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The Doctors Huapai

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

The Doctors Huapai - formerly Huapai Family Medical Practice 

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

Consultation Times are by appointment only. Our standard GP and nurse consultation time is 15 minutes. One or two issues can be dealt with per 15 minute visit. Please make a double appointment if you have multiple health issues to discuss - advise reception when booking.

We acknowledge that at times it can be hard to get an appointment on the day that you would like. This is due to practice patient numbers increasing and the rapid growth of new housing in the area. Please help us by booking routine appointments two or three days in advance and be willing to be flexible so that we can provide daily appointments for emergencies.

Please also let us know if you are unable to make your appointment so that we are able to offer it to someone else.  Due to demand for appointments, missed appointments will be charged if we are not notified.

Patient Facilities

The Doctors Huapai is fully accessible for those with disabilities and in wheelchairs. We have ample parking behind the medical centre and disabled toilet facilities. Please let us know when booking an appointment if you will require any assistance on arrival.

 

Doctors at Huapai 

Dr Mauri Smits 

Mauri is a Dutch trained GP with special interests in cardiovascular risk management and evidence based medicine. With two small children, she is experienced in family medicine and very much enjoys the continuity of care that general practice offers.  

Mauri is available for appointments 4 days a week at The Doctors Huapai.

Dr Karen Liu

Karen studied medicine at the University of Southampton, UK before moving to New Zealand five years ago. Karen is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Karen is available for appointments 4 days a week at The Doctors Huapai.

Dr Charles Sanders

Dr Charles Sanders trained at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He came to New Zealand in 1966 with his family to work for The Doctors New Lynn. He is a clinical lecturer at Auckland University in the Department of General Practice. Diving medicine, minor surgery, geriatrics, wellness and healthy aging are just some of his particular fields of interest.

Charles is available for appointments 1 day a week at The Doctors Huapai.

Dr Malcolm Miller

Dr Malcolm Miller has joined the team in June 2019. 

Malcolm is available for appointments 3 days a week at The Doctors Huapai.

Sonya Curd, Nurse Practitioner

We have Sonya Curd, a Nurse Practitioner joining the team at the beginning of July 2019. 

A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an Advanced Registered Nurse who has completed extra qualifications to administer patient care.  An NP is qualified to examine patients, diagnose illness and provide treatment including prescribing medication, similar to a Registrar GP. Nurse Practitioners work in collaboration with our GPs.

Sonya will be available for appointments 4 days a week at The Doctors Huapai.

 

Additional Services:

Norwest Podiatry
Podiatrist available for referrals and private consultations. Available Monday - Friday.
 
The Hand Institute
Hand physiotherapy and hand surgeon, ACC and private consultations.
 
Pure Ultrasound
Urgent and same week appointments available for ultrasound examinations including all musculoskeletal, general, small parts and vascular ultrasound scans. 
Available for ACC and private consults.
Available Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings.
 

General Practitioners

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Wed 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For out of hours service, please call 09 412 9133 and you will be put through to the after hours nursing service for advice and told who the doctor on call is if needed.

We offer a late evening clinic every week on a Thursday.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Westgate Medical Centre.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Dutch, Mandarin

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 years$0
14-17 yearsCSC Holder $12.50, Non CSC Holder $20
18-24 yearsCSC Holder $18.50, Non CSC Holder $35
25-44 yearsCSC Holder $18.50, Non CSC Holder $49
45-64 yearsCSC Holder $18.50, Non CSC Holder $49
65+ yearsCSC Holder $18.50, Non CSC Holder $40

Casual Patient Standard Consultation Charges.

0 - 13 years        $45.00

14 - 17 years      $65.00

18+ years          $85.00

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Document Downloads

  • Enrolment Form (PDF, 255.8 KB)
    Please complete both pages and email or bring along to your appointment with your passport or birth certificate and proof of address, such as a utility bill.
  • Medical Questionnaire (DOCX, 16.3 KB)
    Please complete prior to your first visit to us.
  • Travel Questionnaire (DOCX, 13.8 KB)
    Questionnaire to be completed prior to appointment re: travel and vaccines. This must be completed in plenty of time to enable the doctor to review prior to consult.

Contact Details

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321-323 Main Road
Huapai
Kumeu
Auckland 0810

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Street Address

321-323 Main Road
Huapai
Kumeu
Auckland 0810

Postal Address

321-323 Main Road
Huapai
Kumeu 0810

This page was last updated at 9:36AM on June 10, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by The Doctors Huapai.