Community Health Integration Centre (CHIC)

The Community Health Integration Centre (CHIC) is a single point of entry for referrals and information.

Qualified, experienced health clinicians ensure a patient’s health needs are assessed and they receive timely health care in the most appropriate setting.

A strong emphasis will be placed on developing collaborative relationships with the local communities, health and social agencies to strengthen the support for patients and their family/whanau.

Services within CHIC include:

District Nursing
OPHRS (Older Peoples Health and Rehabilitation Services)
MSHOP (Mental Health Services for Older People)
NASC (Needs Assessment and Service Co-Ordination)

DHB Allied Health
Social Work – Physical Health  
Occupational Therapy
Psychology - Physical Health
Speech-Language Therapy

DHB Specialist Educators
Cardiac CNS
Diabetes CNS
Respiratory CNS
Pinnacle ExCT (Extended Care Team )


Contact us:

Phone (06) 753 6139 for all hospital departments and services.
Direct Dial: (06) 753 8660
Toll Free: 0508 436 374


Last updated: Friday, May 10, 2019

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