Lawrence Medical Centre
Primary Healthcare Service
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
GP practice - enrolled and casual patients
This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients. Please call the practice for more information.
Our Mission Statement: To ensure the provision of community input to primary health services to a high standard for the people of the Tuapeka District utilising health professionals in the area to the maximum. Using their skills to enable care within our community whenever possible either in the people's home or at the community owned Rural Health Centre which will be administered by a charitable company and made sustainable for future health needs and requirements.
Our team is made up of GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:
Practice Manager: Mark Chapman
Nursing Practitioner: Lorna Scoon
We also offer the following services:
- Blood Tests
- Drivers License Tests
- Mental Health Service (0800 364 462)
- Diabetes Clinic
- Maternity - Advice on choice of maternity services, antenatal & postnatal
General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered & Urgent Care Physician
Enrolling new patients
This practice is enrolling new patients.
Enrolled Patient Fees
|Under 14 years||Free|
Listed fees are for a standard appointment. Standard sessions occur during working hours. These fees apply to enrolled patients. Charges may be different for casual patients. Check the fees when booking your appointment.
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
The practice is closed on Thursdays from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
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(03) 485 9050
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This page was last updated at 12:25PM on March 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Lawrence Medical Centre.