Asthma Medication Changes

March 24, 2021

In 2020, changes were made to the New Zealand guidelines around how asthma in adults and teenagers should be treated.   It has been shown that for most people, (even those with mild or exercise induced asthma) that making a simple change in the type of inhaler and how and when you use it, may reduce […]

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March 1, 2021

MHC COVID LEVEL 2 CHANGES Monday 1st March 2021 MHC wants to maintain as SAFE an environment as possible for patients and staff alike, so any changes to our service delivery will be made with this in mind. If you have any respiratory symptoms (runny nose, cold, cough, fever, aches, loss or smell) please phone […]

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Guardians of the Future

December 24, 2020

Protect against Measles Are you aged 15-30 years? Become a Guardian of the Future by getting immunised against measles. Not only will you be protecting yourself against a disease that’s about 8 times more contagious than COVID-19, you’ll also be protecting your whānau, your community, and future generations from harm. Measles is a serious disease that can make you […]

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Prescriptions over the Christmas period

December 1, 2020

Please make sure you get all you prescriptions for the Christmas holiday period well in advance. We are open every day except Christmas day, with the public holidays either side being ‘book on the day’ appointments only.  Therefore, getting an appointment the week before Christmas tends to be difficult as staff head away for their […]

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MASKS

September 11, 2020

We encourage you to bring your own mask and wear it while you are in the practice.    

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LEVEL ONE UPDATE

June 9, 2020

“Why are we not ‘back to normal’ in level one? We’d like to thank all our patients for ‘bearing with us’ during the recent months whilst we’ve been forced to change the way that we deliver care to you.  Like most people we’re really happy to see Level 1 arrive.  We’re also conscious that we […]

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Level 2 Update

May 18, 2020

How is level 2 going to work at MHC?  We are open and here to help.  During level 2 MHC will be offering our usual services but, in accordance with guidance from the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, we’re still aiming to have as few people in the waiting room as possible. We […]

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Level 3 Update

May 1, 2020

We hope you are all staying well during these challenging times. The Flu vaccine is now available for all who wish to have it.  We have a limited supply available but have been advised we will be getting more after the 11th May.  We are running a drive thru clinic to minimise patient contact. As […]

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We are still here for you!

April 7, 2020

MHC remains open during the Covid – 19 level 4 lockdown and has capacity to deal with your health needs.   We are here to help with any problems that may have arisen during the lockdown period (accidents, illnesses etc.) but can also help with long term and minor health problems.   We are trying to do […]

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FLU VACCINES

April 2, 2020

We’ve received limited stocks of the flu vaccine and are running flu vaccination clinics over the coming days.  Please note that these flu vaccination clinics are for pre-booked patients and, regrettably, all the appointments have been taken.  We will update our website when more flu vaccines become available.  We do understand that this is frustrating […]

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COVID-19 URGENT UPDATE

March 22, 2020

As per Ministry of Health advice, from 8am Monday 23rd of March, MHC will no longer allow walk in services without prior contact with the practice.  Please contact MHC online via Manage My Health or phone 466 5011. You can enrol with MHC online services (Manage My Health) by contacting reception or emailing managemyhealth@mhc.co.nz.   […]

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We are now offering GP telephone consultations

March 20, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak situation we’d like to avoid bringing patients in to the medical centre.  At times your health needs may be met by having a consultation with your GP on the phone, for example repeat prescriptions, discuss lab results or advice where a physical examination is not needed. Usual fees will […]

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