FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHEN CAN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT?
To access our services, a referral from your GP is required. Once we receive the referral, we will promptly reach out to you. Our current wait time for appointments is approximately six weeks from the time you are referred until your scheduled visit. Rest assured, we are committed to providing you with the care and attention you need as soon as possible after the referral process.
HOW LONG DOES A SPIROMETRY TEST TAKE?
The duration of a spirometry test may vary, typically ranging from 15 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the severity of your condition or the ease of performing the test.
HOW MUCH OF MY DONATION DIRECTLY SUPPORTS THE CAUSE?
Your entire donation goes directly towards supporting the asthma clinic and ensuring that the Bay of Plenty community receives this essential service completely free of charge. We are committed to utilizing 100% of your generous contribution to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those affected by asthma, enhancing their well-being and providing much-needed assistance without any cost to them. Your support plays a vital role in making this vision a reality, and we sincerely appreciate your partnership in creating a healthier and more caring community.