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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. ...

November 30, 2015

Keep Calm and Enjoy Christmas (with a little help from Joanne at Cambridge Family Health!)

Christmas is a lovely, but also, often a stressful time of the year. Come and learn how you can make the festive season less stressful and set yourself up for a happier, healthier 2016. Book your place at Joanne's free taster session on Mindfulness and meditation at Cambridge Family Health on Wednesday 9th December at 10.30am. We can all be happier and healthier by learning to be more Mindful-let Joanne show you how!...

November 23, 2015

Thanks for making our first Men's Health Night a success

We had a great turn out last night with a group of men ranging in age from 28 to 90 years old. Thank you so much to our guest speakers, Mr Adam Davies and Mr Amiel Bates. Their talks were very interesting and very informative. We are keen to continue holding regular events at Cambridge Family Health as we don't feel that we are here to look after you only when you are sick, it is also just as important that we do our best to keep you well ...

November 19, 2015

Movember:Men's Health Month

November is Men's Health month. Unfortunately our team can't grow moustaches but we have all signed up to MOVE in Movember! The aim is to optimise our physical activity every day in November. You will see us wearing our pedometers and the competition is getting quite fierce as to who moves the most each day this month! We are also holding an Men's Health evening to discuss specific areas of concern with regards to Men's Health. We are delighted to be able to announce that Mr Adam Davies, a loca...

November 6, 2015

Thanks for coming to our Breast Cancer Awareness morning tea

We had a great turn out for our morning tea to discuss Breast Cancer Awareness. Thank you for your support. Our nurses put on a very informative presentation and we had a question-and-answer session afterwards. It was great to get people together to talk about their health. Thank you to the team at Cambridge Family Health for all the hard work (and baking!) that went into the meeting today. We are planning to hold regular health talks at the practice so please keep an eye out for more informatio...

October 28, 2015

Learn how to do a self-breast check at Cambridge Family Health: October 28 2015

It so important to be 'breast-aware' so on Wednesday 28 October at 10.30 our Nurses will be holding a free 30 minute session on how to perform self-breast examinations. This session will be held at our premises at 2 Oliver Street. Numbers are limited so please call us on 8274234 to reserve your place. In New Zealand, breast cancer affects 3000 women and 20 men each year. This means that every day in New Zealand 7 new women are diagnosed with breast cancer. The risk of breast cancer increases w...

October 7, 2015

October: Breast Cancer Month

October is Breast Cancer Month and you will see our team members wearing our blue t-shirts to raise awareness about breast cancer. We will also be Pink For a Day on 28 October when we will be running a free session on how to do self-breast checks-we will keep you posted on this as we will need you to RSVP for this. In the meantime, please come and see us for breast checks, referral to mammography, or just to have a chat about your breast cancer risk. Early detection is the key to dealing with th...

October 2, 2015

A great new addition to Cambridge Family Health: Sue Bluett

Sue joins us as our new Practice Manager and she brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience of working in the health sector. Sue has only been with us for a few short weeks but she has already made a huge impact on our team. When not working, Sue is busy in her garden or with her family: she is a proud grandmother. Welcome, Sue :)...

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