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.
A gym instructor with years of experience working with rugby players, kids, and a special Olympian, heads a new Turanga Health programme helping patients live longer, healthier and more independent lives. And a small number of Three Rivers Medical patients are set to benefit.
July and August are when winter ills and chills hit - and as a result there can be longer waiting times for the doctor.
Gout is no laughing matter, says Three Rivers Medical GP Tom James, who says he has some patients so crippled by it they need to have time off work.