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Mornington Health Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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Call centre operates 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday and 8:30 to 4pm weekends and holidays.


8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.


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.


Our team is made up of 10 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and,

General Manager: Sue Howell 

Nurse Team Leader: Cath Moir 

Nursing Staff: Rayleen, Glenda, Nic, Kate, Janelle, Liz, Courtney, Ally, Susan, Maree, Cathy, Heather

Receptionists: Zivana, Vicki, Nic, Debbie, Denise, Jess, Kerry, Clare, Shannon, Yvonne

Admin: Carolyn, Glenda, Tom, Alison 

Van Driver: Wendy


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

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

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 $23.00
Consultations at weekends $33.00
Consultations after-hours on weekdays $58.00
Consultations after-hours at weekends $58.00
Home visits on weekdays between 9am – 6pm $58.00
Home visits on weekdays between 6pm – 9pm and at weekends $108.00

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)


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: Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Good Friday (7 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Sunday (9 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

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Services Provided

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Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is available at MHC from Monday 4th of April. To book the vaccine with one of our friendly nursing team, please phone reception on 466 5011.



Wheelchair Access



Contact Details

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

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169 Eglinton Road
Otago 9011

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Street Address

169 Eglinton Road
Otago 9011

Postal Address

PO Box 7046
Dunedin 9040

This page was last updated at 2:02PM on May 5, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Mornington Health Centre.