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Aspiring Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Walk-in Clinic or Book your vaccine at:  https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz   or call 0800 28 29 26.  

All other clinics are detailed below

Aspiring Medical are running Covid Vaccination Clinics at Wanaka Community Hub, 34 McDougall Street, Wanaka.

Walk-in Clinic or Book your vaccine at:  https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz   or call 0800 28 29 26.  

There is some availability for walk-ins at most clinics.

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 health provider.

All Clinics are being held at: WANAKA COMMUNITY HUB, 34 MCDOUGALL STREET, WANAKA -                Walk-ins welcome 

Wednesday 13th October 9.30AM - 5.00PM

Wednesday 20th October 9.30AM - 5.00PM

Saturday 23rd October 9.30AM - 5.00PM

Wednesday 27th October 9.30AM - 5.00PM

Wednesday 3rd November 9.30AM - 5.00PM

Saturday 6th November 9.30AM - 5.00PM

Wednesday 10th November 9.30AM -5.00PM

Wednesday 17th November 9.30AM -5.00PM

Saturday 20th November 9.30AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday 24th November 9.30AM -5.00PM

Wednesday 1st December 9.30AM -5.00PM

Saturday 4th December 9.30AM -5.00PM

 

       

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.

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

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

Please call us first on (03) 443 0725. A nurse will call you back and arrange a time for you to be tested. 

Testing for Travel

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

Covid testing hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat – Sun9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Weekends and Public Holidays: 

  • Clinics operate between 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Clinics alternate between Aspiring Medical and Wanaka Medical Centre (both practices are located at Wanaka Lakes Health Centre) 

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun). Open Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Good Friday (15 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Sunday (17 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM).

Description

We are a friendly Lake Wanaka medical centre offering a range of health services, from general medical care to specialised services. Our medical staff have a broad range of skills and specialisations, so you can access a range of expertise without having to travel from Wanaka.

Staff
Our team is made up of 6 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

General Manager: Caroline Stark

Operational Manager: Vivienne Petrie

Nurse Manager: Lynda Davis

Nurse Practitioner: Nicky Anderson, Rebecca Grant

Practice Nurses: Sue Evans, Jackie Davidson, Margaret Henderson, Eve Thorp, Eilidh Macleod, Katie Byrnes, Sam Franklin

Primary Care Assistants: Robyn Hattrill, Megan Anderson, Katie Byrnes, Fiona Gale, Kim Sydney, Jo Hunger

Reception/Administration: Charlotte Brebner, Rebecca Laker, Shiree Treanor, Megan Paterson,  Kimberley Watson, Helen Presbury, Liz Hadida, Lani Patterson

Doctors

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment, Website / App

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$33
18-24 years$44.50
25-44 years$55.30
45-64 years$55.30
65+ years$55.30
Non-Enrolled NZ Patients  
Under 6 Years $50
6-13 Years $60
14-17 Years $80
18-24 Years $95
25+ Years $95

Our fees vary according to the length and type of consultation, materials used, level of Government subsidy, your age and your residency status. Our fees reflect the increased responsibilities, equipment and on-call requirements of rural doctors. If you want to clarify the cost of your consultation in advance, please ask our reception staff.

A standard consultation is a 15 minute consultation within normal weekday clinic hours.

Higher charges apply for after hours call-outs, weekend clinics, home visits and extended consultations.

Eftpos and credit card facilities are available.

PLEASE NOTE: Fees are based on payment at time of consultation.

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Weekends and Public Holidays: 

  • Clinics operate between 9:00am - 12:00pm and 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Clinics alternate between Aspiring Medical and Wanaka Medical Centre (both practices are located at Wanaka Lakes Health Centre) 

After Hours: 

After hours medical care is administered by doctors from both Aspiring Medical Centre and Wanaka Medical Centre. Phone calls to either medical centre will be taken by the nurse triage service and directed appropriately.  There is always a doctor on-call.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).
Other: Closed 23 Oct — 24 Oct. Open 30 Oct (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Open 31 Oct (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Closed 6 Nov — 7 Nov. Open 13 Nov (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Open 14 Nov (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Closed 20 Nov — 21 Nov. Open 27 Nov (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Open 28 Nov (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Closed 4 Dec — 5 Dec. Open 11 Dec (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Open 12 Dec (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Closed 18 Dec — 19 Dec.

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Walk-in Clinic or Book your vaccine at:  https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz   or call 0800 28 29 26.  

All other clinics are detailed below

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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • NZ sign language interpreter
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • A longer appointment time
  • More space to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot as this may take us a few days to organise

Wheelchair Access

Yes

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23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka 9305

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23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka 9305

This page was last updated at 2:26PM on October 18, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Aspiring Medical Centre.