There has unfortunately been some misreporting in the media about the new testing criteria released by the Ministry of Health on 3/4/20. Despite what some media groups are saying, testing is still being restricted, but there has been widening of the criteria.
Flu vaccine stock is currently very limited. We are giving it to our most vulnerable patients first.
Most things can be done online or by phone.
Xmas/New Year break and pharmacy access, on-line consults
Measles information January 2020
Zostavax catchup at ages 65-80 until March 2020. After this date, only free at age 65 and not older.
June 2019: During the current measles outbreak, children 12-15 months old should have their 15 month shots now
Reception team can now help you with most queries, to avoid a frustrating delay for you in waiting for a nurse call-back.
For more information call 0800 IMMUNE, visit www.immune.org.nz, or speak to our nurses 09-5796147.
November update and Christmas/New Year hours
From 1 August 2018 the consultation fee for enrolled adults will be $51. For enrolled children 13 to 17 years the fee will be $41. Children under 13 remain free.
Flu and Shingles vaccines are now available, and are funded in certain instances.
Our trial of appointments has been a huge success! (But we promise to always still have our popular walk-in option available). Click for more details.
From January 2018 we will be offering appointments at selected times during the day, and be closing at 6pm on Mondays and Fridays (only one doctor from 5.30pm). Click for more details!
Dr Jyoti Raj is now practice partner with Dr Andrea Steinberg. Dr Bevan Roy is no longer practising at Ellerslie Medical Centre. The team remains strong and committed to providing excellent quality medical and nursing care to our registered patient population.
The chicken pox vaccine will be free for all children turning 15 months on or after the 1st of July. It will also be free for those turning 11 years if they haven’t had chicken pox or been immunised against it before.
FREE HPV Vaccines (Gardasil) are now available for women AND men under 27 years old.
This helps protect you against cervical cancer, genital cancer and genital warts!
Come and see our friendly nurses.
As of 25 September 2017, Dr Bevan Roy is no longer practising at Ellerslie Medical Centre…