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Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients. Please call the practice for more information.

Covid testing hours

104 Onslow Street, Kawerau

Mon – Fri1:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Patients MUST ring our clinic and talk to a nurse about getting a covid test and if necessary will be given an appointment time to come for a swab.   

Description

We are a family centred surgery offering a full range of general practice services to you and your family. 

We offer appointments either face-to-face or phone consults. 

 

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

Practice Manager: Christine Yeoman

Nursing Staff: Jackie, Jeanette, Shannin, Tracy, Michele, Vivi, Jolene

Health Care Assistant:  Sarah

Receptionists: Tracey, Sheila, Julianne

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Tue8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wed – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

After Hours: phone GP practice and follow instructions. Caller will be transferred to an after hours service who shall direct them

Note: The clinic has a staff meeting every second month, and will be closed between 1200 -1400 hrs on that day

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 yearsFree
18-24 years$19.50
25-44 years$19.50
45-64 years$19.50
65+ years$19.50

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Immunisation

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

104 Onslow Street
Kawerau
Bay Of Plenty 3127

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Street Address

104 Onslow Street
Kawerau
Bay Of Plenty 3127

Postal Address

PO Box 102
Kawerau 3169

This page was last updated at 8:20AM on October 19, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Tarawera Medical Centre.