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Hokowhitu Medical Centre

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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.

Testing for Travel

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

Description

We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare to you and your family. 

Consultations are by appointment only. 

Staff

Our team is made up of GPs, see details below under “General Practitioners”. Also our nurses are Joanne Ferrar, Megan Cooper and Megan Asplin. Our Practice Manager is Clare Sandbrook and our receptionists are Rosie Gunn and Jess Wakur. Our Lactation Consultant is Jackie Wheeler.

Doctors

How do I access this service?

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Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$38.00
18-24 years$43.00
25-44 years$44.00
45-64 years$4400
65+ years$43.00

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (24 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: City Doctors White Cross.

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

Your GP's surgery is far more than a place to go when you are feeling unwell and needing a quick cure. The doctor who sees you has gone through an…

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Minor Accident Care

Primary care practices offer a range of services and are able to deal with most minor accident care. If they are not able to deal with an injury they will…

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Lab Results

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…

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Minor Surgery

Minor surgery is commonly provided in primary care practices, providing fast, competent removal and biopsies of skin lesions. Other services include cosmetic work such as removal of benign moles and…

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Repeat Prescriptions

Each GP surgery or primary care practice will have its own procedure for repeat prescribing but the following rules are common to most, if not all. Patients who are well-known…

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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

All New Zealand children are entitled to 11 free health checks from birth to three years. The checks aim to ensure that children are growing and developing as well as…

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Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. This includes women who have been…

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ECG

An ECG is a recording of your heart's electrical activity. Electrode patches are attached to your skin to measure the electrical impulses given off by your heart. The result is…

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IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…

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Immunisation

Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including meningococcal…

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Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…

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Telehealth Consultation

A virtual consultation is a way of having an appointment with your healthcare provider, but not in person. This is usually done via a video app or a phone call.… More

Travel Advice / Immunisations

Another service offered to you at your GP surgery (primary care practice) is advice and immunisation before you go to another country. While you are likely to have the immunisations…

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

8 Pahiatua Street
Hokowhitu
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

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8 Pahiatua Street
Hokowhitu
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

This page was last updated at 1:40PM on July 22, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hokowhitu Medical Centre.