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Wakatipu Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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11 McBride Street, Frankton, Queenstown

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

4 Thirteenth Avenue, Lower Shotover, Queenstown

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

To make an appointment please use the link below or call 0800 28 29 26

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

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test. Please call the practice for more information.

Covid testing hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

If you are seeking a COVID-19 test you should call 0800 VIRUS19 (O8OO8478719) or call us on 03 442 2288. If you are offered a test for COVID-19 please turn up and take it. It will help us ensure we don't have any community transmission and help keep your friends and whānau safe. any COVID-19 test is free.

We are a desginated practice but if you are out of town then call 0800 VIRUS19 to arrange testing elsewhere.

0800 VIRUS19 Call Centre Hours;

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Saturday 9am to Midday.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

4 Thirteenth Avenue, Lower Shotover, Queenstown

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

We generally conduct our Covid tests during the early afternoon. You will need to speak with one of our nurses and they will discuss your situation and advise where it is possible to have a Covid test.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Description

Wakatipu Medical Centre is a community based general medical practice situated in Frankton. It serves patients from the wider Wakatipu basin, stretching Glenorchy to Gibbston and as far south as Athol.

Wakatipu Medical Centre is a traditional general practice, catering primarily for local families.

 

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

Practice Managers: Phil Markham and Donovan Percy

Nursing Staff:Olivia Kelly, Anne Hailes, Olivia Casey, Rayelee Gallwey, Caroline Coleman, Anna Chisari, Andie Lowry & Hannah Mawson

Receptionists: Fabi da Silva Correa, Tessa Martin, Heidi Ross, Marnie Reid, Sharron Britton, Nic Tito, Lily Law

Doctors

Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Dr Joanne Lett

    General Practitioner

    Available at 11 McBride Street, Frankton, Queenstown

  • Dr Duncan MacDonald

    General Practitioner

    Available at 4 Thirteenth Avenue, Lower Shotover, Queenstown

  • Dr Val Miller

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

    Available at all locations.

  • Dr Chris Poracchia

    General Practitioner

    Available at 4 Thirteenth Avenue, Lower Shotover, Queenstown

  • Dr Vivienne Tate

    General Practitioner

    Available at all locations.

  • Dr Bart Vangronsvelt

    General Practitioner

    Available at 11 McBride Street, Frankton, Queenstown

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Fees

Enrolled Patients
Children aged under 14 Free
Children aged 14-17 $30
Adults 18 Years and Over $60
Care Plus Consultations $20
Repeat Prescription Requests $20
Urgent (Same Day) Repeat Prescription Requests $30
Driving Licence Medicals $75
Non Enrolled/Casual Patients
Children aged under 14 $25
Children aged 14-17 $75
Adults 18 Years and Over $95
General Charges
Immigration Medicals $235
Driving Licence Medicals $125
Travel Vaccine Consultation $80
Travel Vaccination Dependent on vaccination type
Urine Drug Screen Test $75
ACC Consultations $30 for first consultation, $20 for subsequent visits. Free under 13's
Sexual Health Consults with Nurse $40
Aclasta Infusion $100
Weekend Surcharge $10
Overseas Patients
Adults and Children $120

Hours

11 McBride Street, Frankton, Queenstown

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Thu8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Doctor Regular Consulting Days
Val Miller

Monday

Jo Lett Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Bart Vangronsvelt

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

   
Viv Tate

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

 

 

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

4 Thirteenth Avenue, Lower Shotover, Queenstown

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Doctor Regular Consulting Days
Duncan Macdonald Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Valerie Miller Wednesday & Friday
Chris Poracchia Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
   

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Languages Spoken

Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, English, German

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

To make an appointment please use the link below or call 0800 28 29 26

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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

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This page was last updated at 8:56PM on October 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Wakatipu Medical Centre.