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Otautau Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

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.

Staff

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).

General Practitioners

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Note: Closed for lunch break between 1230 - 1330hrs - Daily

After Hours:

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.

Books

Open

This practice is taking on new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$33.50
18-24 years$33.50
25-44 years$33.50
45-64 years$33.50
65+ years$33.50

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.

Services

Adult and Child Medical Care

Your GP's surgery is far more than a place to go when you are feeling unwell and needing a quick cure. The doctor who sees you has gone through an…

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Minor Accident Care

Primary care practices offer a range of services and are able to deal with most minor accident care. If they are not able to deal with an injury they will…

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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

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…

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Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…

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IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…

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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

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 20 and 70. This includes women who have been…

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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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Contact Details

3 Chester Street, Otautau

Dunedin - South Otago

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3 Chester Street
Otautau
Southland 9610

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Street Address

3 Chester Street
Otautau
Southland 9610

Postal Address

PO Box 100
Otautau 9641

This page was last updated at 10:37AM on February 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Otautau Medical Centre.