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Auckland Counties Medical Integrated Health Centre, 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura, Auckland

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

106 Great South Road, Takanini

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients but only if you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or for the purposes of flying overseas. Please call the practice for more information.

Urgent Care Clinic

Our Urgent Care clinics at both Papakura and Takanini are currently testing for COVID-19 ONLY under the following conditions - 

  • If you have NO symptoms but DO meet any of the current high risk criteria i.e. contact with someone with COVID-19 or high risk contact occupation - you can get a swab at no charge 
  • If you have any symptoms consistent with the virus i.e. cough, sore throat, breathing difficulties, fever - you can see the Doctor and as part of this you will be swabbed - there is no charge for this
  • Non NZ Residents needing a 'fit to fly' for overseas travel - there is a non NZ residents charge for this PLUS a charge for lab testing
  • NZ Residents choosing to fly overseas needing a 'fit to fly' - you need to pay the normal Urgent Care charge PLUS a charge for lab testing

We are no longer doing swabs for those with no symptoms and who are not high risk under the criteria

Follow the instructions onsite - if you have respiratory symptoms please wear a mask when coming to the clinics.

Covid testing hours

Auckland Counties Medical Integrated Health Centre, 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura, Auckland

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Covid testing is also available at both of our Urgent Care Clinics. Please check our website for up to date information regarding getting a COVID-19 swab

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

106 Great South Road, Takanini

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Sun10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Description

We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare to you and your family.

Consultations are by appointment only. Our standard consultation time is 15 minutes.

We currently WELCOME new patients for enrolment.
If you would like information about enrolling in Counties Medical GP Clinic to see one of our GPs, please call into our Papakura or Takanini clinic and one of our staff will be happy to assist you. Our Papakura Clinic is our main clinic, open Monday to Friday, with the satellite Takanini Clinic open two days per week.

  • 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura ph (09) 299 9384 Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
  • 106 Great South Road, Takanini ph (09) 280 6202 Tuesday and Wednesday 8am - 5pm

We are committed to making the enrolment process easy for you -  you can either -

  • email us on reception@countiesmedical.co.nz and we can then email you the information and forms you need to complete. 
  • go to our website www.countiesmedical.co.nz and enrol directly through the website.

We encourage all of our patients to sign up to the Manage My Health patient portal - this is easy and allows you to make appointments on line without having to phone the clinic. You can also request repeat prescriptions and view your Lab Results on line.

Please do not hesitate to phone with any enquiry you have about becoming one of our new patients.


Staff

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

Nursing Staff: Linda, Mumtaz, Nixie, Jandeep, Ebony & Gay

Receptionists: Sheryl, Yvonne, Sue, Kim, & Kasey

General Practitioners

Hours

Auckland Counties Medical Integrated Health Centre, 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura, Auckland

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours Assistance - If you need assistance from the GP Clinic after hours, please phone on the above numbers. A Registered Nurse will answer your call.

Alternatively please present at one of our Urgent Care Clinics - 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura (open 8am - 10pm, 7 days a week) or 106 Great South Road Takanini (open 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week)

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Counties Urgent Care.

106 Great South Road, Takanini

Tue – Wed8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Please call our number for out of hours assistance. Your call will be answered by a registered nurse.

Takanini is the satellite GP Clinic of our main clinic - 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura, which is open Monday to Friday 8am to 5.00pm.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Takanini Urgent Care.

Languages Spoken

English

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 yearsFrom $13.00
18-24 yearsFrom $19.00
25-44 yearsFrom $19.00
45-64 yearsFrom $19.00
65+ yearsFrom $19.00

Some enrolled patients are eligible for a low cost access fee for GP services of $19.00.  Otherwise, the service fee is $40 per GP consultation. There is a standard $40 fee for all new patients for their first visit, which includes both a doctor's and nurse's consultation. Please phone the clinic or enquire at front reception for more information regarding your fees to see the GP or Practice Nurse.

Different charges apply to casual and non-enrolled patients and for other services.

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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IUCD Insertion

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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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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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Contact Details

106 Great South Road, Takanini

South Auckland

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This page was last updated at 1:45PM on December 16, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Health Care (Counties & Takanini).