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Helensburgh Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 


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.


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 5 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Cassie Campbell

Nursing Staff: Lilly Hanson, Heather Hallett, Jacinda Procter

Reception: Sandra Anderson and Lyn Clucas


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 $47.50 $40.50
Over 65 With Community Services Card $19.50 $12.00
Over 65 Without Community Services Card $46.00 $12.00
Casual/Non Enrolled Patients   ACC
Children Under 14 $0.00 $0.00
14 - 17 Years $45.00 $45.00
Adult 18+ $76.00 $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 Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard 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 Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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Cervical Screening

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Patient Portal

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Telehealth Consultation

  • In person consultation preferred, but virtual consultation provided as required
  • Phone consultations

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Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

231 Helensburgh Road
Dunedin 9010

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Dunedin 9010

This page was last updated at 11:58AM on April 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Helensburgh Medical Centre.