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Central Medical Oamaru

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Description

Central Medical Oamaru was established over 20 years ago and we have carefully grown and nurtured the practice with an emphasis on high quality medicine and family health care. The team provides a wide experience of general medicine from new born to the elderly and has expertise in acute and chronic conditions. We are proud to be the only practice in Oamaru with the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners  award for excellence, Cornerstone Accreditation. This is an acknowledgement of our strong emphasis on quailty healthcare.

We are easily accessible and in an ideal central location behind the Countdown Supermarket, close to Oamaru Hospital, Southern Community Laboratories, 2 phamacies, the Warehouse and local shops that are all within a  5 minutes walk of the practice.

 

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

Practice Manager:  Debbie Herron

Nursing Staff: May, Lynda and Annette (Team Leader)

Administration Team: Magda, Jan & Julie

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Call 03 434 9444 for on call GP.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Filipino, Tongan, Afrikaans

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$25.00
18-24 years$45.00
25-44 years$45.00
45-64 years$45.00
65+ years$45.00

If you are 18+ and have a Community Services Card your fee will be $18.50.

Services

Minor Surgery

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Adult and Child Medical Care

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Immunisation

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Cervical Screening

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ECG

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Spirometry

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Immigration Medicals

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Minor Accident Care

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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Contact Details

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19 Eden Street
Oamaru
Otago 9400

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Street Address

19 Eden Street
Oamaru
Otago 9400

Postal Address

PO Box 140, Oamaru 9444

This page was last updated at 12:14PM on November 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Central Medical Oamaru.