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Greenwood Health staff get vaccinated

Tier by tier the covid-19 vaccines are being rolled out across Aotearoa. Nelson/Marlborough is one of the lead regions in New Zealand in relation to the roll out of the vaccine, currently sitting at 46% above target. The roll out…

Covid-19 Vaccination Update

Dear Motueka CommunityThere have been a few questions around the COVID vaccine recently, as some of our community members have been contacted to receive the vaccine, but not all. The current state of play is; - The roll out of…

Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-out

Although the Ministry of Health has indicated the general roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine will be much later this year, the first of the vaccines were administered in New Zealand today. Greenwood Health is in admiration of and supports…

Ear Health

Evidence of the potential damage from ear syringing as a form of ear wax removal has increased in the research over the past few years and Greenwood Health has made the decision to listen to the mounting evidence and no…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is New Zealand’s third most common cancer and accounts for more than 600 deaths every year. If breast cancer is caught early and small the likelihood of survival is much higher. Mammograms…

Another 2020 Farewell

Our wonderful GP Mark Hatfull has handed in his resignation, packed up his stethoscope and left us to be closer to home. Lovely as the drive to Motueka is, the time it takes out of family life was becoming too…

International Nurse Day

Florence Nightingale was born on this date in 1820. Each year since Flo was 79 years old, May 12th has been celebrated as International Nurses Day. The World Health Organization (WHO) chose 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse,…

Farewell to Dr Deborah Morris & Dr Martin Hudson

Most of you will be aware that our dynamic duo Dr Deborah Morris and Dr Martin Hudson are both retiring. These two wonderful doctors, who have shared a practice in the Motueka community for almost 20 years are going to…

Coronavirus

There is a lot of media talk about the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus from the Wuhan Province in China. At this stage there are no confirmed or suspected cases in New Zealand and the risk of an outbreak is…

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