Nurse Led Services
We have a very experienced nursing team of 9 Registered Nurses & 2 Enrolled Nurses from many nationalities, we offer a comprehensive nursing service including immunisations, phlebotomy, Aclasta, IV Antibiotics, wound management, Spirometry & 24hr blood pressure monitoring to name just a few. We provide specialist nursing clinics such as “partners in health” which focus on chronic care management & we have 7 specialist nurse smear takers.
Cervical Smear Tests
Cervical smear tests are a very important for all woman aged 20-69yr who have ever been sexually active. New Zealand currently has 60 woman a year who die from cervical cancer. A 3 yearly smear test reduces your risk by 90.8%. At times you may be recommended to have a test more frequently. Crawford Medical offers you the option of checking your patient portal to see when you are due for your smear test &/ or our nursing team will remind you by text.
Our Nurses can offer appointments for your smear tests on
Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays 1pm – 5.30pm
Wednesdays 5.30pm – 6.45pm.
Please ring reception on 09 538 0083 for an appointment. Or you may choose to book a GP appointment.
Our nursing staff offer a flu vaccination service to all Crawford patients and the wider community. This is a walk in service for patient convenience. The dates and times are published in the local papers in season. You may also book an appointment if you prefer.