Long Term Conditions Programme


THINK Hauora is funded by the DHB to support general practice teams to care for the people enrolled with them, who either have a long term condition, such as heart disease, respiratory (breathing) disease, diabetes or cancer, or, are at high risk of developing one of these conditions.

Most people who have or are at risk of having long term conditions manage their health independently, with the help of their general practice team, but sometimes, people need a little more help.

THINK Hauora employs highly skilled clinicians to work with people, in their homes, clinics and community venues, to either prevent or manage their long-term conditions and get the most out of life.

The long term conditions complexity triangle is used to help target the right services to the right people, so the right level of care is able to be accessed in the right place and at the right time, to meet people’s needs: