With current staff leave and illness causing a constraint on availability of appointments there will be an increase in waiting times to see the doctor. If you prefer an urgent virtual appointment on the day you can try CareHQ (an online option). As we are part of ProCare (PHO), you can quote PRO-1 for a discount on standard online consult rates with CareHQ.
Cervical screening options. From September 2023 there are now two screening options to make it easier. Click here for information.
We have moved to a new patient portal from Monday 22 May as ConnectMed will eventually be phased out later this year. Please read the newsletter to the right. You can now register.
You can go to the following links. We would suggest downloading the new phone app when it becomes available in June. Please do not call but email instead to email@example.com regarding portal enquiries.
Iphone: click here
Android: click here
see 'MYINDICI COMMON QUESTIONS'.
Answers to most common questions asked about MyIndici will be posted to the right 'MYINDICI COMMON QUESTIONS'.
Flu/COVID vaccine clinics will be daily in the first week of April. You can now book online or call for this.
Bexsero is now funded from 1 March 2023. For more information please click here.
The Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccine will be available to New Zealanders as a booster dose from 1 March 2023 (see below).
This will replace the existing Pfizer booster and is considered likely to be more effective against Omicron subvariants than earlier vaccines.
myindici.co.nz/Account/LoginYou can book online for this through one of the following links: click here
From 1 March people who are not currently up to date with their boosters will be offered the new bivalent booster.
From 1 April, an additional booster will be made available to:
Do you require an urgent virtual consult and we are no available? Try CareHQ. They do not enrol you and re receive a summary of the consult. Charges apply. To receive a $10 discount on these CareHQ consultations simply enter the coupon code PRO-1 at the payment screen.
Dr. Amy Rankin will be available for two sessions a week from February 2023 and will be taking on new patients.
PCR swabs (if 2 negative RATs and continuing symptoms)/RAT testing required? Make an appointment with our nurse OR contact Unichem Marina 09 5345638 at Ara Tai Drive, Half Moon Bay for a PCR test not RATs (open weekends as well).
Managing COVID-19 at home. Criteria for anti-viral medications can be seen here.
Have you planned for COVID-19 in your household? See this check list.
If you have ANY cold symptoms (eg. fever, headache, runny nose, sore throat, new onset muscle ache, tiredness or cough) please DO NOT come in and call reception upon arrival (or have a virtual consult if you do not require a physical examination).
Dr. Vallings has retired at the end of January 2022.
Patients with CFS/ ME might find this information helpful about COVID and the COVID vaccine.
You will be encouraged to access the patient portal for your results by your doctor so please register by clicking to the right and fill in the patient portal consent form. Only significantly abnormal results will be informed otherwise you can call the nurse or healthcare assistant for your normal results.
Please see our newsletter at the right for changes at our practice.
Measles information update.
Please read the below link first BEFORE contacting us as we are currently being inundated with many requests for information on top of our usual busy working day. Link to measles update. If you do have measles please go to this link and click on Whānau Pack - GPs and EDs.
Meningococcal disease outbreak in Northland.
If you are interested in vaccinating your child please see the attached link here.
Prices are $130 for Menactra and $135 for Bexsero (an additional $25 for the nurse service applies).
If you are a registered patient you are now able to access your results on the patient portal by clicking on the 'Patient Portal' link to the right.