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Wanaka Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Description

Wanaka Medical is a rural general practice providing high quality medical care including accident and emergency services, to the Wanaka Community.

Staff
Our team is made up of 12 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Jan Gillespie

Office Manager and Reception Team Leader: Clare Clarke

Nursing Staff:

  • Maureen McNeill
  • Stephanie Still
  • Bridget Adams
  • Carol Hannon
  • Ceri Orbell
  • Chris Colbourne
  • Leigh Cashen
  • Ros Nelson
  • Lizzie Burdon
  • Pip Ransom
  • Holly Davies
  • Kerri Evans

Receptionists:

  • Leah Wheeler
  • Lorri Pihama
  • Emma Breen
  • Ellie Morris
  • Anita Thayer
  • Suzette Verwey
  • Michelle Thayer
  • Kathleen Fraser

General Practitioners

Hours

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat – Sun 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Doctors’ consultations are between 8.30am and 5pm.

You may contact us by phone from 8.30am until 6pm.

WEEKENDS:

  • Weekends are shared with Aspiring Medical Centre on an alternating basis.
  • Weekend clinics operate between 9am - 12pm and 3pm - 6pm.

AFTER HOURS: 

After hours medical care is administered by Wanaka After Hours and contracts doctors from both Wanaka Medical and Aspiring Medical Centre.  Phone calls to the either medical centre will be taken by the NURSE TRIAGE SERVICE and directed appropriately.  THERE IS ALWAYS A DOCTOR ON CALL.

Public Holidays: Closed Otago Anniversary (23 Mar). Open Easter Sunday (21 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Labour Day (28 Oct, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Good Friday (10 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Monday (13 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), ANZAC Day (27 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (1 Jun, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM).

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

We welcome new patient enrolments

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

 

  MONDAY - FRIDAY
8 AM - 6 PM

REGISTERED NZ VISITORS OVERSEAS
MEDICAL  ACC MEDICAL ACC MEDICAL ACC
Under 6 Years $0 $0 $45 $0 $133 $0
6 - 13 Years $0 $0 $55 $0 $140 $0
14 - 17 Years $32 $27 $75 $55 $140 $100
18 - 24 Years $37 $37 $90 $65 $170 $120
25 Years & over $52 $42 $90 $65 $170 $120

 WEEKEND & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
8 AM - 6 PM

 
 REGISTERED NZ VISITORS   OVERSEAS  
MEDICAL  ACC MEDICAL ACC MEDICAL ACC
 Under 6 Years $0 $0 $45 $0 $130 $0
6 - 13 Years $0 $0 $0 (NZ)
$100 (UK)
$0 $150 $0
14 - 17 Years $60 $50 $100 $65 $150 $95
18 - 24 Years $75 $65 $120 $85 $200 $130
25 Years & over $95 $65 $125 $85 $200 $130

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IUCD Insertion

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Patient Portal

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Vasectomy

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Liquid Nitrogen

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ECG

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23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka
OTA 9305

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Street Address

23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka
OTA 9305

Postal Address

Wanaka Lakes Health Centre
23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka 9305

This page was last updated at 1:21PM on August 5, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Wanaka Medical Centre.