About Three Rivers Medical
Three Rivers Medical began as an initiative of the owners of Kaiti Medical Centre, which out-grew rooms in Kaiti, the eastern suburb of Gisborne, where it had been for 30 years. New Zealand’s government wants better, sooner, more convenient health services. We are a group of health professionals who decided to make this vision a reality. Three Rivers Medical opened in August 2012.
Cook Off controversy, but everyone eats well!11 November 2019
In yet another year of controversy, Three Rivers Medical introduced a wild card in its annual cook-off with Turanga Health, in which the two health providers celebrate healthy eating . . . and healthy competition.
"Go-to' nurse helps make life better1 October 2019
Rachel Ferkins' success as “nurse navigator” has been acknowledged when she won the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network gong for Primary Healthcare Nursing at this year's Nurses and Midwives of Tairawhiti (NAMOT) awards.
Nurse Ayla Evans enjoys being part of a team at Three Rivers Medical Centre, making a positive difference in the health and lives of patients in Gisborne.
The recent confirmed case of measles in Gisborne has resulted in a significant increase at 3Rivers in the number of related phone calls and patients requiring vaccination and face-to-face time. This has put additional pressure on an already stretched system.
THEY might be all about healthy living but they don't mind a bit of healthy competition as well! Staff from Tūranga Health and Three Rivers Medical in November donned aprons and took up spatulas to take part in their semi-annual Cook-Off.
Scott Schieber has suffered his worst injuries while snowboarding so, when deciding whether to live near New Zealand mountains or the ocean, it was beachside all the way!
Dr Nick Wright was one of 17 Gisborne local heroes honoured for their contribution to the community at the annual Kiwibank Local Heroes Awards this week.