Author: Greg White

Blood Drive in Cromwell

03:36 02 October in Family Practice News

If you were given the chance to save a life would you do it? (Hopefully you answered yes to the above question) Well, your chance is coming up soon… The Cromwell mobile blood drive is on soon… Where: Cromwell Presbyterian Church, 10...

Measles update 10.9.19

22:46 09 September in Family Practice News

Cromwell Family Practice has very limited stock of MMR vaccine and will prioritise unvaccinated children and 15 month olds for now. Frequently asked questions for parents and schools, from SDHB Do I need to be worried about catching measles? Measles is highly contagious and easily spread. Most people in...

Weekend Clinic Changes

01:59 06 April in Family Practice News

From this weekend (7 and 8 April),  "walk in clinics” are being held at each medical centre ,on a rotating basis. This weekend Junction Health, 1A Trader’s Lane, Cromwell are on duty. The clinic hours are 10.00am to 3.00pm. No appointment is necessary. Outside the clinic times...

Proposed Health Changes

20:39 16 October in Family Practice News

I attended the Cromwell Community SDHB Meeting last week where the SDHB Primary Strategy was presented, along with some local health professionals, with a handful of members of the general public. Attached are the SDHB bullet points we were presented with. Below is my response which...

Zostavax and Varilrix

21:05 24 July in Family Practice News

Chickenpox & Shingles   vaccines are available at the practice. From 1 July 2017, chickenpox immunisation will be free for all children at 15 months of age, plus a catch up at the 11 year immunisations for those who haven't had chickenpox. The shingles vaccine is for...