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The Doctors Silver Fern

Primary Healthcare Service


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

To make an appointment please call us or use the link below.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your healthcare provider.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients via The Doctors Waimauku at 6 Waimauku Station Rd.   Please call the practice for more information.


Health 365

Health 365 bookings are currently turned off for all our sites due to some changes being made. We aim to have these up and running before the end of July. Please phone us for appointments in the meantime. Apologies for the inconvenience.

We are a Cornerstone Accredited Practice. The achievement of a Cornerstone Accredited practice signifies a practice's commitment to patients by meeting legal/safety and essential standards set down by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. This ensures you receive high quality care.

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

Our surgery is located in the main shopping centre in Waimauku, next door to the Waimauku Village Pharmacy, and opposite the supermarket.

Consultations are by appointment only, but we always try to deal with emergencies when they arise. Our standard consultation time is 15 minutes. Double consults by request incur an additional fee. We endeavour to keep to time, but being a rural practice, delays due to medical need and fit-in emergencies will occur.

Nursing Staff:  Nikki, Sharlene, Haley, Deanne, Rebecca, Emily, Karen and Paulette
Receptionists:  Linda, Tania, Katie and Cosh
Administrator: Kathleen and Medical Centre Manager: Lael

* In addition to the services mentioned below, we also offer the services of driving medicals, family planning and pregnancy, sexual health, and Waimauku Village Pharmacy is situated next door. 

Patients are able to have a support person present during a consultation.


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees as of May 2021

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$35.00
18-24 years$35.00
25-44 years$53.00
45-64 years$53.00
65+ years$53.00
Age Range       

ACC Casual Patient

ACC First Consultation
Under 14 yrs FREE FREE
14-24 $45.00 $30.00
25+ $45.00 $37.00

Enrolled Patients with CSC (Consults and ACC)

Under 14      FREE

14-17           $13.00

18+              $19.00

Casual Non-funded Patients (NZ Residents) Payable before Consultation

Under 14        Free

14-17             $68.00

18+                $90.00

Overseas Visitors   $100.00

For a newly enrolled patient to Silver Fern Medical the first visit is generally "not yet funded". In this case the first consult fee will be $90 or $70 with a Community Services Card (CSC).

Payment is expected on the day of consultation. Late payments may incur administration charges. We accept cash, cheques, EFT POS, Visa and Mastercard.

If you DNA - 'Did Not Attend' your appointment without notifying us, you will be charged for that appointment.

Subsidiary services

Nurse Consultation $30.00
Nurse Consultation Visitor $45.00
Phone Script $25.00 (Next Day)
Same Day / Urgent Script Surcharge $10.00

Blood pressure only $10.00
Pregnancy test $10.00
Ear syringing $30.00

Ear Syringing Visitor $50.00
ECG $40.00
Liquid nitrogen $25.00
Complex wound management/dressings $7.00-$15.00
Excision of skin lesion $280 (Multiple moles at doctors’ discretion)
IUD insertion $100.00

Jadelle Insertion $150.00

Employment Medical start at $100

Insurance Medical $170.00
Driving medical $85.00
Aviation Medical Class 1 $400.00

Aviation Medical Class 2 $240.00

B12 injection/iron $15.00
Depo provera injection $25.00
Chickenpox vaccine $85.00
Rotavirus vaccine (oral) $80.00
Gardasil vaccine FREE (funded for 12-27 year olds)
Gardasil vaccine $143.00(unfunded for over 27 year olds)


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue – Thu8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:30 PM


Saturday morning clinic is available at Waimauku Doctors site for same day appointments only.

What happens if I need to see a doctor outside of these hours?

There are several options locally for provision of care out of normal opening hours. This partly depends on how urgent the problem is.

If you have an emergency please DO NOT contact the surgery but dial 111.

If your problem is fairly urgent (e.g. needs to be dealt with that day and cannot wait until the opening of the surgery the next day) then there are several choices.

If you are an enrolled patient you may call the surgery number Ph 411 5222 and be transferred through to our triage line for advice from our on call Nurse and Doctor.

Waitakere Hospital (open 24 hours), or North Shore Hospital (open 24 hours).

Our palliative care patients are cared for by the doctors at our surgery 24 hours a day and may contact the palliative care team (09 8349755) or phone the doctors directly on their cell phones.

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), 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 — 25 Dec. Closed 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 1 Jan. Closed 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

8:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

Mon8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

To make an appointment please call us or use the link below.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau…


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Unit C12 Waimauku Village
5-19 Factory Road
Waitakere City 0812

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5-19 Factory Road
Waitakere City 0812

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5-19 Factory Road
Waitakere City 0812

This page was last updated at 3:33PM on November 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by The Doctors Silver Fern.