Today

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

201 Main Rd, Waikouaiti

8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

117 District Road, Palmerston

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

East Otago Health provides 24 hour, 7 days per week, Medical Care to the East Otago Community. Our main clinic is located in Palmerston, East Otago, with a satellite clinic in Waikouaiti, located 14km to the south.
We have a dedicated team of General Practitioners, Registered Nurses, all PRIME Response trained, and Administration/Reception Staff.

East Otago Health is a Rural General Practice and also holds the PRIME response contract for the region.

 

Staff
Our team is made up of 3 General Practitioners and as follows;

Practice Manager: Jane Roberts

Nurse Team: Clare, Michelle, Liz, Jane, Briar

Prime Nurse Team: Jane, Liz, Michelle, Clare, Briar

Admin Team: Jane, Linda, Jocelyn, Kate, Lillian

General Practitioners

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Thu 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

201 Main Rd, Waikouaiti

8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Mon – Tue 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Thu 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After hours and weekends: We provide urgent and emergency care outside of clinic opening hours. To speak the on call nurse phone 03 465 1444 option 1.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

117 District Road, Palmerston

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After hours and weekends: We provide urgent and emergency care outside of clinic opening hours. To speak to the on call nurse phone 03 465 1444 option 1.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 years0
14-17 years$35
18-24 years$45
25-44 years$45
45-64 years$45
65+ years$45
CSC Holders                          $19
CSC Holder Dependants      $13 
 
Casual Patients  
Under 13 yrs $25
13-17 yrs $70
18-24 yrs $80
25-44 yrs $80
45-64 yrs $80
65+ yrs $80

Services

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Surgery

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Immunisation

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Cervical Screening

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Spirometry

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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ECG

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Minor Accident Care

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Patient Portal

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This page was last updated at 10:10AM on September 4, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by East Otago Health.