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Asian Health Services

  • Telephone 09 486 8314 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
    44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna (Asian Mental Health Service)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Waitemata DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) provides a range of culturally appropriate services to improve the Asian community’s health & wellbeing.  iCare Information Line NZ health system information incl. GP info Asian Breast Screening Support Service For Asian women aged 45-69 years Asian Patient Support Service For hospital inpatients & their families   Asian Mental Health Service For clients who are under the Specialist Mental Health Services Waitematā DHB Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service (WATIS) Covers 90+ languages and dialects (24/7)

Asian Patient Support Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8920 ext 47101
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Patient Support Service (APSS) is located at the North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites and provides the following services for hospital inpatients and their families. Cultural support, emotional support & coordination service Socio-cultural assessment & cultural advice at MDT meetings Follow-up calls after discharge   Cultural advice for health professionals Health seminars & promotion Cultural support is available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Hindi, Filipino, Tagalog, Pushtu, Urdu, Tamil & Japanese on referral.    

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 09 415 1091
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  • Address Building A, 42 Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address PO Box 302163, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A free successful quit smoking support service for those residing in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney. Christina Lee, who speaks Korean and English, 027 359 6880 Zhoumo Smith, who speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English, 027 357 1800 Sue Sommers, who speaks English and uses Interpreters if needed. 021 904 306

iCARE Health Information Line

  • Telephone 09 442 3232
  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503 Takapuna, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
The iCare Health Information Line Provides: Information and advice for Asian migrants within the WDHB district who are not familiar with health services or information Bilingual staff support the telephone line to provide information and advice on general health information and GP bookings for Chinese and Korean people with language difficulties.

The Fono

  • Telephone 09 837 1780
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  • Address Level 1, 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote (North Shore)
    411 Great North Road, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Fono is the largest Pacific NGO in New Zealand and offers medical, dental and community services across the Auckland Region and also provides Whanau Ora Services to Pacific families residing in Northland.

Well Women & Family Trust

  • Telephone 09 846 7886
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  • Address 14/49 Sainsbury Road, Morningside
  • Postal Address PO Box 41 021, St Lukes
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide cervical smear tests for women who are due or never had a smear before in New Zealand. Korean and Chinese health promoters are available to support Asian women.

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