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Mornington Health Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test. People in Otago or Southland seeking a COVID-19 test should call 0800 Virus 19 (0800 8478719) to get a referral.

Testing for Travel

Total cost $276.00 for a Travel Covid Test. This must be prepaid prior to test. This includes: 

  • Negative result 
  • Nurse Consult Fee 
  • Laboratorie cost

Please ensure you know all the requirements for the country you are travelling to prior to booking your test appointment. If you are needing to see a doctor this will be an additional fee of $74.00

Covid testing hours

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.

Mon1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tue – Thu1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Fri1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Covid-19 Testing 

People in Otago or Southland seeking a COVID-19 test should call 0800 Virus 19 (0800 8478719). If you are offered a COVID-19 test please take it. It will ensure we dont have any community transmission, and help keep your friends and whanau safe.

Call MHC if you are a registered patient and are wanting a test, or contact COVID-19 line (0800 8478719) to be referred to our Community Based Testng Station. 

 

0800 Virus 19 Call Centre 

9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday 

9am to 12pm Weekends (Please note MHC do not have a testing station during weekends) 

 

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Otago Anniversary (22 Mar, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Labour Day (25 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Good Friday (15 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Sunday (17 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

Description

Mornington Health Centre was established over 40 years ago and is one of the largest health centres in New Zealand. Now known as MHC, it is located in Mornington, Dunedin but attracts patients from all over the city and towns throughout Otago. The practice has a large contingent of GPs and nurses, many of whom have undergone specialist training in their particular field of interest.

 

Staff
Our team is made up of 11 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

General: Sue Howell 

Nurse Manager: Julie Clarke 

Nursing Staff: Rayleen, Glenda, Nic, Kate, Grace, Janelle, Ali, Susan, Maree, Liz, Cathy

Receptionist: Zivana, Vicki, Nic, Debbie, Denise, Jess, Kerry, Lynn, Clare, Shannon, Sally

Admin: Carolyn,  Glenda, Tom, Alison 

Van Driver: Dave 

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

No

This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

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

The following services are free:

  • Childhood immunisations
  • Influenza vaccinations for those 65 and over, and sufferers of certain chronic illnesses
  • Maternity care (non-specialist) for the first 14 weeks
  • Courtesy coach to MHC for registered patients.

 

If you are not enrolled at MHC, but want to see a doctor, additional costs apply. Please ask at the time of booking.

The following surcharges apply to all patients:

Consultations between 6pm – 8pm on week nights $22.00
Consultations at weekends $32.00
Consultations after-hours on weekdays $57.00
Consultations after-hours at weekends $57.00
Home visits on weekdays between 9am – 6pm $57.00
Home visits on weekdays between 6pm – 9pm and at weekends $107.00

Non-consultation Fees

Completing disability allowance forms   $15

Responding to referral letters    $15

Other letters requested     $15

Emails or MMH communications   $10 (simple),  $15-20 (complex)

Phone calls     $5-10 (simple),  $15-20 (complex)

Hours

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Weekend Clinic - patients to phone for appointment
  • Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Urgent clinics)
  • Sundays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Urgent clinics)
  • LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM & 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM (Urgent clinics)

After Hours: Call clinic phone for instructions on how to contact on call GP

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Otago Anniversary (22 Mar, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Labour Day (25 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Good Friday (15 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Sunday (17 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

English

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

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169 Eglinton Road
Mornington
Dunedin
Otago 9011

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Street Address

169 Eglinton Road
Mornington
Dunedin
Otago 9011

Postal Address

PO Box 7046
Mornington
Dunedin 9040

This page was last updated at 10:02AM on March 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mornington Health Centre.