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Specialist Health Services

We consider ourselves open minded and progressive when it comes to finding solutions for our patients health issues and overall wellbeing. We are proud to be associated with the following specialists whose expertise covers a wide range of health related fields.

Lifestyle Medicine

Doctor Marissa Kelaher

Doctor Marissa Kelaher

Marissa has particular interests in nutritional and lifestyle medicine (in particular plant based nutrition) and is excited to be offering personalised consultations. She has completed postgraduate training in children’s health, nutritional medicine, lifestyle medicine, and mindfulness, and is passionate about helping people improve their health naturally.

For more information follow on facebook, instagram@thesimplicitydoctor or visit her website here. You can also download her ‘Kickstart your Wellbeing’ PDF here.

Dietician

Naomi Johnson Dietician Nelson Family Medicine

Naomi Johnson

Naomi offers fortnightly appointments for dietary advice. These 45 minute appointments are free and are made by referral from one of our doctors or nurses. 

Please talk to us if you would like an appointment but no one has suggested you see a dietician.

Skin Specialist

Doctor Sarah Richards

Sarah offers regular weekly clinics for skin checks, biopsies and more advanced skin surgery. As costs vary you will be quoted the cost of any surgery required, at your consultation. We try to keep costs affordable and payment options flexible for you.

Phone reception for more information or to make an appointment.

Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP)

Ndlson Family Medicine HIP Nikola Huntingford

Nikola Huntingford

This is a new role and Nikola works alongside the G.P.’s and nurses to help people when stress and problems start to affect their health. She sees people of all ages and at different stages in life with issues related to behaviour change or wellbeing. Nikola offers help with: Difficult Life Problems – Stress – Anxiety – Depression – Sleep – Family Troubles – Coping with Medical Problems – Eating & Activity Changes for Healthy Weight – Non-Medication Ways to Help With Chronic Diseases – Chronic Pain – Child Behaviour Problems – Changing Risky Behaviours and more.

Full Services

Nelson Family Medicine offer all the services you expect of a practising health professional in New Zealand.

Below is a list of a list of the health and medical services we have available for registered patients between 8-30am and 5-30pm on weekdays. 

Specialist Health Services at Nelson Family Medicine.