this he became an accredited member of the International Headache Society (IHS) and the British Association for the Study of Headaches (BASH). Dr Chatterjee uses his extensive ...

August 7, 2018

A new GP joins the team and we stay open later on Mondays

We are delighted to be able announce that Dr Krishna Chatterjee will be joining our team from Monday 5 March 2018. Dr Chatterjee undertook his medical training at St Andrews and Manchester Universities in the UK. He and his wife have three children and are proud to call Cambridge their home. Dr Chatterjee has a wide range of postgraduate medical experienc,e and he has worked in general practice for eight years. He has a special interest in headache medicine and he is developing an interest in th...

February 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

A third GP 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

Dr Kerry Taylor joins our team

We are very excited to announce that Dr Kerry Taylor has joined us at the practice. She comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Having worked on her own as a GP in the Shetland Islands, a remote island settlement off the north coast of Scotland, there is little that will faze her! She also has many years of experience working in Australia and New Zealand. Kerry lives with her husband and daughter in Cambridge. You can read more about Dr Taylor in the 'About Us' section of our website. ...

January 27, 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....

November 27, 2016

Breast Screening bus here until 18 November

Well done to all the ladies who have had their mammograms over the past few weeks. For those of you who haven't yet, we would like to remind you that the free breast screening bus will remain in Cambridge at Milicich Street in the car park behind the Senior Citizens Club until 18 November. Please make use of this great service....

October 21, 2016

Cervical screening health talk cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel the health talk scheduled for Wednesday 19 October. We are really sorry for any inconvenience caused. We will keep you updated with regards a rescheduled date....

October 17, 2016

Health Talk: Cervical Screening and Gardasil Vaccination Update

We are very happy to announce that we will be holding another Health Talk at Cambridge Family Health. Come along on Wednesday 19 October to listen to Cindy Tawa from the Cervical Screening Programme and our lovely Nurse Manager, Elizabeth Gardiner. The focus will be on what cervical screening involves and why it is so important. You will be free to ask as many questions as you like. Mark Shephard from BioCSL will also be there to answer questions about the Gardasil vaccine and the plan to inclu...

September 30, 2016

The Breast Screening bus is here

Spring is here, finally and with it comes the Breast Screening bus. The bus will be located in the car park behind the Senior Citizens Club on Milicich Street. This is a completely free service for ladies aged 45-69 years. The bus has been in Cambridge from 15 August and it will remain here until 18 November, so there is plenty of time to have your routine breast screen....

September 5, 2016

June is Men's Health Month

At Cambridge Family Health we don't just want to look after you when you are unwell, we also want to promote your well-being so that you can live your life to its fullest. It is important therefore to have regular check-ups. We know that men often do not seek help early enough for all number of conditions. Depression is also something that affects a lot of men but often it is not talked about. The theme for Men's Health Month NZ in June 2016 is #MenStartTalking. Here's what it says on the...

June 10, 2016

Patient portals

We were honoured to have a visit from our local MP, Louise Upston, last week. She was keen to have a look around the practice and also to learn more about the patient portal. We have found the portal to be a very helpful tool and we have received good feedback from those patients who use it. The Ministry of Health are certainly encouraging the use of portals as there is great evidence to show that they help to improve patient care. Come and have a chat to us to find out more. (Click on the image...

May 27, 2016

Cambridge Family Health is celebrating its first birthday!

It is hard to believe that Cambridge Family Health has now been open a year. We have come a long way over the past twelve months and we are so grateful to everyone for their support. We now have a second GP on the team, Dr Linda Moore, and we aim to keep growing whilst never compromising on the quality of care that we offer. More details about Dr Moore will be posted on our website shortly, we know you will all enjoy meeting her....

March 17, 2016

Flu season

It's hard to believe that we're nearly into flu season again. The influenza virus kills people in New Zealand every year and results in time off work for many other people. It is important to get vaccinated. The vaccine is free to people with certain medical conditions and women who are pregnant. Please give us a call to find out more....

March 4, 2016

Health Evening 30 March on Fatigue Management

We are excited to be kicking off our 2016 health talks with a session on Fatigue Management. Dr Kate Taylor has a great deal of experience and a special interest in the management of fatigue, so if you, or someone you know, is tired all the time please call us on 8274234 to book your place at this talk. It will also be a great opportunity for people to meet Kate and find out a little bit more about what she does and the services she offers....

February 19, 2016

Summer's here-time for a skin check. What skin type are you?

We hope you are enjoying the holiday season and this lovely weather. It is important to get some sun exposure as it helps to keep our Vitamin D at healthy levels, however, it is really important not to get sunburnt. You can't go wrong with following the "Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap" rule of being Sunsmart. Click on the photo above to be directed to sunsmart.org.nz for more information. At Cambridge Family Health we can do mole checks using a dermatoscope. In a 15-minute appointment it is possible ...

December 31, 2015

Major milestone reached as Cambridge Family Health enrols its 1000th patient!

We were very excited to enrol our 1000th patient last week! We are very proud of the service we are offering at Cambridge Family Health. Since opening in March this year, all of us have worked very hard to build up our practice whilst also providing excellent quality, patient-centred healthcare. Thank you to all our lovely patients who have entrusted us with looking after their health and well-being. We aim to continue our growth without compromising the quality of our care. ...

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