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Donovan Street Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

Dr Vather (MBBS (AIIMS), MFGP (SA), FRNZCGP) has over twenty five years' experience as a General Practitioner. He is vocationally registered and has previously been Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the University of Auckland. He has been actively involved in the training of 4th, 5th and 6th year medical students from 2000 to 2011. He has also been an examiner for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

The Medical Centre is Cornerstone Accredited. This is the highest possible level of accreditation that a medical practice can aspire to, and acknowleges our pursuit of excellence.

We are a family centred surgery offering a full range of high quality general practice services to you and your family. We are committed to the highest possible standards and pride ourselves on continuity of care, preventive medicine, and a pro-active approach to all health issues.

We aim to provide quality healthcare and education on diabetes, weight control and asthma.

A midwife based at National Womens Hospital holds a weekly clinic here.

General Practitioners

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Note: Saturday clinics will resume again on 13th July 2019 

 

We are usually open most Saturday mornings but there may be occasions when we are unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances.  It is therefore always advisable to call us before arriving on a Saturday morning to avoid disappointment. 

 

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: White Cross Accident & Urgent Medical - Ascot 24/7.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees With CSC Without CSC
Under 13 years Free Free
13-17 years $44 $47
18-64 years $56 $60
65 + years $53 $53
Non-Enrolled Patient Fees
With CSC
Without CSC
Under 6 years $17 $32
6-13 years $32 $47
13-17 years $44 $57
18+ years $75 $75

Some variation may occur. Enquiry welcome.

Services

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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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Immunisation

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Cervical Screening

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ECG

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Contact Details

  • Phone

    (09) 627 1290

  • Fax

    (09) 627 1620

  • Healthlink EDI

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8 Donovan Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600

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8 Donovan Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600

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8 Donovan Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600

This page was last updated at 9:18AM on April 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Donovan Street Medical Centre.