Avondale Family Doctor offers comprehensive medical care for enrolled patients. The sole GP; Rob, two nurses; Pam and Jenny, and receptionists; Gail and Lynne(Thursdays), aim to provide prompt friendly service, with a full range of general practice, family medical and emergency care.
The nurses run special appointments for cardio-vascular risk assessment, diabetes care management, well women's checks and sexual health screening. Childhood immunisations are encouraged and travel vaccination and health care advice is available.
For appointments please phone (09) 828 8410.
After hours care is provided at the White Cross clinics, the nearest clinic is:
- Westcare New Lynn Clinic
2140 Great North Road
(09) 828 8912 or
- St Lukes Clinic
52 St Lukes Road
(09) 815 3111
For address and opening hours of all the White Cross Clinics phone 0800 611 111.
After hours Housecalls are obtained from the Accident and Medical Housecall Services on 0800 468 732.
Adult and Child Medical Care
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Minor Accident Care
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Travel Advice / Immunisations
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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years
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