Otautau Medical Centre
Primary Healthcare Service
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Mission Statement: To provide primary health care to the communities of Otautau, Nightcaps and their surrounding district.
The Otautau Community Health Trust and Otautau Health Limited were created so that the community would have sustainable and continuous access to primary health care services. We continually strive to ensure that the services are delivered.
Our team is made up of 2 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:
Practice Manager: Natalie Carran
Nursing Staff: Kerry, Nicola, Pip and Nikki
Receptionist: Dulcie and Anita
Our services include: GP & Nurse consults, Driver's License and Insurance Medicals, Drug Testing, Smoking Cessation and Ear Syringing (see full list of services below).
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Note: Closed for lunch break between 1230 - 1330hrs - Daily
Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
This practice is taking on new patients.
Enrolled Patient Fees
|Under 14 years||FREE|
Listed fees are for a standard appointment. Standard sessions occur during working hours.
These fees apply to enrolled patients. Charges are different for casual patients.
Adult and Child Medical Care
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- Otautau Medical Centre Information Leaflet (PDF, 265.1 KB)
Dunedin - South Otago
(03) 225 8099
(03) 225 8060
3 Chester Street
3 Chester Street
PO Box 100
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This page was last updated at 12:04PM on October 9, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Otautau Medical Centre.