A piece of advice from MHC

October 20, 2023

At your next visit to the practice, you may notice things looking a little different. Exciting new renovations have started, and you may hear some noise whilst they take place. Keep an eye out at your next visit for pictures of what the practice will look like when the renovations are complete. The MHC team […]

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Measles may be in Otago and Southland!

October 9, 2023

Measles may be in Otago and Southland! Are you and your whānau immunised? Measles is highly contagious and can make you very sick. If you have not had 2 vaccination shots against measles, contact your local GP to book an appt, check if there is a vaccination clinic at your community provider or visit your […]

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Time to SCREEN – National Cervical Screening Programme

September 18, 2023

Cervical screening has changed. The new cervical screening test is here and it’s a game changer! Cervical cancer is preventable. Regular cervical screening is one of the best ways to protect yourself. There are now two options for having your cervical screening test: a vaginal swab where you can self-test or a trained professional can […]

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August 29, 2023

Would you like to pick and choose when you book your appointments? Do you like to be in control of your health journey and be able to get results at your convenience? Would you like to have access to some of your health information online? Then MANAGE MY HEALTH is perfect for you. Speak to […]

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MHC After-Hours On-Call

August 28, 2023

Mornington Health Centre Hours for Registered Patients Normal Practice Hours  Weekdays            8am – 6pm  After Hours Urgent Service A Doctor is on duty weeknights, weekends, and public holidays until 10pm for URGENT problems. Weeknights         6pm -10pm Weekends       8am – 10pm  The On-call Doctor is not always on-site, please phone first to arrange a consultation. 03 […]

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Translator Services

August 25, 2023

Te Whatu Ora Translator Services are available at MHC. If you are needing an interpreter for your consultation, see reception and they can arrange an interpreter for any of the languages listed below. Ki te whai koe i tētahi kaiwhakamārama reo māori mo ōu hui hauora, korero atu ki ngā kaiwhakatau manuhiri hei whakarite. Ki […]

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August 21, 2023

All patients will now be seen in the practice during usual business hours. (There will be no changes to our existing After-Hours Service) Masks are optional BUT are required if you are infectious in any way. This includes: Respiratory symptoms Fever Diarrhoea Vomiting We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. The MHC Team.

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April 4, 2023

Influenza, “the flu”, can be anywhere and is easily spread through talking, coughing and sneezing.  Up to one in five people get influenza every year. Some people can get very sick with the flu while others may not know they have it as they do not feel unwell.  But they can still pass it on […]

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COVID-19 vaccine available for younger children at higher risk

February 10, 2023

Tamariki aged 6 months to 4 years who are immunocompromised or have multiple or complex health conditions are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. From 9 February a version of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be available for children aged 6 months to 4 years who are at higher risk of severe disease if they […]

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Changes to eligibility for free COVID-19 healthcare

February 10, 2023

Changes to eligibility for free COVID-19 healthcare From 13 February, you may need to pay for COVID-19-related visits to your healthcare provider. With the Omicron variant circulating, most people can recover at home. This is due to very high vaccination levels and widespread natural immunity. People eligible for free healthcare If you are at higher […]

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September 23, 2022

Kia ora, As you may be aware, our computer system has not, until now, been good at accurately reflecting the gender preferences of gender-diverse people. There have been limited choices (male, female and unknown), and no ability to differentiate between sex assigned at birth and current gender. In addition, there was no ability to select […]

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MHC Courtesy Coach

July 26, 2022

The MHC Courtesy Coach is back on the road again!!  Our Courtesy Coach is free to registered MHC patients.  Please advise our reception staff if you would like to book the coach at the time you book your appointment. This service is limited to specific areas, please phone reception for more information.

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