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Cancer community nursing and kaiārahi support

Who can use this service?

Anyone living with cancer in Taranaki (people with or awaiting a cancer diagnosis).

What you can expect

Our registered nurse comes to you and provides clinical care and health advice to support you to independently manage your condition for the best hauora outcomes. While our nurse works with the tangata whaiora (person seeking health) our kaiārahi is available to awhi them and their whānau.

Our registered nurse can support you with:

  • Understanding your diagnosis
  • Managing treatment and side effects
  • Symptom monitoring
  • Goal setting and lifestyle changes
  • Working closely with the other health professionals involved in your care
  • Connecting you with other support services and organisations

This is a free service

for whānau living in the Taranaki region

There is priority for Māori and high needs clients who face barriers to receiving adequate care.


Our kaiārahi can support your whānau by:

  • Connecting you with holistic hauora support
  • Advocating on your behalf
  • Providing navigation services

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