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Carefirst Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only
  • Make an appointment

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 Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

Book oinline at bookmyvaccine.co.nz or you can pop into the practice without an appointment and be vaccinated.

The   majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

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

Description

Our purpose is to provide for, maintain and to promote happy, healthy people.

Staff

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

CEO: Leigh Sampson

Clinical Manager: Jody Grigg

Administration Manager: Cynette Hickin

Doctors

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment

Please call the clinic on (06) 753 9505 to make an appointment or if you are registered on our patient portal you can make an appointment via this.  If you…

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Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (14 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Phoenix Urgent Doctors.

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only
  • Make an appointment

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…

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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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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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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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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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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • A longer appointment time
  • More space to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

99 Tukapa Street
Westown
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

99 Tukapa Street
Westown
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

PO Box 5002
New Plymouth

This page was last updated at 10:10AM on November 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Carefirst Medical Centre.