The Doctors Kerikeri

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Specialty

General Practitioners Surgery

4 Homestead Road,Kerikeri - 0230
Fax: (09) 407-6594
(Closed - Opening again at 8:00 AM)
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About Us

The Doctors Kerikeri is a rural general practice. Our doctors and the practice team provide quality, caring and professional family medicine, as well as immunisation and travel doctor services. We also offer a range of special medical clinics including ear suction, and eye care, and the Care Plus service for patients with high needs, such as chronic conditions or terminal illnesses. There is also a pharmacy on site. We have achieved Cornerstone Accreditation through our commitment to meeting legal and safety standards and continuous quality improvement.

Opening Hours

Mon 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM 1:00 PM
Sun Closed

Language Spoken

Dutch, English

About Us

The Doctors Kerikeri is a rural general practice. Our doctors and the practice team provide quality, caring and professional family medicine, as well as immunisation and travel doctor services. We also offer a range of special medical clinics including ear suction, and eye care, and the Care Plus service for patients with high needs, such as chronic conditions or terminal illnesses. There is also a pharmacy on site. We have achieved Cornerstone Accreditation through our commitment to meeting legal and safety standards and continuous quality improvement.

Fees Enrolled and Funded

Age category Standard Consultation for Enrolled Patients ACC Consultation
Under 14 yrs $0.00 $0.00
14-17 yrs $17.00 $17.00
18-24 yrs $29.00 $28.00
25-44 yrs $32.00 $28.00
45-64 yrs $32.00 $28.00
65+ yrs $28.50 $28.00
Standard Consultation for Enrolled Patients Standard 15 minute consultation.
ACC Consultation ACC-related consultation.

Fees Enrolled and Funded

Standard Consultation for Enrolled Patients

Under 14 yrs $0.00
14-17 yrs $17.00
18-24 yrs $29.00
25-44 yrs $32.00
45-64 yrs $32.00
65+ yrs $28.50

Standard 15 minute consultation.

ACC Consultation

Under 14 yrs $0.00
14-17 yrs $17.00
18-24 yrs $28.00
25-44 yrs $28.00
45-64 yrs $28.00
65+ yrs $28.00

ACC-related consultation.

Services

  • General Consultation

  • Our standard GP consultation is 15 minutes. If you require a longer appointment please discuss this when booking.
  • Well Person Checks

  • We encourage our patients to have regular checks to prevent illness developing, or to detect and treat illnesss early. These appointments include advice on smoking, cholestrol, blood pressure, and diabetes. They also include prostate checks for men and cervical smears and breast examinations for women. Relevant blood tests can also be arranged.
  • Immigration Medicals

  • Kerikeri Medical Centre is an authorised provider for New Zealand Immigration Services. 
  • Cervical Smears

  • Our practice nurses are trained in taking cervical smears. If you only need a smear test, you can book an appointment with a nurse. Some smear tests are subsidised by the Government, so please enquire about this.
  • Influenza Immunisation

  • The Influenza immunisation is recommended and currently subsidised by the Government for any person over 65 years old and any person with a chronic condition. Others may have the immunisation if they wish. The immunisation does not protect against the common cold, tonsilitis, sinusitis or bronchitis.
  • Travel Vaccinations

  • Make an appointment with one of our GPs to discuss travel immunisations and other required medications. The vaccinations will be ordered by the pharmacy. Please allow at least 6 weeks prior to travel to ensure you have time for a full course of immunisation.
  • Immunisations for Children

  • We recommend immunisation at 6 weeks, 3 months, 5 months, 15 months, 4 years, and  11 years of age in accordance with current National guidelines. We are happy to  discuss benefits and risks with all parents. Please book an appointment with a Nurse.
  • Child Development Checks

  • Routine medical checks for children are recommended 6 weeks prior to immunisation, and also at 9 months, 2.5 years and 4 years of age. This is a normal Doctor's appointment.
  • Minor Surgery

  • All aspects of minor surgery are catered for, including removal of warts, moles and skin cancers. Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen is usually available at the time of an initial appointment. For other surgery, an initial appointment is required for assessment of the condition.
  • Accident Care

  • Most minor accidents can be dealt with here at the surgery. There are xray facilities at Northern Radiology during weekdays. If there is a major injury or accident, dial 111 for the ambulance, as well as calling us.
  • Maternity Advice

  • Make an appointment with your GP to discuss pregnancy advice. Midwives are the leading providers of maternity care, however we do offer emergency advice if necessary. A list of local midwives is available at reception.
  • Contraception

  • An initial consultation for all contraception choices should be made with a GP. For repeat prescriptions of the pill, mini pill or depo injection, an appointment can be made with a nurse. Dr Patel and Dr Caswell can insert IUDs, and Drs Caswell, Mabidikama and Reid can insert the Jadelle implants.
  • Blood and Xray Results

  • We will only contact you if we receive an abnormal result. If we cannot contact  you by phone, we will write to you. Please make sure that we have your  up-to-date contact details at all times. If you would like your results, you are  welcome to ring and speak to a nurse and if you remain unwell or are worried, please call and speak to one of our nurses.
  • Visiting Specialists

  • The following specialists have regular clinics at our practice:

    Triton Hearing - Audiologist
    Mr Sanderson - Northland Orthopaedics
    Mr David Dalziel - Eye Surgeon
    Dr Brandon Wong - General Physician
    Robin Holland - Physiotherapist

    Appointments should be made directly through these specialists.
  • Ear Nurse Specialist

  • Marg Hunt is our Ear Nurse Specialist, and she runs weekly clinics here at the practice. Please ask at reception if you would like to book an appointment.
  • After Hours

  • The After Hours service is located at the Bay of Islands Hospital in Kawakawa. If you have an urgent problem after hours, call the normal practice phone number and a nurse will contact the After Hours Doctor and make an appointment for you. If your problem is a medical emergency, call 111 for an ambulance.

Also on site

  • General Practitioner
  • Diabetes
  • Family Planning
  • Geriatrics
  • Hypertension / Heart Conditions
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Respiratory
  • Sexual Health Medicine
  • Womens Health / Gynaecology
  • Accident & Medical Practitioner
  • Practice Nurse
  • Practice Manager
  • Accident & Medical
  • Immunisation - General
  • Primary Health Organisation People
  • Medical Administration

Documents

Patient Portal Guide for Patients.pdf haveyoursay - 2 page document.pdf
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