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Mornington Health Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

Please click on the purple box to make a booking. 

Monday 9am-12pm 

Tuesday  1.30pm-4.30pm 

Wednesday  9am-4.30pm 

Thursday 12pm-7.30pm 

Friday 9am-4.30pm 

Saturday 9.30am-1.30pm 


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 $287.50 for a Travel Covid Test. This must be prepaid prior to test. This includes: 

  • Negative result 
  • Nurse Consult Fee 
  • Laboratory 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 $75.00

Covid testing hours

Mon – Fri2:30 PM – 4:00 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 whānau 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) 


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 11 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and,

General Manager: Sue Howell 

Nurse Manager: Julie Clarke 

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

Receptionist: Zivana, Vicki, Nic, Debbie, Denise, Jess, Kerry, Lyn, Clare, Shannon, Hannah, Yvonne

Admin: Carolyn,  Glenda, Tom, Alison 

Van Driver: Wendy


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently 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)


9:00 AM to 5:00 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: Labour Day (25 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar, 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), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19…


Covid-19 vaccination booking URL


Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • NZ sign language interpreter
  • Assistance to move around
  • More space to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access



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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 5:23PM on October 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mornington Health Centre.