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Kurow Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


8 Wynyard Street, Kurow

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only

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

If you are getting a flu, MMR or other vaccine, it will affect timing of the COVID-19 vaccination. Please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test.

Please call the practice for more information on how we test and how to receive your test results. PLEASE DO NOT PRESENT if you are unwell but call 03 4360 760 or 03 9760 503 or the Southern COVID Hotline for free on 0800 8478 719 Thank you


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

Ultrasound imaging to detect: fractures, foreign bodies, tumours, pregnancy and lots more!

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

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 Watkins - Practice Nurse
  • Misty Rodgers - Practice Nurse
  • Libby McLaren - Practice Nurse


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


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Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


  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) $41 $80 $100 $150

Nurse Consultation



$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) $41 $70 $105
Home Visit/After Hours
U14 - No charge
Over 14 - $81
$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


8 Wynyard Street, Kurow

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Thu8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


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

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

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Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

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Wheelchair Access


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8 Wynyard Street
Otago 9435

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Otago 9435

This page was last updated at 9:07PM on September 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Kurow Medical Centre.