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Healthy Heart Checks

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Healthy Heart Checks (or cardiovascular risk assessments, CVRA) are performed by our specialist nurses and are designed to calculate your potential risk of heart disease or stroke. These assessments are free for 35 – 74 year old Maori or Pacific males and 45 – 74 year old Maori or Pacific females. The nurse will take blood tests, measure your height and weight, take your blood pressure and ask about your family history. If your risk is low, you will be notified and recalled in five years. If you have a 10 – 15% risk, you will be invited to have a visit with one of our specialist nurses to learn what small changes you can make that will help lower your risk. If your risk is higher you will be advised to see your doctor.

Dr Andrew McLeod (Director)

Andrew graduated in 1985 and is a director of Wanaka Medical. Andrew has a wide range of clinical interests and…

Dr Charlotte Kevern

Charlotte graduated from the University of Otago in 2011. She returned home to Southland, before being lured to Wanaka in…

Dr Michele Wills

Michele grew up in Invercargill, graduated from the University of Otago in 2007 and started at Wanaka Medical in 2013.…