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Glenavon Doctor's Surgery

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GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients in some circumstances. Please call the practice for more information.

Covid-19 testing is offered to enrolled patients only and by prior arrangement.



In 2018, Dr Shobi Gopal took over ownership of Glenavon Doctors Surgery, having worked there since 2006.

The practice is well known to the local community and continues to thrive as a traditional, family GP set up with a friendly team, serving patients & families with compassion, care & respect.

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

The practice is still open for new patients.

Our Services:

  • Comprehensive family medical care with continuity
  • Care for Chronic Conditions at subsidized costs where eligible
  • Diabetes care including free annual checks and initiating insulin when needed.
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Cervical screening for eligible women
  • Computerised recall system for vaccinations, smears and blood tests
  • Accident and injury management
  • Contraception services including IUCD / implants
  • Nurse led education on management of Diabetes, Asthma, Chronic Lung Diseases etc.
  • Driving medicals and insurance medicals
  • Travel vaccinations after discussion

Our Team:

  • Angela Oakes - Practice Nurse
  • Jane Taylor and Jennifer D'Mello - Receptionists


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Initial Consultation Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$13.00
18-24 years$19.00
25-44 years$19.00
45-64 years$19.00
65+ years$19.00
Follow Up Consultation  $10.00
Extended Consultation (30 minutes) $30.00
Nurse Consultation $10.00
ACC Consultation $22.00
ECG - electrocardiogram $25.00
Repeat Prescription Pick Up $10.00
Repeat Prescriptions sent to Pharmacy $15.00
Casual Consultation - Adult $80.00
Casual Consultation - Child $40.00


Mon – Thu9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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).

Languages Spoken

English, Tamil

Services Provided

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Cervical Screening

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Patient Portal

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Telehealth Consultation

  • Telehealth consultations for enrolled patients only
  • In person consultation preferred, but virtual consultation provided as required
  • Video consultations
  • Phone consultations

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271B Blockhouse Bay Road
Auckland 0600

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271B Blockhouse Bay Road
Auckland 0600

This page was last updated at 9:33AM on November 18, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Glenavon Doctor's Surgery.