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Waihopai Health Services

Primary Healthcare Service

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8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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

Description

Waihopai Health Services strives to provide you, our patients, with a people focused, timely general medical service of exemplary quality. Our health team is committed to the maintenance of the highest professional standards.

Waihopai Health Services encourages health promotion and disease prevention in a calm, courteous, compassionate and caring environment.

We will help you make informed decisions about your health. Our team is available to manage your acute and chronic medical needs. The information you share with us is regarded as a privilege. We will make every effort to protect your privacy and your confidential information.

We are proud to be locally owned and staffed by local doctors and nurses. We were established in 2001 after the amalgamation of the practices of Dr Stanley Mulvany (formerly Windsor Medical Centre - 1984) and Dr Sier Vermunt (formerly Gladstone Medical Centre - 1988).

 

Staff
Our team is made up of 6 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Directors: Dr Bryant Stout, Dr Sier Vermunt and Dr Dayna More

Clinical Manager: Dr Sally Dobbs.

Nursing Staff: Dr Sally Dobbs (Clinical Manager), Bridie Agate, Sara Corbin, Karen Russell, Polly Hanson-Friend and Pam Meredith

Administrator Manager: Lyn Clark

Administration Team: Lyn Clark (Administration Manager) and Cindy Davis (Administrator Assistance & Clinical Support)

Clinical Support: Barbara Pol,Toni Gibson and Rachael Katuke

General Practitioners

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Note: Invercargill After Hours Doctor on 03 218 8821

* Available by appointment only during evenings after 1800hrs

* Available on weekends and public holidays after 0900hrs

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

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

Languages Spoken

English

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

New patient enrolments will be accepted when meeting the following criteria:

  1. A resident who already has family members enrolled with Waihopai Health Services.
  2. Previous…

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Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees without Community Services Card

Under 14 yearsno charge
14-17 years$51.60
18-24 years$59.40
25-44 years$59.40
45-64 years$59.40
65+ years$59.40

Fifteen minute appointment for patients who are entitled to receive funding support as of 01/03/2020

  • Disbursement Costs additional to Consultation Fee. Click here for more information.
Standard Consultation Fees    
Enrolled CSC Casual CSC NO CSC
Under 14 years no charge 0-5 Years $56.40 $56.40
14-17 Years $13.05 6-17 Years $71.10 $76.80
18-24 Years  $19.05 18-24 Years  $76.80 $92.10
25-44 Years $19.05 25-44 Years $76.80 $92.10
45-64 Years $19.05 45-64 Years $76.80 $92.10
65 Years and Over $19.05 65 Years and Over $76.80 $92.10

Prescriptions
 All scripts are collected in person or sent to your nominated pharmacy- $20.50.

Charges for longer consultations, special procedures, medical supplies and letters will apply.

Subsidies are applicable to general medical services.

Medical Examinations for Drivers Licenses, Work place examinations etc, will incur a higher fee. Please ask for details.

 

Payment is expected on the day of consultation. Unpaid fees will incur an administration fee of $8.00. All Debt collection fees will be the responsibility of the account holder.

International Students and Non Resident Standard Consultation Fee

$100.00

Eligibility Criteria for Publicly Funded Medical Care

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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Contact Details

1 Herbert Street
Gladstone
Invercargill
Southland 9810

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Street Address

1 Herbert Street
Gladstone
Invercargill
Southland 9810

Postal Address

PO Box 6035
Invercargill 9810

This page was last updated at 12:39PM on September 10, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Waihopai Health Services.