Updates from the Practice Team

Fees increase from Monday 23rd July 2018

Jul 20 2018

As of Monday the 23rd of July 2018 there will be a slight cost increase to our GP consultation fees.

Under 13's remain no charge

13-17 years will increase by $1.50 to $33.50

18 -24 years will increase by $2.00 to $45.00

25-64 years of age will increase by $1.00 to $48.00

over 65's will increase by $1.00 to $43.50


Book online now using our patient portal, ManageMyHealth

May 17 2018

You can now book appointments with your doctor online through the ManageMyHealth app and website. 

These slots are for our standard 15 minute appointments with your named doctor only.  

Please call and speak to our reception staff in any of the following instances so they can book the appointment for you. 

  • If you need to be seen urgently
  • If you need an appointment longer than 15 minutes
  • If your doctor is not available at the time you need (we may have other times available that day)
  • If you wish to see a different doctor 

(04) 8018188

Note: Our standard consult fees still apply





Change of practice hours

May 17 2018

From Monday 21st May our opening hours are changing slightly.  The practice will now close at 6pm Mon - Fri.  Our phones will be switched over to our voicemail system from 5.30pm on these days too.  

INFLUENZA SEASON IS UPON US - book now for your flu vaccine

Apr 06 2018

With winter fast approaching and the days getting shorter and darker it is a good time to come in for your flu injection.  We now have the flu vaccine available and the nurses have daily appointments to administer this.

The cost of our flu injection will be $30.  However the flu injection will be free if you are:

  • Over 65
  • Have diabetes
  • Have certain respiratory conditions
  • Heart conditions
  • Pregnant
  • and many others - check when you phone us whether you are eligible.

2018 Key messages from www.influenza.org.nz

  • Around 1 and four New Zealanders are infected with influenza or 'flu' each year.  Many won't feel sick at all, but can still pass it on to others.  Getting an influenza vaccination before winter offers you and others the best protection.
  • Pregnant women and their babies can suffer serious consequences as a result of influenza. A FREE influenza vaccination during any trimester reduces these risks.
  • Older people and those with certain medical conditions are more likely to have medical complications from influenza.  A FREE influenza vaccination reduces these risks.
  • Influenza is a serious illness that can put anyone in hospital or even kill them, including young healthy people.
  • Influenza vaccination is safe, effective and cannot give you 'the flu'

More than 1.2 million New Zealanders have their influenza vaccination each year.  Getting vaccinated each year as early as possible before winter hits us,  gives the best protection

For further information go to the  website www.influenza.org.nz

Phone us on 04 801 8188 to book your appointment today

Welcome to Dr Ari Pfeiffenberger

Feb 22 2018

Ari has joined our team of GPs and is available to see patients on Monday afternoon, all day Tuesday and Friday morning. It is lovely to have Ari back with us following her 6 month placement here in 2017.   

Welcome to Dr Polly Bradford

Nov 27 2017

We're thrilled to announce that Dr Polly Bradford has joined the team at Brooklyn Central Health. Polly comes to us with a broad range of experience in general practice.  She is available for appointments on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Patient Portal - Manage My Health

Aug 25 2017

We have a number of patients already using this service to access their health information online.

This is a confidential and secure way to access your health information online and to communicate with your Doctor or Nurse. You can view test results and request repeat prescriptions. Manage My Health also has an app that you can download.

Please ask our reception team to get you started, its easy!

Fees increase

Aug 25 2017

From July 17 there has been a slight fee increase for patients aged over 24.   In most cases this is just a 50c rise.  

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