Amity Health Centre
Primary Healthcare Service
GP practice - enrolled patients only
This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients following telephone triage. Please phone the practice for more information.
General Public Covid-19 Testing
People in the Southern district with cold and flu symptoms who are seeking a COVID-19 test should call 0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) or their local GP for advice, and should stay at home. If you are offered a test for COVID-19, please take it. It will help us ensure we don't have community transmission, and help keep your friends, family and whānau safe. Regardless of where you are tested, COVID-19 testing is free of charge.
Call your GP or 0800 VIRUS19 or (0800 847 8719) to get tested. If you don't have a GP, or your GP does not offer COVID-19 tests, you can attend a ''designated practice'' for your test.
0800 VIRUS 19 Call Centre hours:
9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday
9.00am to 12.00pm, Weekends
At Amity Health Centre we aim to provide high quality patient-centred health care in an environment where our patients feel comfortable and respected regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or culture.
We provide a comprehensive range of general practice services to patients of all ages including family planning, child health, overseas travel advice, health assessment and promotion, and care for ongoing medical conditions.
We seek to:
- have an advocacy and educational role for our patients
- provide acute and chronic care when it is needed
- continually improve the quality of the care and service we provide
Our team is made up of GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:
Practice Manager: Catherine Daly-Reeve
Nursing Staff: Karen Findlay, Anna Boyd, Olivia Vickers, Mel Ure, Pauline Mumm, Hilary Hayde
Receptionist/Admin: Chris Hibberd, Cindy Cosgrove, Tina Watson, Glenys Ross
Enrolling new patients
This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.
FEES FOR ENROLLED NZ ELIGIBLE PATIENTS
The fees listed have been approved by the Southern District Health Board as being within DHB/MoH specified limits. They apply for a standard 15 minute consultation with a doctor. Longer consultations may be requested, and are charged a higher rate. Other fees charged for longer consultations, nurse consultations and additional procedures or tests available on request.
|Eligible Patients||Standard Consult||ACC|
|Under 14 years||Free||Free|
|14 - 17 years||$25||$20|
|18 years and older||$51||$45|
|New Patient First Appointment||$55|
FEES FOR NON-ELIGIBLE PATIENTS
Non-eligible patients are those who are not eligible to enrol with Wellsouth Primary Health Network or not eligible for government subsidised health care.
|18 years and over||NZ Resident
with Community Services Card
|6-17 years old||NZ Resident
with Community Service Card
|Under 6 years old||NZ Resident
Non NZ Resident
Prices vary depending on our suppliers. You will be advised of the cost for each vaccine at the time of your appointment. Our cost includes the nursing administration charge. We charge an additional fee ($45) if vaccines are required at short notice. Generally non-schedule vaccines need to be ordered at least one week before they are administered.
Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of $20.00 if you book an appointment but do not attend it.
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 5:15 PM|
After Hours: Clinic phone goes through to an after hours service
Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.
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(03) 464 0041
(03) 464 0628
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This page was last updated at 9:11AM on November 16, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Amity Health Centre.