Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
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  • Geographical Area
    Western Pacific
  • Jurisdiction
    Cook Islands
  • Organisation
    Cook Islands Nursing Council
  • Address

    Postal Address
    C/- Ministry of Health
    P.O.Box 109

    Location Address
    C/- Ministry of Health
    Cook Islands

  • Phone
    + 682 22664
  • Fax
    + 682 22670
  • Email
  • Website
    Not available
  • Contact Point
    Ms Neti Tamarua Herman
    Chief Nursing Officer & Chairperson, CINC
  • Regulatory Body
    The Cook Islands Nursing Council (CINC) with the Director of Nursing as Chairperson is responsible for nurse registration. The Nursing Council Registrar keeps the record of all nurses registered. Even nurses who practice in private practices must be registered and licensed with the Nursing Council before they can practice. The CINC regulates Registered Nurse, Registered Nurse Midwife, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Enrolled Nurses, Nurse Aide, Compassionate Nurse. (accessed on 23.04.2009)
  • Health System
    Cook Islands provides health care at Primary Prevention and Secondary. The Government is the main provider of health care under a user pay system with fees for consultations and hospital admissions charged for people aged between 6 up to 60 years.

    Private health service is provided through Private GPs, but hospital services are limited to Government owned smaller hospitals in some islands, and the main base hospital in Rarotonga which is the only referral hospital. There are 108 nurses in the Cook Islands (this includes unregulated care workers) and 25 doctors. (accessed on 23.04.2009)

  • Map
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