Health Corner

A-Z TOPICS OF COMMON ILLNESSES/CONDITIONS
Please click on the following link for advice and information from the Canterbury District Health Board about a range of common illnesses/conditions  www.healthinfo.org.nz/. Remember that your Family Doctor (GP Team) is the first place to call 24/7 if you need medical advice.

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HEAD LICE TREATMENT
There is a new fully subsidised treatment available for the treatment of Head lice. This treatment contains (4% dimethicone) and is not an insecticide.  For further information please click on the following link
https://www.pharmac.govt.nz/medicines/my-medicine-has-changed/head-lice-treatment/

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

For  information on establishing routines in your family please contact the Public Health Nurse through your school.
Public Health Nurse 
References – www.kiwifamilies.co.nz, www.teamup.co.nz, www.familyworks..org.nz

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