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Medical support

If you need to see a doctor or nurse, we can help.

We can help you with anything you might go to a GP for. The difference is our service is tailored especially for rangatahi and, best of all, it’s free. We promise you there hasn’t been a question we haven’t heard. You can ask us anything.

We provide medical services for 10 to 24 year olds, including services for:

  • Physical health/Taha tinana
  • Mental health and trauma/Taha hinengaro, including addiction support
  • Sexual health and contraception
  • Prescriptions 
  • Medical certificates 
  • Tests and specialist referrals
  • Gender affirming care
  • And more. All you have to do is ask.

When you come to Te Tahi Youth, you may see one or more of our expert medical team. Our team consists of:

General Practitioners - they can support most medical needs

Sexual Health Doctors - they can support all sexual health needs

Youth Health Doctors - they are experienced supporting young people with mental health & trauma

Youth Health Nurses - they can support patients with mental, physical and sexual health needs, can order tests, and can complete most referrals. While they can issue medical certificates for work, school or ACC they cannot issue Work and Income medical certificates. 

We also have some Youth Health Nurses who are Registered Nurse Prescribers, which means they can prescribe many medications for common conditions.

We can also refer you to a specialist if that’s what you need.

To access our medical services you need to be registered with us first. To find out how to do that, head here