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Taupo Health Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Description

We are a community focused health centre offering a full range of general practice services as well as minor surgery, accident and emergency, plastering, cryotherapy, ear suctioning, immunisations and much more.

We join with other GPs in Taupo to provide a 24 hour emergency service throughout the year for urgent conditions arising outside normal surgery hours.

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

Practice Manager: Cheryl Clark

Nursing Staff: Sue vanMierlo Nurse Practitioner, Caroline Clarke Nurse Manager, Aude Tangney, Rebecca Negus, Sue Monkman, Dale Byers, Annette Doig, Sirpa Lajunen, Berrie O'Connor, Elizabeth Tautala, Louise Blyth, Debbie Lecky and Angela Sickler,

Receptionist: Madeline Ridley, Paula Limbrick, Karen Foster, Helen Dooley, Jan Kosterman and Heather Harris

Administration: Tracy Hart, Leonie Bowyer,  Angela Fenson and Jenny Hoblyn

Medical Care Assistants: Margaret Wainscott and Kelly Bowden, Carla Crowe and Michelle Tuapawa

Current Locums: Dr Ian Lord, Dr Sally Monk, & Dr Ian Monk

General Practitioners

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

After Hours: phone GP and follow instructions. Call will be diverted to whichever surgery is on duty or transferred to an after hours service who can contact a GP on call

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (10 Apr), Easter Sunday (12 Apr), ANZAC Day (27 Apr), Queen's Birthday (1 Jun), Labour Day (26 Oct). Open Easter Monday (13 Apr, 8:30 AM – 6:00 AM).

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$12.00
18-24 years$18.00
25-44 years$18.00
45-64 years$18.00
65+ years$18.00
ACC Consultations  
 Registered patient with no CSC or HUHC $25 (Surcharge may apply) 
 Registered patient with CSC or HUHC $22 (Surcharge may apply) 

 

Nurse consultations  $10 

 

Patients not registered with this surgery (Casuals)  
 Adult woth no CSC or HUHC $65 
 Overseas visitor $85 
 Adult with CSC or HUHC $30
 Under 13 years old FREE 
 Youth 13 to 18 years old with no CSC or HUHC $35 
 Youth 13 to 18 years old with CSC or HUHC $25
 ACC with no CSC or HUHC $40
 ACC with CSC or HUHC $25 

 

Consultations by the duty doctor after 5.00pm and weekends are classed as afterhours

Afterhours 
Registered Adult with no CSC or HUHC $60 
Casual Adult with no CSC or HUHC $75 
Registered Adult with CSC or HUHC $35 
Casual Adult with CSC or HUHC  $40 
Registered youth (13 to 18 years old) with no CSC or HUHC                    $40 
Casual youth (13 to 18 years old) with no CSC or HUHC       $45 
Registered youth (13 to 18 years old) with CSC or HUHC                    $30 
Casual youth (13 to 18 years old) with CSC or HUHC       $35 
Overseas visitor  $95 
12 years and under remain FREE afterhours

 

ACC  $40 (surcharge may apply) 
Public Holidays  May incur up to a $15 extra charge 
After 9pm  $10 extra charge 

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Immunisation

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ECG

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Lab Results

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113 Heuheu Street
Taupo
Waikato 3330

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Street Address

113 Heuheu Street
Taupo
Waikato 3330

Postal Address

PO Box 747
Taupo 3351

This page was last updated at 11:08AM on January 9, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Taupo Health Centre.