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Description

We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare for all patients, with an emphasis on health education and preventative medicine.

Consultations are by appointment only. Our standard consultation time is between 10 and 15 minutes.

Staff

Our team is made up of 5 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Joanne Hall

Administrator: Janet Jacobsen

Nursing Staff: Susan Williamson, Shirin Peters, Julie Thompson, Carmen Mountain and Cilla McIndoe

Receptionists: Anne Allen, Patsy Bates, Lorraine Spencer, Alison Torckler, Glenda Van der Goes and Janet Jacobsen

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Wed 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Please note, we are closed on public holidays and Saturdays.

Books

Open

This practice is taking on new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 6 yrsFree
6-17 yrs$30.00
18-24 yrs$37.00
25-44 yrs$37.00
45-64 yrs$37.00
65+ yrs$37.00

Please contact us for details of our charges for other services.

Services

Adult and Child Medical Care

Your GP's surgery is far more than a place to go when you are feeling unwell and needing a quick cure. The doctor who sees you has gone through an…

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Minor Accident Care

Primary care practices offer a range of services and are able to deal with most minor accident care. If they are not able to deal with an injury they will…

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Minor Surgery

Minor surgery is commonly provided in primary care practices, providing fast, competent removal and biopsies of skin lesions. Other services include cosmetic work such as removal of benign moles and…

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Repeat Prescriptions

Each GP surgery or primary care practice will have its own procedure for repeat prescribing but the following rules are common to most, if not all. Patients who are well-known…

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Lab Results

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…

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Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…

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IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…

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Immunisations

Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including, most…

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Cervical Smears

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 20 and 70. This includes women who have been…

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ECG

An ECG is a recording of your heart's electrical activity. Electrode patches are attached to your skin to measure the electrical impulses given off by your heart. The result is…

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Spirometry

Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much…

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

Another service offered to you at your GP surgery (primary care practice) is advice and immunisation before you go to another country. While you are likely to have the immunisations…

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Immigration Medicals

Anyone wishing to permanently live and work in New Zealand needs to pass an immigration medical. An application form is provided by the Immigration Department which is downloadable from their…

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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

All New Zealand children are entitled to 11 free health checks from birth to three years. The checks aim to ensure that children are growing and developing as well as…

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10 Wade River Road
Arkles Bay
Whangaparaoa

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10 Wade River Road
Arkles Bay
Whangaparaoa

This page was last updated at 10:54AM on July 23, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Doctors.