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Victoria Avenue Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients. Please call the practice for more information.

 

 

To access Covid-19 testing in Otago and Southland, please call 0800 VIRUS-19 (0800 847 8719).
Call centre operates 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday and  8:30 to 4pm weekends and holidays.

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling (note this is not funded by Ministry of Health and there will be a charge, unless for essential worker travel).  Please call to book an appointment.

Description

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

 

Staff
Our team is made up of 4 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Claire Hill

Nursing Staff: Leigh & Sue

Receptionist: Jane, Morgane & Sian

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$46
18-24 years$56
25-44 years$56
45-64 years$56
65+ years$56

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

NOTE: There are two medical practices at this address: 'Victoria Avenue Medical Centre' and "Gaius Family Health" seeing Dr Jorhi's patients.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), Southland Anniversary (11 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Invercargill After Hours Doctors.

Services Provided

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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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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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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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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Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. This includes women who have been…

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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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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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Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

60 Victoria Avenue
Avenal
Invercargill 9810

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60 Victoria Avenue
Avenal
Invercargill 9810

This page was last updated at 5:11PM on June 4, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Victoria Avenue Medical Centre.