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Ranolf Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service



Ranolf Medical is a large, modern and innovative medical practice situated in the heart of Rotorua, New Zealand.

We have a core team of GPs,  Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Prescribers, Practice Nurses, Medical Centre Assistants and Administration staff. We are also a teaching practice and regularly have a Registrar in the practice for 6 month periods.  Our medical team are health professionals with diverse skills who provide expert quality care and friendly advice to individuals and families in our community.



Our team is made up of 8 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager:

Nursing Staff:

Caerlie Picken, Nurse Team Leader, Nurse Practitioner
Ros Rowarth, Nurse Practitioner
Rosanna Senior, Nurse Prescriber
Julie Turner, Practice Nurse
Athena Corneal, Practice Nurse
Nicky Bateman, Practice Nurse
Jennifer Brake, Practice Nurse
Lisa Adlam, Practice Nurse

Medical Centre Assistants:

Chanelle O'Bryan, MCA Team Leader
Ian McGrath, MCA
Tiffany Murrell, MCA


Sharon Miller, Admin Team Leader
Chrissy Merriman, Finance and Business Support
Laura Roberts, Admin Project Support
Trish Park, Senior Admin/Typist
Julie Green, Senior Admin
Esmeralda Hutchison, Senior Admin
Tania Crawford, Receptionist
Bronwyn Evans, Receptionist
Sam Rigney, Receptionist
Rebecca Knowles, Receptionist

General Practitioners


Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Lakes PrimeCare – Accident & Urgent Medical Care Centre.

Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access


Languages Spoken



Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 years$0.00
14-17 years$12.50 - $31.00
18-24 years$18.50 - $39.00
25-44 years$18.50 - $40.00
45-64 years$18.50 - $40.00
65+ years$18.50 - $38.00


Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Surgery

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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…


Cervical Screening

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Patient Portal

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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…


Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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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…



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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59 Ranolf Street
Bay Of Plenty 3010

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Street Address

59 Ranolf Street
Bay Of Plenty 3010

Postal Address

PO Box 442
Rotorua 3040

This page was last updated at 12:44PM on August 27, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Ranolf Medical Centre.