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COVID-19 Vaccination

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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 and casual patients

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

Testing for Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.

Covid testing hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Description

Our aim is to provide quality care to all our patients at a reasonable cost and to help them understand and manage their health problems.

Since April 2011 we have been a Cornerstone Accredited General Practice.  This tells you that we have met the high standards set by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in patient care, the services we offer and the facilities we provide and that as a practice team we are committed to continuous improvement.

We have the portal available which allows on-line access for making appointments, requesting repeat prescriptions, viewing clinical notes and more. 

OUR STAFF

DOCTORS:

Ang Liu joined the practice in 2020.  He is a young GP who has an interest in preventative care and health education for patients. Ang is trained in skin cancer detection with dermatoscopy and is capable with a variety of minor surgery and procedures. He completed a medical degree from the University of Auckland in 2012 and achieved Fellowship to the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners in 2019.

Yeen Chan joined the practice in 2011. She has skills and experience in family practice with particular interest in women’s health and paediatrics. Yeen is multilingual speaking English, Mandarin & Cantonese and has been practising in NZ since 1976.  Her qualifications are her medical degree followed by becoming a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners.

NURSES:

Jane Stansfield trained as a nurse at Middlemore Hospital, has been working as a practice nurse since 1981 and has been working here since 2004. 

Chathurangi is a newly qualified nurse and did her clinical practice at Waitakere Hospital, North Shore Hospital as well as different community settings. 

RECEPTIONISTS:

Wendy Knowles started with us in 2017.  Prior to joining us, she worked for 15 years at Lynfield College in the ESOL Department as a teacher aide.

Karen Wilson has been with us since 2012.  She trained as a laboratory technologist and has enjoyed raising a family while doing general office work within the community prior to joining us.

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

  No Community Service Card With Community Service Card  
Child under 6 yrs Free Free  
Child 6 – 13 yrs Free Free  
Child 14 – 17 yrs $38.00 $13.00  
Adult 18 – 24 yrs $45.00 $19.50  
Adult 25 – 64 yrs $49.50 $19.50  
Adult >65 yrs $49.50 $19.50  

If you want to see us as a visitor or you are not eligible for NZ Health benefits please phone us for the fee.

A usual appointment is booked for 15 mins. If your appointment is requiring a longer time then you may be asked to book another appointment to discuss additional problems or you may be charged an additional fee.

We make every effort to run to time but on occasions unexpected emergencies or a consultation running over time will cause delays.

Additional fees may apply for referral letters, ECG (electrical recording of the heart), injections, liquid nitrogen, dressings or other consumables.

We also offer a flexible payment scheme that allows you to pay a little each week so you get access to healthcare when you need it.

Appointments can be booked through the portal as well as through reception. If you fail your booked appointment a failed appointment fee is charged

If you cancel your booked appointment with <60minutes notice a cancellation fee is charged.

Hours

Mon – Wed8:20 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu8:20 AM – 5:30 PM
Fri8:20 AM – 5:00 PM

We also offer a flexible payment scheme that allows you to pay a little each week so you get access to healthcare when you need it.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:

We are closed on Public Holidays.  

AFTER HOURS:

If you ring our phone number after hours your call will be answered by a nurse at Homecare Medical Limited and she will be able to help you.

If one of our doctors is not available or it is after-hours you can get a virtual GP consultation with a real doctor from the comfort of your own home, workplace, holiday house or anywhere by using CareHQ, from 7am – 7pm, 7 days per week. Find out more www.carehq.co.nz

URGENT:

If your need is urgent please ring the surgery and speak with the nurse who will advise what to do.

In a life threatening situation call the Ambulance 111.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), 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).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: White Cross Accident & Urgent Medical - Ascot 24/7.

Languages Spoken

English, Cantonese Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Samoan

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Liquid Nitrogen

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Lab Results

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an 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…

More

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711 Richardson Road
Hillsborough
Auckland 1042

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711 Richardson Road
Hillsborough
Auckland 1042

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711 Richardson Road
Hillsborough
Auckland 1042

This page was last updated at 6:43PM on October 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hillside Medical Centre.