Lung Cancer Awareness Month – November 2021

Lung Health Read the lung foundation flyer on lung cancer. Research undertaken in November 2013 found that only 37% of adults in New Zealand have ever talked to their doctor about the health of their lungs. Even amongst smokers, only four out of ten have talked to...

NZ Primary Healthcare Awards 2021

Ellerslie Medical Centre was involved in a medicines safety project with Health Navigator. Health Navigator won the ACC Patient Safety award at the NZ Primary Healthcare Awards event. The entry focused on improving medicine safety through a range of resources. Jeremy...

Flu Vaccines + Basic COVID vaccine info 2021

Flu Vaccines 2021 Our enrolled patients that are 65 years or older are eligible for a flu vaccine from 14th April 2021. Please phone 09-5796147 for an appointment.  Ministry of Health has advised that those under 65 will be eligible for a flu vaccine from 17th May,...

Staff Covid-19 Vaccination

We are still in the border worker stage of vaccination. However with this process there is occasionally some left over vaccine (it can’t be stored for long when unfrozen) which is used at short notice for frontline healthcare workers. We got a call on Sunday 7th...

Covid, New Portal, Opening Books, Fees Review

Keeping you safe over Covid-19 pandemic For levels 1, 2 and 3, you will be able to book in-person, phone and video consultations as you require. We will advise how to access safe care at level 4 if needed. In person consults can be booked via our new portal...