Pōkeno Family Health
Primary Healthcare Service
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.
Pōkeno Family Health is a health centre with doctors serving communities in Pōkeno, Tuakau, Mercer, Te Kauwhata and Pukekohe. With a team of friendly professionals, we try our best to work towards your best possible health outcomes.
Open 5 days a week, we pride ourselves on providing timely, convenient and attentive care for the community. We have pharmacy, physiotherapy and podiatry services available.
Enrolling new patients
This practice is enrolling new patients.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you
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 — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan — 7 Jan.
Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Counties Urgent Care.
Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 4:00 PM|
Please call the clinic, the administration team will confirm an appointment time and direct you where to come. We ask for your patience as our clinical team works through the appointment schedule.
Afrikaans, English, Bahasa Melayu, Hokkien, Indonesian, Swahili (Kiswahili), Tagalog
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Online Booking URL
(09) 558 1294
31 Great South Road
31 Great South Road
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This page was last updated at 3:24PM on November 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Pokeno Family Health.