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Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access

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.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

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

Testing for Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. There will be a charge for this service.

Please call to book an appointment.

Description

Hauraki Plains Health Centre is located in Ngatea and is a member of the Pinnacle network of practices. We have been serving the Hauraki Plains, Mangatangi, Kaiaua, Mangatawhiri, Waitakaruru, Kerepehi, Miranda and greater Thames community for over forty years. We are a very experienced team and pride ourselves on being a rural practice which is warm and welcoming to all members of our community.

We provide urgent and acute medical care and are a patient-centred practice which delivers a wide range of evidence-based medical services especially management of long term complex medical problems.

Staff

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

Practice Manager: Dwayne Stewart

Nursing Staff: Pauline Olesen, Lydia Farley, Sam Horne

Medical Care Assistants: Sande McCheyne, Sonja van Otterdijk

Receptionist: Maria Churchill

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Doctor Consultations

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$24.50/CSC holder $13.00
18-24 years$30.00/CSC holder $19.50
25-44 years$51/ CSC holder $19.50
45-64 years$51/ CSC holder $19.50
65+ years$42.50/ CSC holder $19.50

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: After hours phone 078677521 you will be transferred to a nurse phone triage service who can advise you.

A virtual weekend GP clinic operates for  Health Ngatea patients between 9:00am and Midday Saturday & Sunday & Public Holidays phone 07 8677521  during these times ONLY to speak with a doctor. Outside these hours phone 07 8677521.

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. Open 24 Dec (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM). Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Open 31 Dec (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM). Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

Minor Accident Care

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Adult and Child Medical Care

Your GP's surgery is far more than a place to go when you are feeling unwell and needing a quick cure. The doctor who sees you has gone through an…

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Minor Surgery

Minor surgery is commonly provided in primary care practices, providing fast, competent removal and biopsies of skin lesions. Other services include cosmetic work such as removal of benign moles and…

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Repeat Prescriptions

Each GP surgery or primary care practice will have its own procedure for repeat prescribing but the following rules are common to most, if not all. Patients who are well-known…

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Lab Results

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…

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Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…

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IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…

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Immunisation

Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including meningococcal…

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Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. This includes women who have been…

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ECG

An ECG is a recording of your heart's electrical activity. Electrode patches are attached to your skin to measure the electrical impulses given off by your heart. The result is…

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Spirometry

Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much…

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

Another service offered to you at your GP surgery (primary care practice) is advice and immunisation before you go to another country. While you are likely to have the immunisations…

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

All New Zealand children are entitled to 11 free health checks from birth to three years. The checks aim to ensure that children are growing and developing as well as…

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Patient Portal

A patient portal is a secure online tool provided by GP practices that can allow convenient access to your health information as well as interaction with the practice e.g. booking…

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access

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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Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:04AM on November 17, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Health Ngatea.