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Comprehensive Menopause Consultation

We are now offering a comprehensive menopause consultation for women who may be experiencing hormonal changes.
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GP Wanted

We have an opportunity for an experienced GP to join our team. Please contact fiona@bfd.co.nz for more information.
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Changes are afoot for Cervical Screening

From the 12th September 2023, the HPV test will become the primary cervical screening test. For most people, who meet the criteria for screening, the screening interval will increase from 3 to 5 years.   Screening options will change to include:  Free cervical screening for the priority participant groups. These include: Why are the changes…
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End of Life Care

As a team we are experienced in providing comprehensive and compassionate care. We often work closely with Waipuna Hospice. It is our experience that we are able to help manage symptoms well. There have been changes to End of Life Care options. We are open to talk to patients about End of Life Care. As…
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Needing a Drivers Medical?

Driver’s Medicals require a complete review of your past medical history, your medications as well as your current physical and mental health. They require time with both the practice nurse and doctor and as such cannot be squeezed into a ‘normal’ appointment slot. Driver’s Medicals are not funded by government subsidy and therefore attract a…
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Bone Health & Fracture Risk

As we age our bone density reduces, meaning our bones become more brittle & the risk of osteoporosis & fractures increase. While both men and women can suffer from osteoporosis, post-menopausal women lose bone density more quickly putting them at a higher risk than men of the same age. Worldwide, the ratio of hip fractures…
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