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Healthcare providers

Hospice New Zealand

Hospice New Zealand: A national organisation of hospices in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hospices provide free support to anyone living with a terminal illness, not just cancer. Whilst hospice care is primarily focused on the person who is dying, services are also for the family and whānau both before and after their loved one has died.

https://www.hospice.org.nz


 

District Health Board

District health boards (DHB) fund and provide health services in your area. "My DHB" helps you find these services and tells you how well your local DHB is performing.

https://www.health.govt.nz/new-zealand-health-system/my-dhb


 

Primary Care

Information on how primary care works in NZ including how to find a GP.

https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/health-care-services/visiting-doctor-or-nurse


 

Making a formal complaint about a health service

Information about how to make a complaint about health or social care services:

https://www.hdc.org.nz/making-a-complaint/


 

Resources for caregivers

A website providing information to support family and whānau caregivers. There is a link to ask for assistance about specific queries, as well as free carer guides.

http://carers.net.nz


 

Information about support for caregivers available from the government:

https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/disability-services/types-disability-support/respite/carer-support

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