Family Doctors Whangaparaoa. Quality health care, for you and your family!
The Maori concept of health is much wider than that of the physical wellbeing; it embraces other dimensions of a person’s existence. The Maori model, Whare Tapa Wha, has an integrated view of health based on four cornerstones, which equally represent the four walls of a house, symbolic of structure and support for Maori health: Te Taha Wairua (The Spiritual Dimension), Te Taha Hinengaro (The Mental Dimension), Te Taha Whanau (The Family Dimension), Te Taha Tinana (The Physical Dimension).
Living and coping with diabetes can be difficult and it is not always easy to face the daily challenges of having a long term condition. However having diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t lead a full and active life.
Unfortunately, Australia and New Zealand still lead the world in melanoma incidence, and this is one area we don’t want to outdo the Aussies in!
We do skin cancer surgery just about every day and have experienced doctors with a high level of expertise in determining which skin spots might be sinister. You don’t need a Mole Map or see a specialist to have these checks and we offer our enrolled patients minor surgery at very economical fees. This may even be covered by your medical insurance.
At Family Doctors we have a special interest in travel medicine with just about all the doctors having had some Third World experience. We also subscribe to an international travel health advisory which gives us up to date information about travel risks and diseases.
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the density and quality of bones are reduced, making them weak, brittle and more likely to fracture. There are usually no symptoms of osteoporosis until a bone breaks. Treatment and prevention focuses on lifestyle changes and medications to boost bone density.
At Family Doctors we can give you a sympathetic consultation, lots of helpful advice about how to manage difficult kids, where you can go to get help and good balanced information about medication. You don’t have to do this on your own.
Phone: 09 424 3001
6/651 Whangaparaoa Road, Whangaparaoa, 0932 Auckland
Phone us first on 09 424 3001 and your call will immediately transfer to a registered nurse.
For urgent care dial 111
Should you require a chaperone during one of your visits to our surgery this can be arranged, but we will need you to advise us prior to your consultation. Just phone our reception staff and they will be happy to organise this for you.