Welcome and kia ora to your Christchurch PHO
On this website youâ€™ll find all the information you need to enjoy feeling great physically, mentally, emotionally and keep living life to the full as a vital member of your community.
Life is what happens to you while youâ€™re busy making other plans â€“ Lennon
Life can throw a spanner in the works at any time. When it does, there are highly skilled people ready to help and support you.
Check this site to find the people best placed to give you the care you need, whatever your age, whatever your problem.
Well Man, Well Woman Free to over 45â€™s
If youâ€™re 45 or over and havenâ€™t seen your GP in the last 3 years, it's free to have a health check.
Some people may be eligible from 35 years.
Donâ€™t miss this important opportunity to take control of your health and make sure you stay fit and well in the years ahead.
Health checks donâ€™t take long and have proved to be highly effective and in many cases early screening has literally saved lives.
A number of problems can begin to occur in our forties that we may not even be aware of.
Some may have profound consequences in the following years. Early recognition and detection is the key to remaining healthy at this stage of life and beyond.
Important areas include:
- Blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Cancer prevention
- Lifestyle â€“ diet, exercise, alcohol, smoking
- Mental health
- Knowledge â€“ a little goes a long way. Make sure you know what to look for.