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Wanaka Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

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

Covid testing hours

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Please call us first on 443 0710. A nurse will call you back to arrange a time for you to be tested.

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 13 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

General Manager: Michael James

Patient Operations Leader: Clare Clarke

Nurse and Quality Leader: Maureen McNeill

Finance and Business Support Leader: Anne McLeod

Nursing Staff:

  • Maureen McNeill
  • Stephanie Still
  • Bridget Adams
  • Carol Hannon
  • Ceri Orbell
  • Chris Colbourne
  • Ros Nelson
  • Lizzie Burdon
  • Pip Ransom
  • Emma Burnell

Phlebotomist:

  • Holly Davies

Health Care Assistants:

  • Kerri Evans
  • Ellie Morris

Receptionists/Administrators:

  • Clare Clarke
  • Leah Wheeler
  • Emma Breen
  • Anita Thayer
  • Suzette Verwey
  • Kathleen Fraser
  • Katie Ross
  • Nicola Peterson
  • Emily Black

General Practitioners

Hours

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

WEEKEND AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:

  • Clinics operate between 9am - 12pm and 3pm - 6pm.
  • Clinics alternate between Wanaka Medical and Aspiring Medical Centre (both practices are located at Wanaka Lakes Health Centre)

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 Waitangi Day (Observed 8/2/21) (8 Feb), Easter Sunday (4 Apr), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun). Open Labour Day (26 Oct, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Otago Anniversary (22 Mar, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Good Friday (2 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Monday (5 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

English

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

We welcome new patient enrolments

Fees

 

  MONDAY - FRIDAY
8 AM - 6 PM

REGISTERED NZ VISITORS OVERSEAS
MEDICAL  ACC MEDICAL ACC MEDICAL ACC
Under 6 Years $0 $0 $50 $0 $135 $0
6 - 13 Years $0 $0 $60 $0 $145 $0
14 - 17 Years $33 $27 $80 $60 $145 $105
18 - 24 Years $42 $40 $95 $70 $175 $125
25 Years & over $55 $43 $95 $70 $175 $125

 WEEKEND & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
8 AM - 6 PM

 
 REGISTERED NZ VISITORS   OVERSEAS  
MEDICAL  ACC MEDICAL ACC MEDICAL ACC
 Under 6 Years $0 $0 $0 $0 $150 $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

 A standard medical consult charge is based on a 15 minute appointment.

There may be further charges for longer appointments, further testing, materials, laboratory fees etc.

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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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 9:36AM on October 1, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Wanaka Medical Centre.