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HealthInfo West Coast-Te Tai Poutini

About HealthInfo

Mō HealthInfo

HealthInfo is a health information website for the general public. It is funded by Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand. The information on HealthInfo is specific to those New Zealand districts. It is written and approved by local doctors, practice nurses, hospital specialists and other healthcare professionals.

The website has information about a wide range of health conditions. It has descriptions of local health services and support organisations. It also has links to recommended websites for further reading and research.

How to use HealthInfo

See How to use HealthInfo for tips and tricks about getting the most out of the website.

Links to other websites

HealthInfo includes links to other websites. These links have been checked by local health professionals. They are used to provide extra information. HealthInfo takes no responsibility for the content or reliability of any external website.

HealthInfo is free of advertising. But advertising appears on some of the websites that HealthInfo links to. HealthInfo is not responsible for the advertising on those sites. It does not endorse any of the advertised products or services.

HealthInfo cannot guarantee that links to other websites will work all the time. If you find a broken link on this site, please send feedback through the link at the top of every page. When we receive your feedback, we will investigate the problem.

HealthInfo does not endorse or recommend any organisation referenced on this site. Organisations must not claim or imply endorsement by HealthInfo or Te Whatu Ora without the prior written approval of Te Whatu Ora.

Privacy and confidentiality

You can use this website without providing any personal information. If you send us emails or use the online feedback form, please do not send us any personal information.

Any information you send us will be stored in our systems. We take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information we store against loss, unauthorised access and disclosure or any other misuse. Contact us at if you want us to remove your personal information from our systems.

We use Google Analytics to analyse our website's audience and improve its content. We do not collect any personal information from Google Analytics. For more information, see Google Analytics privacy information.


The content on this website must not be used in advertising or for any other commercial purpose without prior written approval.

Advertising is not permitted on this website.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2024.

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