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Kawerau Medical Centre

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GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

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

Covid testing hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Description

Kawerau Medical Centre is Kawerau's award winning, state-of-the-art Medical Centre located at 26 Islington Street, Kawerau. With Doctors, Pharmacy, and Specialist Centre all in one location, you won't need to go anywhere else.

Each doctor has their own areas of special interest and expertise and are happy to work together as a team to provide the best overall care for our you and your whanau.

 

Staff

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

Practice Manager: ​Shelley Rangihiki

Nursing Staff: Marja O'Connor, ​​Aroha Ruha, Therese Winter

Health Care Assistance: Zhantellie Te Riini, Kiriwai Peters

Receptionists: Brooke Mansell, Siahn Peita, Aroha Biggs

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Daily: closed from 1200 - 1300hrs for lunch break

After Hours: Whakatane Hospital ED

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-18 yearsFree
19-24 years$18.00
25-44 years$18.00
45-64 years$18.00
65+ years$18.00

Services

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Patient Portal

A patient portal is a secure online tool provided by GP practices that can allow convenient access to your health information as well as interaction with the practice e.g. booking…

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

26 Islington Street
Kawerau
Bay Of Plenty 3127

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Street Address

26 Islington Street
Kawerau
Bay Of Plenty 3127

Postal Address

PO Box 35
Kawerau 3169

This page was last updated at 3:57PM on October 1, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Kawerau Medical Centre.