Information / General Information

Health Centre / Dental / Physio

Health Centre

The Health Centre is open from 9.00am – 3.15pm for accidents and medical emergencies and is normally staffed by a Nurse.

Students must have a note from their teacher if visiting the Nurse during class time.

All Year 7 & 8 students must see the Nurse before they leave school to go home for medical reasons.

All students must been seen by the Nurse if they are injured at school.


Student Medication

Any regular approved medication must be administered by the Health Centre. The medication must be brought to the Centre by a caregiver and the appropriate form completed.


Changes in Students Health

The school Nurse must be informed of any changes to your child’s health. Please email nurse@orewacollege.nz.


Accident or Emergency Situation

If the school is unable to contact a parent/caregiver in an Accident or Emergency situation or if the accident or emergency is serious, the student will be taken either to a nearby medical centre or an ambulance will be called. (There may be costs that a parent/caregiver must meet).


Public Health Nurse

The Public Health nurse, Mrs El Mann is available to see students about any health issues, including physical, emotional, and sexual health. This is a confidential service and appointments to see her can be made with the school Nurse or by phoning 09 427 0300 x4340 or by emailing her at elsie.mann@waitematadhb.govt.nz. Her hours are 1.30pm - 2.30pm on a Monday.


Hair Lice

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Mumps

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Year 9 & 10 Health and Physical Education

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Dental

Dental care for Year 7 & 8 students

Year 7 & 8 students are given dental treatment by local dental nurses from the Auckland Regional Dental Services who move from school to school. They can be contacted by phoning 426 8470 x8395

Dental care for Year 9 students until they reach 18 years

Students will need to see a dentist. Some dentists are paid providers for adolescents which means the basic treatments are provided free. You can call 0800 TALKTEETH (0800 825 583) to find out which local dentists are involved with the scheme or click this link to see you local dentist provider

All students of this age should receive a dental check up each year.

Coast Physio

Peter Melvin and Nicola Hoverd from Coast Physio provide an onsite Sports Physio clinic for Orewa College students. The Physio Clinic can be found next to the Sports Office.

Peter has over 25 years Physiotherapy experience and has teenagers active in sport. He is the Physiotherapist for Orewa College 1st XV. Coast Physio supports rugby and other sports at the college. Peter works on Tuesday and Thursday's for hand injuries.

Nicola has a broad range of experience with sport in particular Hockey and treatment of adolescent injuries. Nicola works on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday for sports and physiotherapy

Services Include

Treatment of sports injuries, hand injuries and injury prevention advice.

ACC injuries discounted at $10 per visit. (No GP referral required). Private cost $50. Hand, wrist and elbow ACC injuries are no charge. (If required student maybe referred Hand Clinic at Silverdale Medical 7 Polarity Rise).

For an appointment call 426 6619 or text 027 230 2162 or email silverdale@coastphysio.co.nz and Coast Physio will contact you.

Coast Physio has 3 clinics, Silverdale, Orewa and Manly. There are 10 Physiotherapists with special interests and expertise. For further information see our website www.coastphysio.co.nz

Registration/Consent Form

Please click here for a registration/consent form which needs to be completed before your child’s initial appointment (by parent if under 16). The diagnosis and initial report of your child will be emailed to you and the student’s GP.