Mon-Fri 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Dr Grant Smith is in the surgery Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons, Tuesday and Thursday mornings. These are divided into walk-in surgery and appointment times. Monday 5 -7pm is a first come first seen open surgery.
Dr Pieter Veenhuijsen is in the surgery Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. These are divided into walk-in surgery and appointment times. Thursday 5 -7pm is an appointment only surgery.
Dr Erica Lauder is in the surgery Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for either full or half days. Her surgeries are all by appointment.
After hours please contact our number (09) 445 0528 where you will be advised of after hours services.
We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare for all patients, with an emphasis on health education and preventative medicine.
Our team is made up of 3 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”).
We have 2 nurses who job share, Robyn and Sally. They are available between 9.30 - 11.30am and 2 - 3.30pm Monday to Friday for blood pressure checks, travel vaccines, test results, liquid nitrogen and all the other services our busy nurses provide.
Immunisations will be done by appointment. Please phone the surgery to book.
Nicky and Diana are our receptionists and are kept very busy multi tasking at the front desk during the day. Naima looks after the Monday evening patients and Natalie the Thursday evening patients. Naima has been with us a long time and also does some relieving reception work.
Jane works behind the scenes taking care of the book work, patient enrolment and dealing with other health providers to keep things running smoothly.
Enrolled Patient Fees
|Under 6 yrs||Free|
|6 - 17 yrs||$40|
|18 - 24 yrs||$43|
|25-44 yrs||$43 including Care Plus|
|45-64 yrs||$43 including Care Plus|
|65+ yrs||$43 including Care Plus|
Home Visit - $20 extra
ACC enrolled patients - $27
ACC enrolled under 6 yrs - Free
For non enrolled or casual patients our charge is $63 for a standard appointment.
Charges for other services e.g. Immigration Medicals, Diving Certificates etc vary according to the amount of time and services required.
Travel Vaccines: We do most vaccines and we recommend patients get the up-to-date information about the required vaccines by phoning the Travel Clinic (09) 477 3747 or by going to www.travelclinic.co.nz and phone us to order. We require prepayment before we can order them in.
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