The Doctors Birkenhead
Primary Healthcare Service
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.
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.
We have three General Practitioners and a team of Practice Nurses.
Enrolling new patients
This practice is enrolling new patients.
Our enrolment capacity is currently limited, please phone or email reception to discuss availability
Enrolled Patient Fees - Medical Consultations
|Under 14 years||FREE|
|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
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
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.
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Online Booking URL
- Enrolment Form (PDF, 506.4 KB)
(09) 419 2180
(09) 419 2182
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.
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.Book an Appointment
121 Birkenhead Avenue
121 Birkenhead Avenue
121 Birkenhead Avenue
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This page was last updated at 1:53PM on November 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by The Doctors Birkenhead.