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Christmas/New Year:

We will be closed from Saturday 23rd December 2023 and reopen on Wednesday 3rd of January 2024. 

 

Bivalent Covid additional booster vaccine are now available, we anticipate to be able to provide this service until 8th December before the holidays. Please book by phoning the clinic.

An additional Pfizer BA.4/5 COVID-19 bivalent booster is now available for people who have completed a primary vaccination course (for most people this is 2 doses).

The minimum dose interval between additional booster doses remains 6 months after COVID-19 disease or previous COVID19 vaccine. Clinical discretion can be applied to spacing rules, minimum 5 months between primary and booster, 4 months between booster doses, and from 3 months after illness. Vaccine given outside this spacing will require a prescription.

You can get this booster, regardless of how many boosters you have had, if you are:

  • aged 30 and over or

  • at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 (age 16+)

  • Pregnant people aged 16+

  • Severely immunocompromised young people aged 12-15 (on prescription).​

Covid funding is being cut further by Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand from 13th Feb 2023.

  • Most patients will need to pay the usual copayment to consult with a doctor for all respiratory illnesses including covid-19.

  • Some patients will still be able to have a funded free visit.

  • The funding criteria is complicated and depends on a lot of factors, we would advise if you qualify after your consultation.

  •  If possible, please perform a home RAT test before your appointment if you have acute respiratory symptoms. 

We offer in person, telephone, and video consultations. 

If you have cold or flu symptoms and you are coming to the clinic, please wait in your car or outside at the front porch upon arrival.

Repeat prescriptions can be ordered via H365 or by phoning.

Online appointment bookings via our patient portal Health365 are now enabled.

 

Monkeypox vaccine news: You can complete an initial assessment to check if you are at risk of mpox at https://www.burnettfoundation.org.nz or by ringing the mpox Healthline on 0800 116 672 between 8am and 8pm.

Eligible people may be offered a consultation with a medical practitioner at a dedicated clinic.

College Hill Doctors does not provide Monkeypox vaccines. Mpox vaccine will be available in Auckland from 19 January by prescription only at designated consultation clinics.

Covid Quick Links:

• Register an unsupervised RAT: My Covid Record https://mycovidrecord.health.nz/ or phone 0800 222 478   
• Covid Healthline: 0800 358 5453 (24 hours/7 days)  

Whanau HQ website - useful general information:

https://immunisation.northernregion.health.nz/whanauhq/

Health Navigator website - include danger signs and symptoms and on seeking help:

https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/health-a-z/c/covid-19-positive-care-at-home/

Caring for your covid positive child at home:

https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/health-a-z/c/covid-19-positive-caring-for-your-child-at-home/

 

We continue to provide covid swabbing services. Bookings required. Please alert reception by phoning and wait in your car upon arrival, swabbing is carried out in your car. It is preferred that you perform a home RAT test before attending if you have acute respiratory symptoms. 

*Healthline dedicated number for free advice: COVID-19 Phone line 0800 358 5453. 

The original Healthline 0800 611 116 is still available for free general advice over the phone.

Healthline interpreters are available 24 hours everyday for both lines.

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CALL US TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT

 

Our practice was established in 1993 with the aim of providing quality primary healthcare to our patients. 

​Please phone us on 09 3608008 to register as a new patient or book an appointment.

We have disabled appointment bookings on our H365 online portal during the Covid-19 pandemic to help keep patient visits safe.

 

You can still view your test results on H365.

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