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Taupo Medical Centre Ltd

Primary Healthcare Service

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Description

At the Taupō Medical Centre we provide excellent health care services and promise to do our very best, to ensure that you and your family stay healthy and well.

Our team of professional medical practitioners, nurses, locum GPs, nurse practitioners, medical centre assistants and support staff give our patients 24 hour emergency cover, 365 days per year with an after-hours service provided through a town wide roster of Taupō doctors.  

 

Staff

Our team is made up of 9 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Helena Watts

Nurse Practitioners: 2

Practice Nurses: 13 

Receptionists: 5 

Medical Centre Assistants: 4 

Administration Staff: 7

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: phone your practice (07 3784080) 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 on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Maori, Language Line - Telephone Interpreting Service

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsfree
14-17 years$13.00
18-24 years$19.00
25-44 years$19.00
45-64 years$19.00
65+ years$19.00

Please note that the above fees are only relevant during normal business hours. There are additional charges for after hours and public holidays

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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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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Vasectomy

If a man decides he does not want to father children, he may choose to have a vasectomy which is a simple and effective method of sterilisation.
During this surgical…

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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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Patient Portal

A patient portal is a secure online tool provided by GP practices that can allow convenient access to your health information as well as interaction with the practice e.g. booking…

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Immigration Medicals

Applicants for New Zealand visas may be required to provide medical and chest x-ray certificates to demonstrate an acceptable standard of health. Immigration New Zealand uses eMedical, an online platform…

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Contact Details

117 Heuheu Street
Taupo 3330

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Street Address

117 Heuheu Street
Taupo 3330

Postal Address

PO Box 242
Taupo 3351

This page was last updated at 11:58AM on July 23, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Taupo Medical Centre Ltd.