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Breathe Hawke's Bay Asthma & Respiratory Services

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Name
Breathe Hawke's Bay Asthma & Respiratory Services
Category
Community Groups
Address
199 Dickens St
Napier City 4140
Postal Address
PO Box 687, Napier 4140
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
0800 278462 / 0800 ASTHMA
Fax
06 835 0038
Email
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Personnel
Manager
Julie Shaw - 06 835 0018
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Description
Breathe Hawke's Bay is a charitable organisation offering FREE independent information (based on international best practice), education and Respiratory Nurse Clinics. Spirometry (Lung Function test) is also available to anyone with a Respiratory condition. We are free / low cost service and are mobile - we can see whanau at home by arrangement.
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes Breathe Hawke's Bay 0800 ASTHMA - Self referrals ok. BREATHE EASY Support Group meets monthly; guest speakers and social opportunities. Members receive a newsletter three times per year, subsidised exercise/swimming fees, reduced nebuliser hire fees.
Community Organisations Yes Our specialised team at Breathe Hawke's Bay help those living with respiratory conditions providing education, clinical services and a commitment to working with supporting partners with training/ workforce development for healthcare providers.
Fitness and Recreation Yes Become a member of Breathe Hawke's Bay and enjoy subsidised swimming and exercise programmes for those who have a respiratory condition. Doctor referral necessary and some criteria do apply.
Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc Yes We are a Charitable Trust run independently and although we receive some funding from the HBDHB, we do rely extensively on donations, gifts and further fundraising to enable our services to remain free, low- cost and mobile.
Updated: 12 Apr 2018
Description
Description
Breathe Hawke's Bay offers specialised respiratory education & support services for the people of Hawke's Bay. No referral necessary. Individual and/or whanau appointments with a Respiratory Nurse/Educator can be booked by phoning the office.

We provide a mobile service & hold monthly clinics in Waipukurau, & Wairoa also.
Updated: 12 Apr 2018
Special Features
Special Features
Education (free) for individuals and or whanau also sports clubs, schools, and businesses. Respiratory Nurse Clinic and spirometry. newsletter, Breathe Easy COPD support group, nebuliser hire or purchase with discounts to members. Nebuliser accessories for sale, spacers, Allergon bedding for sale, spirometry (Lung Function Test);

Training/ mentoring for health professionals.
Updated: 12 Apr 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 12 Apr 2018
Companionship
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Activities/Exercise Programme No Yes No Swimming and Adult exercise classes subsidised for members with a Doctor's referral.
Other Social Support No Yes No COPD support group, nebuliser hire (Doctor's referral needed). Nebuliser parts can be purchased from the centre.
Updated: 12 Apr 2018

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