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Bester Mckay Family Doctors

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients. Please call the practice for more information.

People in Otago and Southland seeking a COVID-19 test should call 0800 VIRUS 19 ( 0800 847 8719 ) or their local GP for advice. If you are offered a test for COVID-19, please take it. It will help us ensure we don't have community transmission, and help keep your friends and whanau safe. Regardless of where you are tested, COVID-19 testing is free of charge.

Description

We pride ourselves on working as a team to provide quality family medicine to individuals and families of all ages.

Staff
Our team is made up of 2 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager:   Debbie Shirley

Practice Nurses:    Gill McRae 

                           Julie Macpherson

                           Kerrie Macale                

Reception:         Lorraine Priest

                        Debby Harris                      

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 years0.00
14-17 years34.00
18-24 years42.00
25-44 years48.00
45-64 years48.00
65+ years48.00

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Invercargill After Hours Doctors.

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

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 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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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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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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Immunisation

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 meningococcal…

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Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. 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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

106 Don Street
Invercargill
Southland 9810

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Street Address

106 Don Street
Invercargill
Southland 9810

This page was last updated at 12:04PM on May 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Bester Mckay Family Doctors.