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Mt Wellington Family Health Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

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Anyone can book using the free COVID VACCINATION BOOKING form or if you wish you can call us on (09) 570 2999. 

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

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Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

FREE Covid testing for anyone. Please complete the COVID TEST REQUEST FORM 

Alternatively, call us on 5702999. 

Please allow about 15 minutes for your Covid test. There is no waiting in a queue. 

Please read and strictly follow the detailed information on the COVID TEST REQUEST FORM 

We are open every Saturday 9am to 12pm. 

Description

We are an urban practice servicing the population of Mt Wellington and its surrounding suburbs. We aim to provide the highest quality and affordable healthcare in an environment where people feel comfortable, valued and respected.

We belong to Procare Network Auckland Primary Health Organisation.

We are a Cornerstone Accredited practice.

We prefer to see patients by appointment but are able to see patients urgently if needed.

Our team has 6 Doctors, 5 Practice Nurses and 4 Receptionists.

Doctors:
Dr Jim Kriechbaum
MBChB, Diploma of Obstetrics, Diploma of Child Health, Diploma of Occupational Medicine, Fellow of the NZ College of General Practitioners. Jim trained at Auckland Medical School and graduated in 1985. He then worked in Paediatrics and Obstetrics both in N.Z. and the UK. He completed the GP Training Programme and has been in General Practice since 1990. Jim established this practice in 1993.

Dr Martin Ng
MBChB, Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. Martin was born in Malaysia, trained at Auckland Medical School and graduated in 1996. He then worked at various hospitals in Auckland for 3 years. Following that, he completed the GP Registrar programme over a year and has been in General Practice since. Martin joined the practice in 2001.

Dr Soshamma George
Soshamma graduated from CMC Vellore in India and then specialised in Dermatology with a Diploma and an MD from Madras University. She spent 2 years in the UK as a Dermatology registrar working at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. She worked as a clinician and teacher in a medical college & hospital and had 27 published papers until she moved to NZ. She has worked as a General Practitioner in NZ since 2003, taking the PRIMEX exam in General Practice in 2004 and has completed her fellowship. Her special interests include Dermatology, Venereology and Women's Health.

Dr Janine Bycroft
MBChB, Diploma of Obstetrics, Diploma of Paediatrics, Masters in Public Health (Hons), Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. Janine trained at Otago Medical School and graduated in 1990. She completed the GP Training Programme in 1994 and then further studies in Public Health in 2004. She works part time at the practice and keeps busy with roles in a DHB, PHO and leading a charitable trust. She enjoys the variety her multiple roles provide and has special interest in quality improvement, long-term conditions, shared care, child health and e-health.

Dr Kirsty Good
MBChB, Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Kirsty trained at Auckland Medical School, graduating in 2003. She worked in Auckland and Sydney, and spent time in Emergency Medicine before starting the General Practice Training Programme in 2007. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine.

Dr Hsin Yao Chang 

Practice Nurses:
Helen Harrison
Kayleigh Irvine
Regila Abraham
Giovanna Parker
Tara Zhang
Juvel George

Receptionists:
Lilah Tonga
Florina Isaako
Angie Marshall
Dinah Rika

Health Care Assistant:
Vivian Wong

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$20.00
18-24 years$32.00
25-44 years$32.00
45-64 years$32.00
65+ years$30.00

All consultations for CSC Holders 18+ $19.50

ACC Adult: $25.00

ACC 14-17: $15.00  CSC $10

ACC Under 14: Free

Fees are based on a 15 minute consult for enrolled and funded patients. There may be extra charges for extended consultations, materials and procedures.

Nurse Consultation:  $15.00

For patients who are NOT ENROLLED with our practice our fees are:

Under 14: Free

Child 14-17: $25 with Community Card, $30 without.

Adult: $40 with Community Card, $55 without.

ACC surcharge: $30.00

Fees for non-residents: $55. 

SATURDAY CLINICS INCUR A SURCHARGE OF $10 FOR THOSE AGED 13 AND ABOVE

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month the clinic is closed for a staff meeting between: 1pm and 2.15pm.

** Due to Covid response patients must call for an appointment/telephone triage before presenting until further notice . 

After hours advice is available on our practice phone number: (09) 570 2999. Your call will be answered by a nurse. For emergencies, please ring 111.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Open 24 Dec (8:00 AM – 1:00 PM). Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 30 Dec (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 31 Dec (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM). Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan — 7 Jan.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: White Cross Urgent Care & GP - Lunn Ave.

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

For Covid testing only

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

Bahasa Melayu, English, Malay, Malayalam, Telugu

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  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step…

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Wheelchair Access

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283 Penrose Road
Mt Wellington
Auckland 1060

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283 Penrose Road
Mt Wellington
Auckland 1060

Postal Address

PO Box 62047
Sylvia Park
Auckland 1644

This page was last updated at 2:40PM on November 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mt Wellington Family Health Centre.