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Waitara Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

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

If you are getting a flu, MMR or other vaccine, it will affect timing of the COVID-19 vaccination. Please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients between 1pm - 2pm weekdays. Please call the practice for more information but please do not come into the practice.

Community Testing Centre

If you need a covid test please call the surgery.The next available appointment will be made for you. At time of your appointment please wait in the car do not come into the surgery, the nurse will come down to you. Please Note the testing is only done between 1-2pm weekdays.

Description

Our Waitara doctors and nurses can help you with all of your health care needs.
We provide modern, convenient and continuous care.

Staff

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

Practice Manager: Kathryn Smith

Nursing Staff: Olivia Healey (Nurse Leader) , Tegan Smith ( Nurse Prescriber), Lydia Thorby, Rebecca Salter, Jenni Liddall, Kirsten Lawrence

Receptionist: Vanessa Lowl, Janet Bunn, Rose Sutherland, Sue Cox and Shirlene Matthews.

Doctors

How do I access this service?

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Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$13.00
18-24 years$19.50
25-44 years$19.50
45-64 years$19.50
65+ years$19.50

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Thu8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Please note the surgery is closed between Christmas and New year. It re-opens on the 5th January 2022 but will be closing at 3pm until Monday 10 January 2022, Normal hours will then resume.

Public Holidays: Closed 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 (8:30 AM – 5:30 AM). Open 21 Dec (8:30 AM – 5:30 AM). Open 22 Dec (8:30 AM – 5:30 AM). Open 23 Dec (8:30 AM – 5:30 AM). Open 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan (8:30 AM – 3:00 AM). Open 6 Jan (8:30 AM – 3:00 AM). Open 7 Jan (8:30 AM – 3:00 AM).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Phoenix Urgent Doctors.

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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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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COVID-19 Vaccination

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…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Patient Portal

A patient portal is a secure online tool provided by GP practices that can allow convenient access to your health information as well as interaction with the practice e.g. booking…

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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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Telehealth Consultation

  • Telehealth consultations for enrolled patients only
  • Phone consultations

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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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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

All New Zealand children are entitled to 11 free health checks from birth to three years. The checks aim to ensure that children are growing and developing as well as…

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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Corner McLean Street and Grey Street
Waitara
Taranaki 4320

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Street Address

Corner McLean Street and Grey Street
Waitara
Taranaki 4320

Postal Address

PO Box 30, Waitara

This page was last updated at 3:57PM on December 1, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitara Medical Centre.