The recent measles outbreak has been a reminder of what can happen when people are not vaccinated.
The shingles vaccine is funded for those over 65 years .
For more information, see www.immune.org.nz
Now available for individuals between 13-25 yrs who are entering or currently living in boarding hostels, halls of residence, military barracks or prisons.This vaccine will protect against the meningitis strains ACWY, these are commonly spread via saliva, sharing drinks and living close together.
Please call and speak to a nurse for more information if yo think this is for you or your child’s to arrange an appointment
If it is a medical emergency, phone 111.
If you require urgent care, please phone the medical centre from 8 am. We will either arrange an appointment for you to be seen that day, or arrange for a nurse or doctor to phone you back.
You can phone the practice at any time of the day or night. After Hours you will be connected to Healthline and a registered nurse will advise you about whether you need to be seen immediately at the 24 hour surgery, or can wait until the following day.
The 24 hour surgery is located on the corner of Madras St and Bealey Ave, entrance is off Dollans Lane. Click here for a location map.
If you are concerned that you are not being seen in a timely manner, please request that a nurse phones you back to discuss your symptoms.