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Tuatapere Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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 and casual patients

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

Description

We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare to you and your family.

Consultations are by appointment only.

 

Staff

Our team is made up of 2 Nurse Practitioners and 1 GP (see details below under “General Practitioners”):

Nurse Practitioners: Amanda McCracken and Sheryl Eden

Nursing Staff: Paula Anderson, Kate Egerton, Jayne Blair-Edie, Olivia McGregor, Lisa Dennison & Sarah Hassall

Manager: Jo Sanford

Office Manager: Helen McLean

Receptionists: Helen McLean and Sue Edgerton

We also offer the services of a physiotherapist, podiatrist and mental health brief intervention service. Please phone the practice for available appointments.

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Clinic phone goes through to an after hours service

Note: Lunch Break closed between: 1230 - 1330hrs - Daily

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), Southland Anniversary (19 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Contact Details

69A Orawia Road
Tuatapere
Southland 9620

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Street Address

69A Orawia Road
Tuatapere
Southland 9620

Postal Address

PO Box 10
Tuatapere 9642

This page was last updated at 6:48PM on October 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Tuatapere Medical Centre.