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MediCross Urgent Care & GP Clinic

Primary Healthcare - Accident & Medical Service

Today

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your healthcare provider.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test. Please call the practice for more information.

Community Testing Centre

Please call to book an appointment: (06) 759 8915

Description

We are an Urgent Care and multi-doctor General Practice Centre providing caring and professional health care to the people of New Plymouth and beyond.

We have a broad range of Family Medical and Specialist services along with on-site X-ray facilities and Pharmacy.

Our extended opening hours and walk-in clinic allow easy access for your convenience as well as urgent medical care.

Our purpose is to provide for, maintain and to promote happy, healthy people.

Staff

Our team is made up of GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and other health professionals.

Doctors

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment, Walk in

Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Hours

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

After Hours: Call clinic phone for details or Taranaki Hospital ED. Christmas Day 10:00am to 6:00pm. Otherwise, open every day.

 

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 7 Jan.

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Sun9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Easter Monday (18 Apr). Open Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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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Minor Accident Care

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Cervical Screening

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ECG

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IUCD Insertion

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Lab Results

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Immigration Medicals

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Immunisation

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Liquid Nitrogen

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Minor Surgery

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Patient Portal

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Spirometry

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

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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8 Egmont Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

8 Egmont Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

PO Box 855
Taranaki Mail Centre
New Plymouth 4340

This page was last updated at 8:39AM on November 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by MediCross Urgent Care & GP Clinic.