Phone Outage across New Zealand

Tuesday 19th March 2019 – There is currently a phone issue across the country, which Telco’s are doing their best to resolve. If you are unable to reach us by phone, please email your request to reception@bfd.co.nz. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope to have it resolved as soon as possible.    

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Needing a later appointment?

  To assist patients needing a later appointment slot, Dr Stephanie Kramer is now available for consultation until 6pm on a Thursday evening.    

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Funding Changes

From the 1st December, we will be reducing fees for those patients who hold a current community services card. The normal 15 minute consultation for an adult with a card will drop to $18.50 while the fee for eligible youth (aged 14-17) will drop to $12.50. The age band for free consultations for children will also be expanded to include all those under the age of 14.

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Bone Health & Fracture Risk

As we age our bones can become more brittle and fracture risk increases. A bone density scan is a good measure for assessing bone health. If you are interested in having this health check, please make contact with one of the clinical team for a referral. The cost of the scan is around $170.

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Overseas Travel

Escaping our New Zealand winter with an overseas holiday? Don’t forget to make a GP appointment to discuss your travel vaccination requirements. A two month lead-time is a good rule of thumb.

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