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Ellerslie Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service, Musculoskeletal

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

Today

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Not provided

This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing. Please refer to a list of other testing services available.

Description

The team at Ellerslie strive to provide high quality medical and nursing care in a friendly, accessible environment.

Our books are open 

We offer in person and phone consultation options for our enrolled patients. Appointments can be booked online through our secure patient portal, or by ringing reception on 09-5796147. 

 

The Team:
Doctors: See below
Reception: Bernadine, LJ, Fliss
Nurses: Kerry, Felicity, Renata

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$50 (with CSC* $13)
18-24 years$60 (with CSC* $19.50)
25-44 years$60 (with CSC* $19.50)
45-64 years$60 (with CSC* $19.50)
65+ years$60 (with CSC* $19.50)

*CSC = valid current Community Services Card. This fee is only available to enrolled patients, not casual patients. Casual patients with a valid current CSC receive a $5 discount on casual fee.

*This fee for patients with CSC only applies to a doctor's medical or ACC consultation. There is an additional fee for nurse services, medical reports, MSD/WINZ benefit forms, driver's licence medical reports, cervical smears etc. as per our website. See below for details.

Casual patients are charged a higher fee for both medical and accident-related consultations. A full schedule of fees is on our website https://www.ellersliemedical.co.nz/fees/.

Doctor consultations

  • If you have multiple or complex problems, you may request an extended appointment of 30 minutes at a double consultation fee (depending on doctor availability).
  • Phone consultation charge is the same as in-person appointments.

Nurse consultations

  • $25-$30 ($13 with CSC) depending on time and consumables and may include dressings, blood pressure checks, health checks, dietary advice, ear syringe, etc. Please note expensive dressings may incur an extra charge.

Prescription without a doctor consultation

    • $27 ($13 with CSC) - includes fax/mail if required. $10 additional charge if a blood test is required at the time of the repeat.

Follow-up ACC dressings

  • Generally, the first four follow-up dressings for wounds/burns are funded by ACC and are at no extra charge to the patient, however, if extra time or consumables are needed, there will be an extra charge.

 

OTHER FEES:
Aclasta (Zoledronate) infusion

  • $175 (plus doctor’s consultation fee pre-infusion for assessment, blood tests, consent, script etc)

B12 and Depo injections

  • $30 with a $5 discount if the same day as a doctor’s consultation. (Flat fee of $13 with CSC)

Cervical Smears

  • Smear only with a doctor: consultation fee plus $12 for consumables
  • Smear plus consultation for other health matters with a doctor: consultation plus $30 (plus $25 with CSC)
  • Smear with nurse (Felicity only): $40 (with CSC=$13+$12 consumables =$25). Please confirm the availability of nurse Feli by telephone 09-5796147 on the day you wish to access this service.

Driver’s Licence Medical Report

  • Driver’s Licence Medical Report only: consultation fee
  • Driver’s Licence Medical Report plus consultation with a doctor for other health matters: consultation plus $20 -$30 depending on complexity and time required. (with CSC consultation fee plus $19).

ECG

  • $50($25 with CSC) (DHB funding may be available for emergencies)

Intravenous iron infusion (Ferinject)

  • Vials subsidised by Pharmac: $175 per infusion (maximum 1,000mg per week/infusion, most people can get away with one, some need two). Subsidy criteria are iron deficiency anaemia and ferritin less than 20. Plus standard consultation fee pre-infusion(s). DHB funding may be available for those living in Counties Manukau DHB area with severe anaemia.
  • Non-subsidised: $330 for 500mg, $500 for 1,000mg. (100mg vials available for $58 each extra if an intermediate dose is appropriate.) Maximum of 1,000mg safely given per week. Common requirements are 500-2,000mg. Plus standard consultation fee pre-infusion(s).

IUD/Mirena Insertion

  • $175 fee - please call nurse to book, not available every day

Liquid Nitrogen for skin tags and warts (free for children under 13)

  • Doctor: $10 plus doctor consultation charge (also minor skin cancers)
  • Nurse: $10 plus $25 nurse consultation charge. (With CSC, $13 plus consumables of $10).

Medical reports

  • Medical insurance forms, other medical reports, specialist referrals: $30-$100 depending on complexity and time required
  • MSD/WINZ benefit forms: consultation plus $13.
  • Driver's licence medicals: consultation plus $25-$30 depending on complexity and time needed (consultation plus $19.50 with CSC)

Minor surgery

  • $300 - $450 depending on complexity - includes follow-up dressings and suture removal (in addition to initial consultation fee)

Phlebotomy

  • $25 for blood tests with nurse ($13 with CSC) (only available for emergencies or patients with mobility issues)

Punch biopsy

  • $100 -$200 depending on consumables (in addition to initial consultation fee)

Account fee for unpaid amounts

  • Please be aware that we use a debt collection service for unpaid accounts.
  • Payment expected at time of service, or by online banking: Ellerslie Medical Centre 12-3060-0245732-00

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY FOR ALL SERVCES: You can choose to make an in-person or phone consultation with all our doctors. (normal fees apply for all 15 minutes appointment). We have suspended our walk-in service due to need to reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection.

AFTER HOURS CARE: 

1. Please dial the Practice number 09-5796147 and follow instructions. Your call will be transferred to an after-hours service who will direct you.

2. During evenings to 7pm and weekends 7am to 7pm you can get a virtual GP consultation with our locum service by using CareHQ,  www.carehq.co.nz

3. For Accident and Emergencies, go to either Ascot or Lunn Ave emergency clinics:

4. Over the Christmas/New Year break, our doctors will check the portal twice a day, morning and evening, for prescription requests. Please ask to enrol in our protal for easy script requests.

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: White Cross Accident & Urgent Medical - Ascot 24/7.

Contact Details

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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41 Robert Street
Ellerslie
Auckland 1051

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41 Robert Street
Ellerslie
Auckland 1051

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41 Robert Street
Ellerslie
Auckland 1051

This page was last updated at 9:37AM on July 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Ellerslie Medical Centre.