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Papatoetoe Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

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COVID-19 vaccinations are Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm. Please contact the practice on (09) 2785361

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.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients. Please call the practice to discuss with the nursing staff.

Testing for Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.

Description

We are a friendly, medium-sized practice located at 111 St George Street, Papatoetoe, offering a caring and professional service for you and your family.

Our three very experienced GPs, Dr. Chris Gross, Dr. Rama Velalagan, and Dr (Mrs) Kalash Deva, provide you the best of healthcare over a long-term relationship and with a warm smile.

We are an accredited teaching practice associated with the University of Auckland and Manukau Institute of Technology.

We provide the full range of GP services including total family healthcare, minor surgical procedures, accident treatments, and pre-employment medicals and immunisations.

Our services also include travel health advice and travel vaccinations.

Antenatal care is  available and provided by  two  experienced midwives

 Our two competent practice nurses are always ready to provide you quality health education and immunisation, as well as women's health. We are one of the few practices that have consistently achieved 95% or more immunisation coverage to the registered children at our practice.

There is a visiting Podiatrist every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

Consultations are by appointment only. Our standard consultation time is 15 minutes.

The Patient Portal is currently available to make appointments online.

We welcome new patients.

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$15.00
18-24 years$32
25-44 years$32
45-64 years$32
65+ years$32

Enrolled  patients(  14 to 17 yrs )  with Community Service card - $ 12.50 

Enrolled Adult  patients(  18 yrs and above)  with Community Service card - $ 18.50 

Different charges may apply to casual and non-enrolled patients and for other services. Please enquire.

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Please call our number (09 278 5361) for out of hours assistance. Your call will be answered by a registered nurse.

The first consultation starts at 9:00am Mon-Fri

The last consultation of the day is at 4:45pm Mon-Fri

Public Holidays: Closed 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.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: East Care Urgent Care.

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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 — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Sinhala, Tamil

Services Provided

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

COVID-19 vaccinations are Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm. Please contact the practice on (09) 2785361

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself,…

More

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111 Saint George Street
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025

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111 Saint George Street
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025

This page was last updated at 3:22PM on November 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Papatoetoe Medical Centre.