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Dodson Medical

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 


8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled patients. This is free of charge unless you require it to enable you to travel overseas.  Please call the practice for more information.


We are a long standing family practice, caring for the needs of families in the Milford area and surrounding suburbs. Our team aims to continue to provide patients with a high standard of primary health care in a comfortable and safe environment.  We also have an onsite pharmacy for patients' convenience.


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$38.00
18-24 years$57.00
25-44 years$64.00
45-64 years$64.00
65+ years$57.00

14 - 17 year old Community Services Card dependant: $13.00

Community Services Card holder: $19.50

ACC consultation: $50.00


8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Thu8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For after hours care we are members of Shorecare Accident and Medical Clinic at Smales Farm and satellite clinic at Northcross. Telephone number (09) 486 7777. No appointment is necessary at Shorecare.  Our telephone hours are 8.00am-5.00pm

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Shorecare Urgent Care Smales Farm.

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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Minor Accident Care

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Cervical Screening

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Patient Portal

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Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access


Document Downloads

  • Enrolment Form (PDF, 281.2 KB)
    Please email your enrolment to
    We require NZ birth certificate, NZ Passport or other passport and relevant visas to enrol patients.

Contact Details

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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4 Dodson Avenue
Auckland 0620

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Street Address

4 Dodson Avenue
Auckland 0620

Postal Address

PO Box 31144
Auckland 0741

This page was last updated at 9:20AM on March 21, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Dodson Medical.