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Aotea Health

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only
  • Make an appointment
  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 3
  • Māori or Pasifika: age 55 and over
  • Māori or Pasifika: age 16 - 54
  • Group 4: age 60 - 64
  • Group 4: age 55 - 59
  • Group 4: age 45 - 54
  • Group 4: age 35 - 44
  • Group 4: age 16 - 34

Vaccinations are by appointment only for ages 16 years and over.  Please call the practice to book an appointment. 

Vaccinations are only available on the following dates:

  • Friday 18 June 8.30am - 5.30pm
  • Saturday 19 June 8.30am - 1.30pm

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit immunisation.northernregion.health.nz.

If you are getting a flu, MMR or other vaccine, it will affect timing of the COVID-19 vaccination. Please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test. Please call the practice for more information.

We are a 24 hr service and for urgent COVID-19 testing, please phone first for an appointment. 

Description

Kia ora and welcome to Aotea Health.

As the sole contracted healthcare provider for residents and visitors to Aotea Great Barrier Island (and surrounding islands) we offer the full range of primary healthcare services. This encapsulates care throughout the lifespan from antenatal care to palliative care and includes general practice services as part of this.

Over and above the usual GP services we also offer:

 

  • covid-19 swabbing
  • resuscitation and stabilisation
  • diagnostic limb x-rays
  • plaster and cast services for non-operative fracture management
  • minor operative facilities for local anaesthetic procedures
  • medical laboratory collection
  • afterhours on-call doctor and nursing emergency services.

We are members of the community in which we work. As a team we are committed therefore to providing high quality care based on a partnership model of working with, rather than for, the community and individual patients. The team consists of: midwives (LMC), rural nurses (the role encompasses community mental health, district, public health, Plunket and practice nursing), general practitioners and administrators with support from a community worker.

Atawhaihia Manaakihia Mo Ake Tonu (to care always).

Doctors

Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Dr Jacqueline Claridge

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

    Available at Hector Sanderson Rd, Great Barrier Island, Auckland

  • Dr Julie-Anne Higham

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

    Available at Hector Sanderson Rd, Great Barrier Island, Auckland

  • Dr John North

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

    Available at all locations.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$13.00
18-24 years$19.50
25-44 years$19.50
45-64 years$19.50
65-79 years$19.50
80+ years$13.00

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

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For acute emergency 24/7 afterhours care please phone:

  • Central and Southern Island (09) 429 0356
  • Northern Island (09) 429 0047

 

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only
  • Make an appointment
  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 3
  • Māori or Pasifika: age 55 and over
  • Māori or Pasifika: age 16 - 54
  • Group 4: age 60 - 64
  • Group 4: age 55 - 59
  • Group 4: age 45 - 54
  • Group 4: age 35 - 44
  • Group 4: age 16 - 34

Vaccinations are by appointment only for ages 16 years and over.  Please call the practice to book an appointment. 

Vaccinations are only available on the following dates:

  • Friday 18 June…

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Contact Details

Hector Sanderson Rd, Great Barrier Island, Auckland

Central Auckland

  • Phone

    (09) 429 0356

  • Fax

    (09) 429 0304

  • Healthlink EDI

    aoteahlt

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Nurses Cottage, 2077 Aotea Rd, Port Fitzroy, Great Barrier Island, Auckland

Central Auckland

  • Phone

    (09) 429 0047

  • Fax

    (09) 429 0053

  • Healthlink EDI

    aoteahlt

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This page was last updated at 2:08PM on July 29, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Aotea Health.