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Rakaia Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required

We are operating vacciantion clinics on Monday and Wednesday afternoons betwen 2:30pm and 5pm. We also offer some evening clinics. Please contact us to find out when the next evening clinic is operating.

We accept all patients with no appointment required. 

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 healthcare provider.

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.

Testing for Travel

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

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

We enrol patients living in Rakaia down to Ashburton in the South and up to Rolleston in the North.  Enrolment forms and further information…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed for lunch 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Daily

After Hours:

Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you

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), Canterbury Anniversary (11 Nov).
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.

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required

We are operating vacciantion clinics on Monday and Wednesday afternoons betwen 2:30pm and 5pm. We also offer some evening clinics. Please contact us to find out when the next evening…

More

Contact Details

30 Elizabeth Avenue
Rakaia
Canterbury 7710

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Street Address

30 Elizabeth Avenue
Rakaia
Canterbury 7710

Postal Address

P O Box 36
Rakaia
7743

This page was last updated at 10:02AM on November 15, 2021.