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New Patients Welcome!

Are you new to the city and looking to find a general practice? One that can meet your needs, along with that of your family.

We are a family-centred practice in the heart of Bethlehem, located alongside Bethlehem College. If you are looking for a warm caring general practice environment, give our reception staff a call and ask about registering as a patient.

 

Let’s get moving together!

Posted by on October 3, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As the weather warms up it’s time to get outside and get active. During the month of November we are promoting various walking, running and balance groups…. with our team participating in a number of the activities.  For a full list of all groups please contact the surgery. Our team is involved in the following: Monday at 1pm, from 14 Elder Lane Libby & Sheryl will lead a walking group for 1/2 an hour. Tuesday at 1pm, from 14 Elder Lane Alana & Jocelyn will lead a walking group for 1/2 an hour. Tuesday at 6.30pm, from the...

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Advice for Measles Outbreak

Posted by on September 3, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Since June 2019 Auckland has been experiencing an outbreak of measles. Measles is highly infectious and can be life-threatening, but immunisation protects yourself, your family and also helps protect the community. The Ministry is monitoring the Auckland outbreak closely. People travelling to Auckland, particularly South Auckland, should be immunised against measles before they travel. Normally, the first measles vaccination occurs at 15 months of age. However, babies who are travelling to Auckland or living in Auckland should have their...

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BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENTS ONLINE

Posted by on July 16, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Patients can now book their own appointments, order repeat medications and view all new laboratory results…join the patient portal via the website link or talk to one of the reception team to sign up.  

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Needing a Drivers Medical?

Posted by on March 18, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Driver’s Medicals require a complete review of your past medical history, your medications as well as your current physical and mental health. They require time with both the practice nurse and doctor and as such cannot be squeezed into a ‘normal’ 15 minute appointment slot. Driver’s Medicals are not funded by government subsidy and therefore attract a higher charge than normal. When carrying out a driver’s medical your doctor is subject to the rules and regulations set out by Land Transport, who will be informed...

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Needing a later appointment?

Posted by on November 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  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

Posted by on October 23, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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

Posted by on August 9, 2018 in Homepage | 0 comments

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

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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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