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Portsea Medical Practice

Primary Healthcare Service


Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

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

Covid testing hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat – Sun10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

We provide Covid swabbing on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 10.30 to 13.30 (or longer if required). Bookings are made through the 0800virus19 (08008478719) phone number. We are also available for High Index of Suspicion (HIS) outside these hours on a case-by-case basis. For HIS cases phone the practice number (0212744344)

We will also do bacterial throat swabs and prescribe antibiotics if needed for patients at risk of rheumatic fever.

Public Holidays: Closed ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun), Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb). Open Good Friday (15 Apr, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM), Easter Sunday (17 Apr, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM).


We have a focus on residential care and also offer a full range of general practice services for other people.

Our team is made up of 2 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”)


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$25
18-24 years$50
25-44 years$50
45-64 years$50
65+ years$50


Mon2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wed – Thu2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Dunedin Urgent Doctors & Accident Centre.

Languages Spoken

English, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese

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Contact Details

127b Stafford Street, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

Phone 021 274 4344 Katie

Phone 021 412 766 Stephen

127B Stafford Street
Dunedin Central
Otago 9016

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127B Stafford Street
Dunedin Central
Otago 9016

This page was last updated at 11:13AM on March 12, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Portsea Medical Practice.