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Functional & Integrative Medical Clinic
Health Function arose from the collective personal experiences of the company directors, when we couldn't find the health & well-being services we wanted.  Together we decided to see whether we can "crack the code" for running a private Functional & Integrative medical clinic in NZ/Australia, with a registered doctor, but without the conflicts of interest arising from govt funding and/or supplement sales.
Dr Cindy de Villiers
Qualified, Experienced, Authoritative, Innovative, Responsive, Registered Medical Doctor
Dr Cindy de Villiers
I am an experienced General Practitioner (Family Medicine Physician) having graduated from Stellenbosch University, South Africa in 1990. 

By 1996 I was well ensconced as a General Practitioner in New Zealand. However, over the years I became increasingly dissatisfied with what I could offer clients and indeed the whole medical system seemed broken to me, with an emphasis on pharmaceuticals instead of increasing quality of life while decreasing the reliance on pharmaceuticals.
Through a series of life events, I was prodded to slowly start dipping my toe into alternative treatments for my family, my clients and myself.  As I became aware of the potential of ortho-molecular, nutritional, epigenetic and indeed energetic modalities to enhance our health and our lives, there was no going back.  I have since undertaken much formal and informal study in the areas of Functional & Integrative Medicine.

My approach to clients takes into account every facet of who they are and how they live their lives.  For example I am only able to prescribe treatment for menstrual problems, if I am aware of other aspects such as diet and relationships.  I gain great satisfaction from “peeling away the layers of the onion” that are the symptoms and conditions that clients’ present with, finding what works best to enhance their lives.

  •  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.,Ch.B.)
  •  Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP)
  •  Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
  •  Fellowship Australasian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine (FACNEM)
  •  Bio-Balance Trained (Dr Bill Walsh)
  •  ph360 endorsed
  •  Australasian Integrative Medicine Association: AIMA
  •  Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine: ACNEM
  • The Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine: A5M
I hold practicing certificates to legally practice as a General Practitioner Specialist in New Zealand and Australia

Rose Middleton
Rose Middleton
I love working with people and supporting them in rediscovering how their bodies can come back to movement and wellness that is meaningful in their daily lives.

I’ve worked in health for nearly 40 years in New Zealand and overseas including experience in surgery and general practice through to injury management and rehabilitation. 

Personally, my challenges have been IBS and hormonal issues and the CAM approach has been the only thing that's provided me long term and sustainable change.

Over all these years of working with and observing myself and others and our bodies, I know that we all have the ability to change our health direction and to live well. 

I am stronger and more resilient and aging doesn't mean decline.

MN, IRYT, ph360 endorsed coach
Neil Middleton
Neil Middleton
10 years ago, my capacity was dropping below what was asked of me while growing an aviation industry SAAS company. A failed GP visit was the turning point (the govt guidelines and I had different objectives), where I found I needed to take more responsibility for myself.  Since then, I've turned over a new leaf & transitioned from going backwards to exploring how much more capacity I can have.   

So far so good, but what's a software engineer doing in a functional medical practice?  

The medical and aviation industries are both customer facing with high regulatory, commercial risk, automation & privacy requirements.  However aviation in the last 20 years has driven down cost while increasing customer-service, safety and outcomes.  With health by contrast, it appears costs are through the roof, the population is growing sicker and few doctors, nurses or clients are happy about the situation.  My role then is to assist my medically trained colleagues to provide better alternatives for our clients, using cross-industry methodologies and tool-kits.

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