Counties Manuka launches this new service with specially trained registered nurses practising as part of the primary health and speciality teams.
They can review and repeat prescriptions, during or at the start of your treatments. They can aid you with health education, and support their practice with a detailed background often in long-term conditions nurses. This can include diabetes and related conditions, hypertension, respiratory diseases including asthma and COPD, anxiety, depression, heart failure, gout, palliative care, contraception, vaccines, common skin conditions and infections. They prescribe from a restricted list of medicines.