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Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

Please use the booking link below for any weekend appointments for for our regisitered patients you can phone us to get a week day appointment.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

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

Description

Hillcrest Medical Centre is a large family focussed general practice in Hillcrest.

At last count we had patients from 24 ethnicities from 71 different countries. We provide medical services to 15800 plus registered patients. We also see many casual patients depending on appointment availability, including accidents from the local schools and industrial estate. 

We also have a partner practice Tamahere Medical Centre and some of our doctors spread their time between the Hillcrest & Tamahere Medical Centres. 

 

Staff

Our team is made up of GP’s (see details below under ‘General Practitioners’) and:

Business Manager: Mark Taylor

Operations Manager: Lynley Crawford

Nursing Staff: Marion, Lynley P, Cathy, Sarah, Julie, Louise, Carolyn, Lisa, Jean, Angela, Marie, Shela, Carole, Kim, Barb, Kaylie, Jing and Masherrie

Receptionist: Bev, Karen, Kaye, Judy, Tina, Glenda, Maryann, Rachel, Gill, Lisa, Cati, Maree and Louise

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$22.00
18-24 years$50.00
25-44 years$52.00
45-64 years$52.00
65+ years$49.00

See here for full list of fees

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Please call the practice and follow instructions for the afterhours service.

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).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Anglesea Clinic - Accident & Urgent Medical Ltd.

Languages Spoken

Afrikaans, Cantonese Chinese, Dari (Afghan Persian), English, Farsi, French, Indonesian, Mandarin Chinese

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Vasectomy

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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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Spirometry

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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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Patient Portal

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

Please use the booking link below for any weekend appointments for for our regisitered patients you can phone us to get a week day appointment.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is…

More

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • NZ sign language interpreter
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • More space to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

3 Masters Avenue
Hillcrest
Hamilton
Waikato 3216

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Street Address

3 Masters Avenue
Hillcrest
Hamilton
Waikato 3216

Postal Address

PO Box 11102
Hillcrest
Hamilton

This page was last updated at 6:35PM on October 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hillcrest Medical Centre.