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HealthInfo West Coast-Te Tai Poutini

Information for health professionals

Health professionals on the West Coast can order HealthInfo business cards to hand out to patients. To order HealthInfo cards, flyers and posters, email the West Coast HealthInfo Coordinator.

HealthInfo has been developed for people to find useful locally approved information about wellbeing, health conditions, diagnosis, treatment and referral options. This site is designed to empower people to find out more about their diagnosed health conditions and to understand how the health system works.

The site has a mix of locally developed patient information, descriptions of local health services and supports, and links to local, New Zealand and international health and wellbeing information. It's intended to supplement the information that people access from their GP or other healthcare provider.

The HealthInfo content development process

HealthInfo is developed by a team of clinical advisers who are subject-matter experts, with wide consultation from local work groups of doctors, nurses and allied health clinicians. The development team aims to get consensus on the preferred patient information included on the site from local health professionals, particularly GPs and those in the Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed September 2020.

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Contributor guidelines

HealthInfo content strategy

HealthInfo review process

Printed resources

Tips for using HealthInfo for general practices

Tips for using HealthInfo for health professionals

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Review key: HIIHP-148325