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Dental Health Department

Dental services are located within the Tupapa Community Clinic.  Dental clinical services includes the diagnosis of oral disease entities and the delivery of a broad range of restorative (fillings) care, minor oral surgery procedures such as simple tooth extractions, impacted third molar extractions, simple periodontal treatments and provision of removable prosthesis. Most recently, the prosthetic…


Radiology Department

The radiology department provides basic radiology services for the Cook Islands. It has a Computerized Radiography unit with a recently install Ultrasound system which caters for a wide range of examinations. Staff The department consists of 2 qualified staff from the Fiji School of Medicine. Services The services provided by the department are: General Radiography…

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Physiotherapy Department

The Physiotherapy department provides physiotherapy services for the Cook Islands. Both inpatients and community services as well. Physiotherapy comprises any treatment that allows us to improve your well-being, maximise function and pain management according to the pathology and clinical presentation.  This includes education of patients’ self-management, carers and staff. Staff The department consists of 2…


Hospital Laboratory Services

The Rarotonga Hospital Laboratory is solely owned by the Cook Islands Ministry of Health with the primary role is to provide high quality clinical/medical diagnostic and Blood transfusion service to people living in the Cook Islands. There are five key service areas within the Laboratory; Haematology Clinical Biochemistry Microbiology Blood Bank Services/ Immuno-haematology Specimen reception/phlebotomy…