We have a very culturally diverse and experienced nursing team of 12 Registered Nurses and 3 Enrolled Nurses. We offer a comprehensive nursing service including Community Nurse Prescriber, immunisations, phlebotomy, Aclasta, IV Antibiotics, wound management, Spirometry & 24hour blood pressure monitoring to name just a few. We provide specialist nursing clinics such as “Partners in Health” which focus on chronic care management and we have 7 specialist nurse smear takers.
Cervical Smear Tests
Cervical smear tests are very important for all woman aged 20-69 years 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 and/or our nursing team will remind you by text.
Our Nurses can offer appointments for your smear tests.