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Tuatapere Medical Centre

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Description

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

Consultations are by appointment only.

 

Staff

Our team is made up of 2 Nurse Practitioners and 2 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”):

Nurse Practitioners: Amanda McCracken and Kirsty Lewis

Nursing Staff: Paula Anderson, Kate Egerton, Jayne Blair-Edie, Tracey Barnett, Olivia Gorton & Lisa Dennison

Manager: Jo Sanford

Office Manager: Helen McLean

Receptionists: Helen McLean and Sue Edgerton

We also offer the services of a physiotherapist, podiatrist and mental health brief intervention service. Please phone the practice for available appointments.

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Clinic phone goes through to an after hours service

Note: Lunch Break closed between: 1230 - 1330hrs - Daily

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Languages Spoken

English

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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Repeat Prescriptions

Each GP surgery or primary care practice will have its own procedure for repeat prescribing but the following rules are common to most, if not all. Patients who are well-known…

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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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Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…

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IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…

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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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Contact Details

  • Phone

    (03) 226 6123

  • Fax

    (03) 226 6348

  • Healthlink EDI

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69A Orawia Road
Tuatapere
Southland 9620

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Street Address

69A Orawia Road
Tuatapere
Southland 9620

Postal Address

PO Box 10
Tuatapere 9642

This page was last updated at 9:53AM on July 5, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Tuatapere Medical Centre.