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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

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Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled & 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.

Description

Waitakere i-Medical Centre (WIMC) is a brand new medical centre, centrally located in West Auckland at Westcity Waitakere with easy access to undercover car parks.

We are open late night on Thursday till 8 pm so that you don’t have to take time off from work to visit us. We appreciate your precious time and we have an appointment system so that you do not have to wait long to see our doctor.

Using modern technology and up to date medical knowledge, we strive to provide the best care and convenience for our community.

Our director, Dr Albert Low has been dedicatedly serving the West Auckland community for the last seven years.

Our Vision
To provide a quality and affordable medical centre preferred by patients.
Our Mission
To improve health and wellbeing by providing the best care to all our patients.

Doctors

  • Dr Kwan (Albert) Low

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered. FRNZCGP, MBChB (Auckland), PGCertWHlth (Otago), PGDipObstMedGyn (Auckland)

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$30
18-24 years$37
25-44 years$41
45-64 years$41
65+ years$38
Please note the following variations to our pricing:
  • ACC 0-13 years - Free
  • ACC 14-65+ years - $19.50

Special fees may be applied for specific patients groups as identified by the Government.

Please contact us for details of all our services costs including for our patients with a Community Services Card, or for our non-enrolled or casual patients.

***New enrolled patients first consult – 30 minutes minimum required by GP. First consultation charge (before funding approval) usual fees + $35.

After hour surcharge (Monday to Friday after 5 pm or weekend) - $10.

Hours

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday – By appointment only
(Closed on Sunday and all statutory public holidays)

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), 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).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: White Cross Accident & Urgent Medical - Henderson 24/7.

Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, Malay, Spanish

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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Immunisation

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Cervical Screening

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ECG

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Spirometry

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

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Patient Portal

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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…

More

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Online Booking URL

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Contact Details

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7 Catherine St
Henderson
Auckland 0612

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Street Address

7 Catherine St
Henderson
Auckland 0612

Postal Address

PO Box 121261
Auckland 0612

This page was last updated at 8:51AM on September 20, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitakere i-Medical Centre.