Staff for the new disability support system begin training in preparation for the launch

The Ministry of Health has been working collaboratively with disabled people, whānau and providers to create a prototype of the new disability support system, which will launch in MidCentral on 1 October this year.

Winter Peak and Fee Adjustments at Whanganui Accident and Medical

Last year, particularly during the months of July to September, the Whanganui Accident and Medical (WAM) clinic experienced high numbers of patients presenting. There are various reasons for this, including seasonal illnesses, such as colds and flu. The trend is expected to repeat this year and if it does, patients may experience considerable waiting times at WAM. The busiest times at WAM are usually Monday and Friday, 9am to 4pm. 

WDHB asks how safe is your home?

10 April 2018

To mark April Falls Month, Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is urging Whanganui residents to ask themselves how safe their home is, given that many things we look at every day could be potential hazards that lead to a fall.

WDHB director of nursing and Patient Safety and Quality general manager Sandy Blake says “while the risk of falling increases with age, the good news is – we can all do something about it”.

Registered Nurse


Gonville Health is a family health centre established to meet the needs of the Gonville community and its enrolled population. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard working registered nurse, who is passionate and wants to make a difference within this community. You will be working alongside a dedicated and fun multi-disciplinary team.

Clinical and triage experience is preferred, but not necessary. A current practicing certificate is required. 

For the right candidate, we offer flexibility of working hours.