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Coronavirus Guide

Siouxsie Wiles | Contributing writer   There is a surge of cases of the virus outside China. Australia says it expects Covid-19 to turn into a global pandemic. We cannot afford to panic in New Zealand. But we must prepare, writes Dr Siouxsie Wiles. Update: since publication, Coronavirus has been confirmed as having arrived in …

Measles and MMR vaccine update

Measles vaccine is no longer restricted. The child immunisation vaccine programme is ongoing and a free immunisation is also available to any individual susceptible to measles, mumps or rubella (which includes unvaccinated adults under age 50). A new measles immunisation campaign is scheduled to commence in May 2020. This will be targeted at young adults, …
We close at the end of day on Tuesday 24 December. We re-open at 8.30 am on Monday 6 January 2020 For Medical Attention during our closure period please attend Pegasus 24 Hour Surgery - 401 Madras Street Telephone: 03-365 7777

Christmas and New Year 2019

Repeat Medication Prescription Requests - December 2019 To make sure you have sufficient medications over the holidays, please arrange your prescription request and/or doctor review appointment early  The Medical Centre closes from end of day on Tuesday 24 December and re-opens on Monday 6 January 2020 at 8.30 am              …
From 2019 the annual Influenza Immunisation Programme will start on 1 April each year, subject to the vaccine being available for distribution from then. You are eligible for a free vaccine if you are over 65 years of age or if you have a chronic health condition such as asthma, heart disease, diabetes, COPD, pregnancy …
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