Korowai Aroha Health Centre - GP Clinic
Primary Healthcare Service
Service delivery during COVID-19
|Alert Level||Service Delivery|
We are still operating our GP clinic, just in a very different way. Most of our consults are now being conducted over the telephone, although anyone who needs to be seen face to face is decided by the doctors themselves during the telephone consultation.
Prescriptions are still be completed as normal, just need to phone in the request, although all prescriptions are then collected from the pharmacy.
We are frantically vaccinating all our over 65s with the flu shots. All this population are eligible for free flu vaccines. We are also providing flu vaccinations to all those who have respiratory, diabetes, or heart conditions and anyone who has had or currently has cancer. We are providing a “drive through” service on site at the Korowai Aroha Health Clinic and going to homes to vaccinate those who are unable or possibly anxious about leaving their “safe bubble”.
Our telephones are still operating, although some of our teams have been stood down they are:
All the other services are operating by telephone and with limited face to face contact during this lockdown period, they are:
Contact Hariata Vercoe if anyone has any patai – 022 3709129.
|Level 3||Operating as above|
Korowai Aroha is a kaupapa Maori Health Service and this shapes who we are, how we treat each other and most importantly, how we treat our patients and whanau.
This page describes our GP Clinic; for information about our community health services please click here
Our team is made up of 4 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:
Practice Manager: Richard Vercoe
Nursing Staff: Taawhi Morarji, Kim Bellerby, Rosetta Katene, Sean Scott, Aleisha Thompson & Rose Whetu-Boldarin.
Receptionists: Justine Gloyne, Kirimatao Tauiliili, Doreen Te Kaawa & Fuschia Tipiwai.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
After Hours and on Public Holidays: Lakes Primecare Rotorua
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Lakes PrimeCare – Accident & Urgent Medical Care Centre.
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1292 Hinemoa Street
Bay Of Plenty 3010
1292 Hinemoa Street
Bay Of Plenty 3010
1292 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010
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This page was last updated at 12:26PM on May 12, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Korowai Aroha Health Centre - GP Clinic.