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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...

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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...

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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 March...

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Christmas and New Year Hours and Services

We will be closing for the end-of-year break at 12 noon on Thursday 24th December 2020 and re-opening at 8am on 11th January 2021. During this period, the Ascot A&M and Lunn Ave A&M are our nearest facilities for urgent care. MEDICAL ADVICE OVER THE BREAK: The...

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Patient Portal is Changing

We are moving to ManageMyHealth as our new patient portal provider. Patients already registered will receive a welcome email with an activation code. You can register to the patient portal on our website, photo ID is required. This is available to our enroled patients...

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Mental Health Awareness Week 21-27 September 2020

This has been a difficult year to look after our mental health. Trying to maintain balance and harmony as we go about our everyday lives requires energy and commitment. Please look at this link to find useful tips to help you and your loved ones. Also have a look at...

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Caring for you safely at Level 2

We have had very robust infection control procedures from the start of the Pandemic, before the official lockdown, so that our patients and ourselves are not exposed to any infection while accessing care. We will continue these procedures as long as there is Covid-19...

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COVID-19 new testing criteria 3/4/20

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.

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Flu Vaccines 2020

Flu vaccine stock is currently very limited. We are giving it to our most vulnerable patients first.

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