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Waihopai Health Services

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • 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.

You can book using the link below or call the Covid Vaccination Healthline 0800 28 29 26 between 8am-8pm, 7 days per week.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients.

Please call the practice for more information.

Waihopai Health Services CLOSED Statutory days only

Testing for International Travel

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


Waihopai Health Services strives to provide you, our patients, with a people focused, timely general medical service of exemplary quality. Our health team is committed to the maintenance of the highest professional standards.

Waihopai Health Services encourages health promotion and disease prevention in a calm, courteous, compassionate and caring environment.

We will help you make informed decisions about your health. Our team is available to manage your acute and chronic medical needs. The information you share with us is regarded as a privilege. We will make every effort to protect your privacy and your confidential information.

We are proud to be locally owned and staffed by local doctors and nurses. We were established in 2001 after the amalgamation of Windsor Medical Centre - 1984 and Gladstone Medical Centre - 1988.


Our team is made up of 6 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Directors: Dr Bryant Stout, Dr Sier Vermunt and Dr Dayna More

Practice Nurse Team Leader: RN Karen Russell.

Nursing Staff: Bridie Agate, Sara Corbin, Karen Russell and Pam Meredith

Administrator Manager: Lyn Clark

Administration Team: Lyn Clark (Administration Manager) and Cindy Davis (Administrator Assistance & Clinical Support)

Clinical Support: Barbara Pol,Toni Gibson and Rachael Katuke


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees without Community Services Card

Under 14 yearsno charge
14-17 years$52.95
18-24 years$61.05
25-44 years$61.05
45-64 years$61.05
65+ years$61.05

Fifteen minute appointment for patients who are entitled to receive funding support as of 01/07/2021

  • Disbursement Costs additional to Consultation Fee. Click here for more information.
Standard Consultation Fees    
Enrolled CSC Casual CSC NO CSC
Under 14 years no charge 0-5 Years $57.90 $57.90
14-17 Years $13.05 6-17 Years $73.05 $78.90
18-24 Years  $19.95 18-24 Years  $78.90 $94.65
25-44 Years $19.95 25-44 Years $78.90 $94.65
45-64 Years $19.95 45-64 Years $78.90 $94.65
65 Years and Over $19.95 65 Years and Over $78.90 $94.65

 All scripts are collected in person or sent to your nominated pharmacy- $21.00.

Charges for longer consultations, special procedures, medical supplies and letters will apply.

Subsidies are applicable to general medical services.

Medical Examinations for Drivers Licenses, Work place examinations etc, will incur a higher fee. Please ask for details.


Payment is expected on the day of consultation. Unpaid fees will incur an administration fee of $8.00. All Debt collection fees will be the responsibility of the account holder.

International Students and Non Resident Standard Consultation Fee


Eligibility Criteria for Publicly Funded Medical Care


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Note: Invercargill After Hours Doctor on 03 218 8821

* Available by appointment only during evenings after 1800hrs

* Available on weekends and public holidays after 0900hrs

Public Holidays: Closed Southland Anniversary (19 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Invercargill After Hours Doctors.

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

1 Herbert Street, Gladstone, Invercargill

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • 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…


Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access


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Contact Details

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

1 Herbert Street
Southland 9810

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Street Address

1 Herbert Street
Southland 9810

Postal Address

PO Box 6035
Invercargill 9810

This page was last updated at 9:06AM on April 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Waihopai Health Services.