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MaxCare Medical Centre

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Description

MaxCare Medical Centre is a clinic focused on providing you with primary healthcare. As a primary healthcare provider, our role is to act as a first point of contact in order to determine whether we can treat you or whether we must refer you to a specialist for further care.

MaxCare is situated in the heart of Otahuhu, the Otahuhu Town Centre. The site was chosen for three key reasons:

  • to provide you with better accessibility to our facilities by being near public transport (bus, train) provided in the local region of Otahuhu

  • to provide better access to those of you who travel via private transport, with ample parking space

  • to decrease the workload from our main hospitals with the additional benefit of reducing your waiting time.

If you choose to enrol with us we will provide a proactive approach to your healthcare rather than wait for a minor issue to fester into a major health problem. However this can only be achieved if you are willing to reach out. We believe that this approach will result in a healthier and more productive community with lower physical, mental and medical costs for you and your loved ones.

 

National Hauora Coalition Awards 2017

Primary Health Services Network

Whanau Whai Hua – Outcomes (High Needs Population) - 2018

National Hauora Coalition 2019 - Quality and Service Excellence Award

 

Staff
GPs:
Dr Poanere Tapukura Rairi
Nurses: Mele Taufa & Veenita Rairi

Administrator/Practice Support: Zoya Iram

Social Services Team: Orapa Arona (SW), Margaret Ioane, Tai Tupa (JP/Budgeter) 
Receptionists: Anna Fretton, Sheli Kumar (Saturday)

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Closed on all Public Holidays

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Cook Islands Maori, Tongan, Fijian Indian, Hindi, Samoan

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 yearsFree
18-24 years $18.00
25-44 years $18.00
45-64 years $18.00
65+ years $18.00

Consultation:

  Casual Casual with CSC
Under 18 $30.00 $20.00
18 and Over $50.00 $35.00
     
ACC - 18 years and over  $30.00 (Initial Consult)  $30.00 (Initial Consult)
Non-Resident - Under 18 $30.00 N/A
Non-Resident - 18 and Over $50.00 N/A

CSC = Community Service Card

 

Other:

Repeat Prescription -  $18.00. This service is only available for enrolled patients and notice must be given 24 hours in advance.
Minor Surgery - Free for ACC and POAC patients. 

Please note - Additional charges may apply based on additional services and/or third party funding. Prices may vary (higher or lower) based on additional services and/or third party funding. The prices above are only an attempt to provide greater transparency of our costings.

Services

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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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

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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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

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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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Spirometry

Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much…

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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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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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5/225 Great South Road
Otahuhu
Auckland 1062

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5/225 Great South Road
Otahuhu
Auckland 1062

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5/225 Great South Road, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062

This page was last updated at 11:10AM on December 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by MaxCare Medical Centre.