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Med Central

Primary Healthcare Service, Kaupapa Māori

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Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

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

Patient’s must have a phone consult with the GP or Nurse Practitioner to determine whether they are eligible for a COVID swab or not. From there a suitable time for appointment will be booked and more instructions will be given during that phone call

Description

Med Central is the general practice clinic of Te Puna Ora o Mataatua. 

Te Puna Ora o Mataatua is a health, medical, social and employment provider based in Whakatāne. 

From pepi to kaumātua - all services are based on a whānau ora approach to well-being. We deliver to all communities.

See more information about Med Central below. See here for all other Te Puna Ora o Mataatua services.

No walk-ins please. If you have flu-like symptoms it's really important you talk to us about this.

Nurse Practitioner: Pare O'Brien

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 years$0.00
14-17 years$0.00
18-24 years$18.50
25-44 years$18.50
45-64 years$18.50
65+ years$18.50

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

After Hours:

Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), 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. Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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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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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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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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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52B King Street
Whakatane
Bay Of Plenty 3120

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52B King Street
Whakatāne
Bay Of Plenty 3120

This page was last updated at 11:55AM on November 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Med Central.