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Kurow Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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8 Wynyard Street, Kurow

Omarama Community Hall, Omarama

3A Benmore Place, Twizel

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

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

Please contact the practice for availability regarding Aviation Medicals and Ultrasounds. 

Staff
Our team is made up of 2 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Juliet Gardner

Nursing Staff:

  • Sandy Hotton - Nurse
  • Brittney Haugh - Relief Nurse
  • Tracy Young - Practice Nurse
  • Ange Tagg - Practice Nurse
  • Misty Rodgers - Practice Nurse

Receptionists:

  • Judy Croft - Receptionist
  • Isobel Strugeon - Relief Receptionist
  • Marie-Claire Kay - Receptionist
  • Marion Neal - Receptionist
  • Eleanor Harris-Brouwer - Receptionist
  • Barbara Mackay - Receptionist/Administrator

Cleaner: Indi Gard

General Practitioners

Hours

8 Wynyard Street, Kurow

Mon – Thu 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRACTICE IS CLOSED FROM 1PM - 2PM FOR LUNCH

After Hours: Phone message gives details of on call GP or Prime Nurse

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Omarama Community Hall, Omarama

Tue 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRACTICE IS CLOSED FROM 1PM - 2PM FOR LUNCH

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

3A Benmore Place, Twizel

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue – Thu 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE THAT ON MONDAY & FRIDAY THE PRACTICE IS CLOSED FROM 1PM - 2PM FOR LUNCH

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

  Enrolled Patients Casual CSC Casual Full Fee Overseas Visitors
Normal Hours        
GP Child (Under 14 Years) No Charge $40 $70 $120
GP 14-17 yrs $13.00 (CSC) $26 $80 $100 $140
GP  18 to over 65 Yrs $19.00 (CSC) $40 $80 $100 $150

Nurse Consultation

$35

$65

$80 $150
Home Visit         
GP - under 14 Yrs No charge $70 $70 $125
GP - 14-17 Yrs $13.50 (CSC) $95 $155 $155 $175
GP - Adult $21.50 (CSC) $115 $165 $165 $185
Nurse $80/ U13 Free $135/ U13 $50 $135/ U13 $50 $155
After Hours @ Surgery        
GP - under 14 No Charge $80 $80 $170
GP - 14-17 yrs $68.50 (CSC) $90 $125 $125 $180
GP - Adult $88.50 (CSC) $110 $135 $135 $180
Nurse under 14 No charge $105 $105 $140
Over 14 $50 (CSC) $80 $105 $105 $140

 After Hours seen @ Home extra $50 Nurse or Doctor plus consultation fee

  Enrolled Patients Casual Overseas
ACC co-payments seen @ Surgery      
Children under 14 yrs No charge No charge $85
14 + yrs old $19.00 (CSC) $40 $70 $105
Home Visit/After Hours
ACC
U14 - No charge
Over 14 - $80
$90 $140

PRIME Callouts for Dr or Nurse as a result of Emergency 111 Ambulance Call

  Enrolled Patients Casual Overseas
Accident No charge No charge No charge
Medical No charge No charge No charge

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IUCD Insertion

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Immunisation

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ECG

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Contact Details

8 Wynyard Street, Kurow

Waitaki

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Omarama Community Hall, Omarama

Waitaki

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3A Benmore Place, Twizel

South Canterbury

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This page was last updated at 9:33AM on July 25, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Kurow Medical Centre.