Family Medicine Birkenhead
Primary Healthcare Service
We are a family centred surgery offering a full range of general practice services to you and your family.
Our surgery is located next to the Westpac bank, down the alleyway.
Consultations are by appointment only. Our standard consultation time is 15 minutes.
Payment is expected at the time of your consultation.
Doctors: John Richmond Wendy Marshall Gretchen Laubscher Geoff Brice
Practice Manager: Margot Richmond
Nursing Staff: Robyn Styles Jackie Rae
Receptionists: Ann Saunders Tricia Hickmer
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
Last doctor appointment is 4.45pm.
Outside of these hours please present to:
Shorecare Medical Services
Ground Fl, Sovereign House
74 Taharoto Rd
Phone: (09) 486 7777
Fax (09) 489 7789
This practice is taking on new patients.
Enrolled Patient Fees
|Under 14 years||FREE|
|14-17 years||$37 (CSC $12.50)|
|18-24 years||$55 (CSC $18.50)|
|25-44 years||$55 (CSC $18.50)|
|45-64 years||$55 (CSC $18.50)|
|65+ years||$52 (CSC $18.50)|
ACC Adults $50 13-17 $32 0-12yr free
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Online Booking URL
(09) 480 7204
(09) 480 7208
29 Birkenhead Avenue
North Shore 0626
29 Birkenhead Avenue
North Shore 0626
PO Box 34056
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This page was last updated at 1:39PM on April 17, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Medicine Birkenhead.