National Hauora Coalition

Waihi Family Doctors is pleased to announce that they are joining the Waikato Locality of the  National Hauora Coalition (NHC) from October 1, 2019 along with 18 other practices from within the Waikato.

NHC is a national Kaupapa Maori PHO located in Counties Manakau.

Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB covers a large geographical area in the upper central North Island of New Zealand, known as the Waikato. Its corporate office and largest hospital are located in Hamilton city.
Waikato DHB  plans, funds and provides hospital, health and disability services to the more than 373,000 people, either directly or by funding and contracting other providers. includes a tertiary hospital, a secondary hospital, three rural hospitals and it also offers a wide range of community-based and health promotion services.

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Covering 9,666 square kilometres, the Bay of Plenty DHB serves a population of 226,530 and stretches from Waihi Beach in the North West to Whangaparaoa on the East Cape and inland to the Urewera, Kaimai and Mamaku ranges. These boundaries take in the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Opotiki. Eighteen Iwi are located within the BOPDHB area.

Services are provided through Tauranga Hospital in the Western BOP, and Whakatane Hospital in the Eastern BOP.

Cornerstone Accreditaion

Waihi Family Doctors proud to be an accredited  CORNERSTONE practice.

CORNERSTONE  is an accreditation programme specifically designed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for general practices in New Zealand.
CORNERSTONE is a combined quality improvement and quality assurance process which allows a practice to measure themselves against a defined set of standards titled Aiming for Excellence - standard for New Zealand general practice.

National Cervical Screening Programme

The National Cervical Screening programme is for women aged between 20 and 69 years.

BreastScreen Aoteaora

BreastScreen Aotearoa is New Zealand’s free national breast screening programme for women aged between 45 and 69

Hetherington House

Hetherington House is a 50 bed residential care facility owned and run by a community owned charitable trust, providing all three levels of residential care.
  • rest home
  • hospital level
  • secure Dementia unit
The home is a sunny, purpose built residence, set among secure, landscaped grounds. It was initially opened by Dr Rex Hetherington, a well loved local GP, and has been extended several times to add on the hospital wing, and the secure Dementia unit in 2011.

Waihi Lifecare Hospital

Waihi Hospital provides long term hospital care, acute care, respite care, palliative care, resthome care, Meals on Wheels and Hospice care.

Waihi Maternity Annexe, LMC Care

Waihi Hospital Maternity Annexe is a well equipped Birthing Facility situated in the tranquil park like surroundings of Waihi Hospital.  

A list of local LMC or midwifes can be found on the website.


Hospice's aim is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

Anyone living with a life limiting condition – e.g. heart failure, motor neurone disease, MS or cancer – can access and benefit from hospice services.

Hospice care has a unique whole person approach – which means physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs are equally important – a multidisciplinary team provides care for the person who is dying and their families and friends, both before and after a death.

Hospice support can be provided in your own home, or in one of their inpatient units.