Medical Centre Services update Apr 07 2020 Thank you everyone for being so patient with us during these trying times. If you have any health concerns (not just Coronavirus related) please do call us or book a telephone appointment on manage my health or Easy booking on our website. All appointments start with a telephone consult and the GP may then arrange a video consult or a safe face to face if required. Normal fees apply for the initial telephone consult but if you have financial concerns currently then please let your GP know. Don’t let it put you off getting your health concerns looked at. We have also enabled email consults on Manage my health so you can contact your GP for non-urgent consultations ($50 fee applies). Email email@example.com or phone us if you are not on Manage My health and we can easily set you up. If you are unwell or have any concerns please do call us 04 380 8855. If you are struggling with your mental health you can book a telephone consultation with our GPs or you can text or free call 1737 the national telehealth service www.1737.org.nz Driver’s medicals and WINZ medical certificates are being rolled over so don’t worry about these until after the lock down. Childhood immunisations are continuing at the Medical centre. To keep us all safe patients suspected of having Coronavirus are not brought inside the medical centre. Repeat Prescriptions can be ordered through Manage My Health or when you ring the medical centre on the script line Option 1. All prescriptions have to be faxed (no extra fee) to your local pharmacy so make sure you tell us which pharmacy you use. Flu vaccinations – if you are over 65yrs, pregnant or are eligible for a free flu vaccine because of a chronic health condition then please call to book. We are running clinics in a local hall with safe distancing but bookings through the medical centre are essential. The Ministry of health have advised at this stage flu vaccines will be available to the general public after 27 April but this is dependent on vaccines being available so please check closer to the time. To pay for your scripts and all services please pay on line with reference being your name. Account number for payments 03 0558 0166886 26 Opening hours during lockdown are 8.00am - 5.00pm. Closed Saturdays and Easter stat days. Remember to stay home to protect us all but call us if you are unwell and need an appointment. Keep Safe and Be Kind.