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Helensburgh Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients.

During the holiday hours please call 0800 VIRUS19 / 0800 847 8719 to book a time for your test.

Testing for Travel

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

Covid testing hours

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Please note outside our testing times you can call 0800 VIRUS19 / 0800 847 8719 to book a time for your test.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


The friendly staff at Helensburgh Medical Centre work as a team to deliver great health care to you and your family. We have doctors with interests in paediatrics, minor surgery, hospice care and medical teaching; and experienced nurses to ensure your health care needs are well provided for.



Our team is made up of 7 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Cassie Campbell

Nursing Staff: Kirstin Bright & Lilly Hanson

Reception: Sandra Anderson & Tracy Higgan


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patients   ACC
Children 0 - 13 Free Free
14 - 17 With Community Services Card $13.00 $8.00
14 - 17 Without Community Services Card $26.00 $26.00
18 - 65 With Community Services Card $19.50 $12.00
18 - 65 Without Community Servcices Card $46.00 $40.50
Over 65 With Community Services Card $19.50 $12.00
Over 65 Without Community Services Card $44.50 $38.50
Casual/Non Enrolled Patients   ACC
Children Under 14 $0.00 $0.00
14 - 17 Years $45.00 $45.00
Adult 18+ $72.00 $57.50


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Dunedin Urgent Drs & Accident Centre if between 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Otherwise, Dunedin Hospital ED

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

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Lab Results

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IUCD Insertion

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Wheelchair Access


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231 Helensburgh Road
Dunedin 9010

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231 Helensburgh Road
Dunedin 9010

This page was last updated at 1:30PM on January 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Helensburgh Medical Centre.