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Whakatohea Health Centre

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GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

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

Testing for Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.

Description

Whakatōhea Health Centre provides whanau and community oriented primary healthcare services. We aim to provide quality general practice medical care in a timely, cost effective and culturally appropriate manner.  

We are a Cornerstone accredited practice, and our small friendly medical practice provides a range of services from a caring and experienced team. 

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is 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

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

What to do when Whakatohea Health Centre is closed. 

Remember, in an emergency call 111.

To speak with a registered nurse you can phone 07 315 6126 or Healthline on 0800 611 116.

A nurse-led clinic for acute and urgent primary medical care is open at the Opotiki Community Health Centre, 32a King Street, Opotiki;

Monday to Friday: 5.00pm to 10.00pm

Saturday/Sunday and Public Holidays: 8.00am to 10.00pm.

** Refer urgent patient to Opotiki Community Health Centre on 07 315 8500

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spirometry

Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much…

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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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

Opotiki Community Health Centre
32a King Street
Opotiki
Bay Of Plenty 3122

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Street Address

Opotiki Community Health Centre
32a King Street
Opotiki
Bay Of Plenty 3122

Postal Address

PO Box 210
Opotiki
3162

This page was last updated at 2:42PM on January 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Whakatohea Health Centre.