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Family Health Care (Counties & Takanini)

Primary Healthcare Service


106 Great South Road, Takanini

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Not provided

This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing.

COVID Swab Testing Please go  to our Takanini site - which is currently a swab site only - 106 Great South Road Takanini. Swabbing hours are from 8 am to 4 pm.


NOTE - In COVID-19 Alert Level 3 - Our Takanini site 106 Great South Road is currently a COVID swab site ONLY - there are no Urgent Care or GP services at Takanini - If you need to see a Doctor please go to our Papakura site at 6-18 O;Shannessey Street.

If you require a swab only but do not need to see a Doctor please go to our Takanini site 106 Great South Road, Takanini

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.

A Limited Number of new enrolments are now being accepted.

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 and we can then email you the information and forms you need to complete. 
  • go to our website 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.

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

Nursing Staff: Linda, Mumtaz, Jandeep, Ebony, Sukhneet & Gurjit

Receptionists: Glenda, Kasey, Kim, Josie, Maria, Sheryl, Sue & Yvonne


Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Dr Nishi Alex

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

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

  • Dr Alvin Ang

    General Practitioner

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

  • Dr Sacha Dhanjal

    General Practitioner

    Available at all locations.

  • Dr Cynthia McGregor

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

    Available at 106 Great South Road, Takanini

  • Dr Kannan Palaniappan

    General Practitioner - Registrar

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

  • Dr Sviatlana Sobaleva

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

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

Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 yearsFrom $13.00
18-24 yearsFrom $19.50
25-44 yearsFrom $19.50
45-64 yearsFrom $19.50
65+ yearsFrom $19.50

Some enrolled patients are eligible for a low cost access fee for GP services of $19.50.  Otherwise, the service fee is $40 per GP consultation (over 18 years old). There is a standard $40 fee for all new patients for their first visit, which includes both a doctor and nurse 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.


106 Great South Road, Takanini

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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 Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

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

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The Takanini site is currently closed for Urgent Care and GP Services. Takanini is only operating through COVID-19 Alert Level 3 as a COVID swabbing site - from 8 am through to 6pm but will likely close off earlier than this for new swab patients depending on the number of patients presenting for swabs through the day.

106 Great South Road
Auckland 2112

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106 Great South Road
Auckland 2112

Postal Address

PO Box 72444
Auckland 2244

This page was last updated at 12:48PM on November 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Health Care (Counties & Takanini).