Primary Options for Acute Care (POAC) Auckland Region
POAC (Primary Options for Acute Care) is a service covering the Tāmaki Makaurau region (this includes Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau, and Te Whatu Ora Waitematā) providing healthcare professionals access to a range of funded healthcare services in the community. Our key focus is on ensuring the right care is provided in a convenient location and in a timely manner.
The POAC coordination team facilitates access to existing infrastructure and resources in the community to provide a range of both acute and planned care services.
The aim of the POAC service is to deliver timely, flexible, and coordinated care, meeting the healthcare needs of individual patients in a community setting (and usually close to home or work).
Referrals can be made directly to POAC by a health professional, or to discuss a case please call (09) 535 7218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org