Education, Training & Work
If a young person cannot attend school due to their illness and treatment demands, Regional Health Schools provide teachers to support on-going engagement at school.
National Website | education.govt.nz
Northern Hospital School for young people based in Auckland and covers the northern part of the North Island | nhs.school.nz/
Central Regional Health School for young people based in Wellington and covers the lower half of the North Island | crhs.school.nz/
Southern Regional Health School for young people based in Christchurch and covers the South Island | srhs.school.nz/
Student Disability Services
The majority of Universities provide support for students with a wide range of health issues including cancer.
Support includes accessing special conditions for study and exams, advice and advocacy.
Work & Training
Work Bridge can assist young people with moving into employment and training.
They can also help with those who are in employment/training to stay in their current situation when they have an onset of a disability or a worsening condition.
NGO Support Services
Both CanTeen and Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Foundation provide programmes or support in transitioning young people back to work or school.
CanTeen | canteen.org.nz
Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Foundation | leukaemia.org.nz
This guide provides useful information but is based on the American health & education system.