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The Calder Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Description

The Calder Centre - providing affordable, accessible healthcare for all.

The Auckland City Mission opened the doors to its new medical centre, The Calder Centre, on 3 June 2008, named in honour of Jasper Calder, the Auckland City Mission’s first Missioner.

The Calder Centre is a joint initiative between the Auckland Primary Health Organisation (PHO), Auckland District Health Board and Auckland City Mission to bring primary healthcare services to the most marginalised Aucklanders, many of whom have extremely high and complex health needs.

The service is set up as a very low cost General Practice and is closely integrated with the Mission's Social Work services.

The centre is open to the general public and specialises in providing accessible, affordable care to the homeless, families and individuals in crisis, clients with mental health concerns, and those with alcohol and other drug related problems. Due to barriers such as lack of finances, trust issues, cultural issues and very chaotic lifestyles many of these clients do not have a regular access to a GP.

All children and teenagers up to the age of 18 are free of charge.

The Calder Centre is at 136 Hobson Street and is open Monday to Friday. Phone: (09) 303 9266 for information or to make an appointment.

Located in the same building is the newly opened Hobson Street Pharmacy, providing additional healthcare services to the community.

To read more about The Calder Centre, please click here

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Nurse Walk-in Clinic: Monday to Friday, 8:15am – 9:00am (no appointments necessary)

After hours cover:

Emergencies: dial 111 for an ambulance

Urgent medical care: our phone is diverted to a 24 hour nursing triage service. You will be able to speak to a registered nurse who will give you advice that will best suit your situation.

Books

Open

This practice is taking on new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian
  • Russian

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 6 yrsFree
6-17 yrsFree
18-24 yrs$16
25-44 yrs$16
45-64$16
65+ yrs$16

Different charges apply to casual and non-enrolled patients and for other services.

Services

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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IUCD Insertion

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Immunisations

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Cervical Smears

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ECG

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Spirometry

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Immigration Medicals

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

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136 Hobson Street
Auckland

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Street Address

136 Hobson Street
Auckland

Postal Address

PO Box 5352
Wellesley St
Auckland Central

This page was last updated at 1:17PM on July 21, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by The Calder Centre.