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Covid-19 testing

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The practice may provide Covid-19 testing if there is capacity. Please call to enquire 09 419 2180.

 

Please refer to a list of other testing services available.

Description

We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare to you and your family.

Consultations are by appointment only. Our standard consultation time is 15 minutes.

Staff 
We have three General Practitioners and a team of Practice Nurses. 

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Our enrolment capacity is currently limited, please phone or email reception to discuss availability

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees - Medical Consultations

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$30.00 or $13 with CSC
18-24 years$60.00 or $19.50 with CSC
25-44 years$60.00 or $19.50 with CSC
45-64 years$60.00 or $19.50 with CSC
65+ years$57.00 or $19.50 with CSC

Reduced fees for Enrolled patients with a Community Services Card (CSC), as stated above

Different charges apply to casual and non-resident patients

Additional charges apply for procedures, materials and nurse consultations

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

After Hours:

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 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 30 Dec (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 31 Dec (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan — 7 Jan.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Shorecare Urgent Care Smales Farm.

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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Immunisation

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Cervical Screening

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ECG

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Spirometry

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

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Patient Portal

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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COVID-19: we want to help our patients get well and protect our staff and community.

In Levels 3 and 4, please do not present to the clinic if you are unwell without speaking to one of our staff first.

If you have cold or flu-like symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, fever, runny nose or sneezing, please contact the clinic to arrange a time to be swabbed by one of our team.

Swabbing is by appointment only. Please call us on 09 4192180.

COVID testing is FREE - you will not be charged for your swab unless you are travelling out of NZ.

 

YOUR SAFETY

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff is a priority for us, and so patients visiting for COVID-19 swabbing are directed to a different parking area, away from the main entrance.  Swabs are carried out in your car where possible, and if an assessment is required, this is done in an isolation room.  

This means that if you need to visit the clinic for another reason, for example your flu vaccine, you will not be exposed to any areas where COVID-19 swabbing is taking place.

Testing is a vital part of stopping the spread of COVID-19, and we are happy to be helping with this part of the response plan.

There is also a dedicated Healthline number for Coronavirus enquiries – 0800 358 5453. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

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121 Birkenhead Avenue
Birkenhead
Auckland 0626

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121 Birkenhead Avenue
Birkenhead
Auckland 0626

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Birkenhead
Auckland 0626

This page was last updated at 1:53PM on November 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by The Doctors Birkenhead.