Test results

February 27, 2019

MHC would like to remind all patients that ‘no news means good news’ in relation to all tests. Your GP or Practice Nurse will only contact you if there is something which you need to know about your test results, or which requires follow up. If you do not hear from your GP or Practice Nurse, […]

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Patient registration

February 12, 2019

Dr Sam Whittaker has joined the MHC team from Wellington and is now well settled into our Southern ways!  If you would like to register with Sam simply let our reception staff know when you visit for your next appointment. It is important you are registered with the GP you see the most. This ensure […]

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Community Service Card changes and under 14’s

November 2, 2018

From 1 December fees for Community Service Card holders are changing! MHC charges for normal working hours will be: $12.50 for 14-17 years old with CSC $18.50 for 18+ years old with CSC *out of hours service fees will apply to CSC holders MHC will also be extending free child visits.  Presently, appointments are free for under 13’s.  This will […]

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Phone line changes

October 23, 2018

From 1 November 2018 there will no longer be a nurses phone line available.  There will be a prescription line for repeat requests, or Manage My Health (MMH) where you can email your GP directly with any requests. If you would like to speak to a nurse for results or advice please book a nurse clinic […]

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Manage My Health (MMH) and children

June 19, 2018

MMH is a patient portal which allows you access to your own private health information securely. You can also book appointments and request prescriptions on line. To register and receive your own private password for access to your own notes, contact reception on 4665011. MHC is now providing MMH access for children under 16 years.  […]

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MHC Teams

February 8, 2018

MHC is moving to a ‘team approach’ with our GP services.  This means that if your registered GP is unavailable, reception will direct you to one of the GPs within the same team.  The GPs meet regularly to discuss cases and care to enhance the patient journey, and their health outcomes. This approach will help GPs to work […]

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New GPs

February 8, 2018

MHC has recently welcomed four new GPs to our centre. Dr John Byron was here as a Registrar at the start of 2017 so many of you may already know him. Dr Prasanna Govindaraj is an experienced GP and has joined us from Wellington with her lovely family. Dr Ceara Harbinson has moved from Clutha […]

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Christmas time

November 27, 2017

As we begin the countdown to Christmas, MHC would like to wish all our patients a wonderful, safe, and fun filled Christmas and New Year.  Don’t forget to book your appointment for the Christmas period early, or ask for a telephone prescription to make sure you have enough medication to see you through. Next year we have four […]

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Spring is in the air

September 18, 2017

Not that todays rain represents Spring, but it’s good to be past the severe winter chills.  At MHC we are excited for Dr Kirsten Taylor as she leaves at the end of this month to have her first child.  We know you will wish Kirsten and her husband all the best. MHC has updated it’s […]

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Afternoon acute clinic

April 27, 2017

MHC provides an acute clinic which is available every afternoon.  This is for urgent appointments and is book on the day only for when you fall acutely unwell. Because there are limited appointments, the acute clinic has to be prioritised, and as such, our nursing staff will ‘triage’ your condition over the phone, and assess your […]

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New GPs

February 27, 2017

Dr Susan Francis has joined the MHC, brining our present GP numbers to 18.  We have been very pleased this year to have 3 new GPs join us in Kirsten Taylor, Joshua Tang, and Susan.  Each of them will go through a ‘settling in’ period at MHC, then will decide on whether to register patients.  […]

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ODT Article

January 17, 2017

On Friday 13th, the ODT published an article related to Primary Health Care provision for the Syrian Refugee population.  At MHC, we are committed to providing quality healthcare to people from all backgrounds and we strongly feel our Practice Manager, J Rowe, was misrepresented and quoted out of context in this article.  A letter of […]

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