Can I Choose Who Will Carry Out My Child's Well Child Tamariki Ora Care?

Can I Choose Who Will Carry Out My Child's Well Child Tamariki Ora Care?

Yes you can choose. A Well Child provider is usually a nurse who has had extra training in supporting parents/caregivers to care for their babies and preschool children.

You can choose who will carry out your child's Well Child Tamariki Ora care.

Check the Ministry of Health website for a listing of Well Child Tamariki Ora providers.

A Well Child provider is usually a nurse who has had extra training in supporting parents/caregivers to care for their babies and preschool children. The nurse may be employed by a range of organisations including:

  • Plunket
  • a Māori Well Child Tamariki Ora provider
  • a Pacific Well Child Tamariki Ora provider
  • a general practice team
  • a public health service

There may also be times when you and your baby will be seen by a general practitioner for a Well Child assessment.

This page last reviewed 13 August 2018.
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