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Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients. Please call the practice for more information.

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

18 and 19 April - you can pick up your RATs between 9.30am and 11am

Please call us before pick up. 

Pick up hours are 1pm- 4pm Monday to Friday.

Description

Gore Health Centre is the GP Practice within Gore Health Ltd.  We are located in the Hospital building on Birch Lane.  

Our permanent team of Doctors and Nurses are passionate about creating relationships that help to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our community.

Staff

Our team is made up of 4 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Rhonda Reid

Nurse Practitioners: Liz Medlin, Gina Mills and Karen Isteed

Lead Nurse: Keri Young

Receptionists: Carol Graham and Lisa Harvey

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$25
18-24 years$40
25-44 years$40
45-64 years$40
65+ years$40
Casual Adult  $65 

Enrolled patients with Community Service Card $19.50

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Note: No more late night clinics until further noticed.

After Hours:

Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), Southland Anniversary (11 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Pick up times for RATS for Healthcare and Critical Workers are 1pm-4pm Monday to Friday 

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), Southland Anniversary (11 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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9 Birch Lane
Gore 9710

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Street Address

9 Birch Lane
Gore 9710

Postal Address

PO Box 274
Gore 9740
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 1:34PM on June 22, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Gore Health Centre.