The Public Health Nurses, based in Balclutha, provide free and confidential well child and youth health services to South and West Otago.
Public Health Nurses are Registered Nurses who have knowledge, experience and training in child and family health and they work co-operatively with health and education providers.
Public Health Nurses can offer health information and advice relevant to your child or young person’s growth, development, physical wellbeing, and behaviour; parenting support and advice; nursing health assessments; discussion of health service options and choices; and school liaison, advocacy and support.
Public Health Nurses also work co-operatively with other health and education providers and also provide free sexual health community and high school clinics for youth (under 25 years).
If you wish to speak to a member of the Public Health Nursing team please phone 03 419 0465.