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COPD Pathway - Respiratory Exercises Classes

Recommended for patients with breathing disorders:

It is important for patients with breathing disorders to maintain and continue to improve their functional fitness before and after attending the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program. The following community exercise classes, identified by the Bay Navigator and its respiratory support groups , will benefit this group of patients and help them to achieve a better health status.

The typical exercise class consists of gentle, medium/high level weight, exercises led by a trained health professional:



Tauranga COPD Support Group:


Runs 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month 1-2pm

Based at Papamoa Sport Centre, Gordon Spratt Reserve, Parton road, Papamoa

Contact Reception at Asthma & Respiratory Management BOP Inc
Po Box 9328, Greerton
Tauranga 3142
Phone:  07 577 6738
Fax:  07 578 5100
Email: reception@asthmabop.org.nz

Waihi COPD Support Group:

Runs 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month 11am -12 noon

Based at St James Church Hall, Moresby Avenue, Waihi

Contact Asthma & Respiratory Management BOP Inc
Mary Weal - Respiratory Specialty Nurse
Phone: 07 863 3059
Fax: 07 863 6862
Email: Mary@asthmabop.org.nz
 

Katikati COPD Support Group:

Runs 1st & 3rd Monday each month 1-2pm

Based at Katikati Resource Centre

Contact Asthma & Respiratory Management
Mary Weal - Respiratory Specialty Nurse
Phone: 07 863 3059
Fax: 07 863 6862
Email: Mary@asthmabop.org.nz

Kawerau COPD Support Group:

Runs 3rd Monday of the month 10.00am - noon

Based at Senior Citizen Hall, Porritt Drive, Kawerau

Contact Asthma & Respiratory Management BOP Inc
Trish Wawatai - Respiratory Specialty Nurse
60 Onslow Streetreet, Kawerau
Phone: 07 323 6922
Fax: 07 323 6926
Email: Trish@asthmabop.org.nz
 

Opotiki COPD Support Group:

Runs 3rd Tuesday of the month 10am - noon

Based at 17 Kelly Street, Opotiki

Contact Asthma & Respiratory Management BOP Inc
Erica Fyfe - Respiratory Specialty Nurse
10 Domain Road, Whakatane 3120
Phone: 07 307 8082
Fax: 07 307 8083
Email: Erica@asthmabop.org.nz
 

Whakatane COPD Support Group:

Runs 3rd Wednesday of the month 1 - 3pm

Based atmDisabilities Resource Centre
141 King Street, Kopeopeo, Whakatane

Contact Disabilities Resource Centre 0800 227 363


DRCT also have a COPD Field Officer service that offers support, education and information to those with COPD and related conditions.
This service also offers a regular newsletter, regular contact through telephone and home visits and an annual review.

Contact Gisela Sonntag
Phone: 0800 227 363 or 07 307 1447
Email: copd@drct.co.nz
141-143 King Street, Whakatane.

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Asthma & Respiratory Management BOP Inc
Erica Fyfe - Respiratory Specialty Nurse
10 Domain Road, Whakatane 3120
Phone: 07 307 8082
Fax: 07 307 8083
Email: Erica@asthmabop.org.nz
 

  



Last updated : Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Next review date : Wednesday, October 31,2018


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