Louise Haywood – Medical Director
Louise views herself as a Hawkes Bay local having completed secondary school in Havelock North. She attended Medical School at Auckland University. After completing her studies Louise returned to Hawkes Bay where she held a range of positions, from House Surgeon and Paediatric Registrar at Hawke’s Bay Regional Hospital. She started and completed her General Practice vocational registration in Auckland and returned to Hawkes Bay in 2011 for a better lifestyle for her young family.
Louise works part time as a GP and business owner and is also deputy chairman of Hastings Health Centre. Louise joined the PHO in November 2019 and is excited about working to achieve better health outcomes for the whole community.