Wanaka Medical Services A-Z - Aspring Medical Centre
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SERVICES A-Z

Services

Accidents and Emergencies

We work in a remote location with no hospital and as such we are well equipped for all medical emergencies. All our permanent clinical staff have been trained in PRIME – Primary Response In Medical Emergencies. In emergencies we liaise closely with hospital staff, ambulance and helicopter retrieval services. We have considerable experience in minor trauma, fracture management and injury care.

Aclasta Infusion

Aclasta is a convenient, once a year, infusion treatment for osteoporosis. It takes about an hour to administer. Please see your doctor to discuss whether this is a good option for you.

After Hours

IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 111

When the clinic is closed there is a doctor on call at all times. We share the provision of after-hours care with Wanaka Medical Centre. When you call out of clinic hours our telephone diverts to an experienced nurse triage team who will assess your problem, give advice, and call the doctor and/or ambulance if that is required. There is more information about After Hours Services here

Aviation Medicals

Dr Jayne Davies has a Certificate in Aviation Medicine and can do full Class 1 and Class 2 aviation medicals. You can find more detailed information about this service here

Blood Tests

Our nurses provide blood testing but the tests must be ordered by a doctor. Bloods are sent to Southern Community Laboratories for analysis. Most tests done by the laboratory are free to New Zealand residents but charges apply for non- New Zealanders and for some specialised tests.

Bone Density Testing

Twice a year we provide screening for bone density through an ultrasound of the heel. This is provides a convenient and relatively inexpensive test which means you do not have to make a trip to Dunedin.

Cardio-Vascular Risk Assessments (CVRA)

Cardio-vascular risk assessments are a tool to calculate your risk of heart disease or stroke based on your height, weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugars and family history. Knowing your risk enables you to make informed choices if lifestyle changes are required and allows your doctor to offer medication is required. These assessments are free if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • 35 – 74 year old Maori or Pacific male.
  • 45 – 74 year old Maori or Pacific female.
  • 45 – 74 year old New Zealand/European male.
  • 55 – 74 year old New Zealand/European female.

There is more information about CVRAs here

Care Plus

Care Plus is a programme funded by WellSouth which promotes a proactive approach to your health care.
It is designed to benefit the health of people with high health needs due to chronic conditions; acute medical or mental health needs; or terminal illness. It provides four subsidised GP visits per year. Ask your doctor or nurse if you think you could be eligible for this subsidy.

Cervical Smears

Regular smears have been shown to reduce the risk of cervical cancer. Cervical smears are recommended for women between the ages of 20 – 70. These can be done by both nurses and doctors. If you have any symptoms of concern it is better to have your cervical smear done by one of the doctors. More detailed information to help you make an appointment for your smear is available here

Children

We provide FREE consultations in normal working hours for registered children under 13 years of age. This is to enable you to access advice for any health concerns you have about your child.
Well child checks are done by the GP in conjunction with each immunisation or as requested. If you are choosing not to immunise your child you are always welcome to bring them in for regular checks.
Funding for specialist services for children is available from the Upper Clutha Children’s Medical Trust – www.uccmedtrust.co.nz . Please discuss this with your doctor.

Contraceptive Advice

We offer a range of contraceptive options including IUCD, contraceptive implants, and vasectomy. Our nurses can prescribe the emergency contraceptive pill at low cost. All registered patients under 25 are eligible for two free sexual health consultations per year with the GP of their choice. For more information see Women’s Health

In addition a free service is available for all Kiwis under 25 years at our Sexual Health Clinic which runs weekly on a Tuesday from 3.30-6pm. More information here

Diabetes Management

Lynda Davis is our trained diabetes nurse and is available for encouraging advice on diet, blood glucose monitoring and diabetes management. We recommend annual diabetic review checks.

Funded Insulin Initiation is available for patients who

  • Are currently enrolled in the Get Checked Programme and Care Plus
  • Have Type 2 diabetes
  • Are 18 and over
  • Have an HbA1c consistently above 8%
  • Are taking oral medication

Talk to Lynda or your doctor about this.

Driver Licence Medicals

These medicals require an appointment with the nurse and then the doctor. Please bring along your current licence and any paper work you have been sent. Please tell reception the appointment is for a driver’s licence medical when you make the appointment.

Drug Testing

Aspiring Medical Centre is an approved collection venue for workplace drug testing in accordance with NZ standard 4308:2008. We can offer employment, pre-employment or mandatory screening for the presence of drugs or alcohol. More information is available here:

Ear Syringing

For removal of excessive ear wax, this service is available from our practice nurses.

Excisions

Our doctors are all able to remove skin moles and lesions or do skin biopsy. These require extra time so please inform reception that that you having a minor surgery procedure when you are making the appointment.

Dr Simon Brebner is an approved GP with Special Interest (GPSI) for the removal of cancerous or pre-cancerous skin lesions. This is a WellSouth funded service which requires a referral from your doctor.

Fine Needle Aspirations

Fine needle aspiration is a type of biopsy procedure. Fine needle aspiration involves using a thin, hollow needle to remove samples of tissue or fluid from an organ of the body or a lump found under the skin. Once the samples of cells have been removed, they are sent to the laboratory for further testing. Dr Mark Edmond has received additional training in this procedure.

Fractures

Our doctors have considerable experience in management of fractures and other ski field injuries. Our nurses are trained plaster and splint technicians. Our doctors can order xrays and receive images from Otago Radiology who are also located in the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre.

Hayfever Desensitization

Your GP can refer you to an allergy specialist for assessment and testing. Once a specific desensitization programme is designed we can carry out and monitor the injections at the practice. This service is also available for bee sting desensitization

Hearing Tests

We can provide screening audiology testing as well as tympanometry for glue ear.

Heart Care

Assessments to assess your cardiovascular risk are available with our practice nurses and include cholesterol, blood glucose and weight.
If you are unlucky enough to have a heart attack we can provide emergency care, an ECG and pre-hospital treatment.

Immigration Medicals

We are an approved member of the Immigration New Zealand On-Shore Physician Panel and offer Immigration Medicals in Wanaka. More information is available here

Mammography

Every 2 years in September / October Breastscreen Aotearoa brings the mobile mammography bus to Queenstown and Alexandra. This is a free screening service for women 45-70 years. If you have not used the mammography bus service before, you need to register for this by phoning Breastscreen on 0800 270 200. The nearest private mammography is in Dunedin. Find out more or register here

Mental Wellbeing

It is part of our role to support people with problems of living, psychological issues and psychiatric diagnoses. We understand your need for privacy in a small town. It is helpful if you book a long appointment to discuss these things. We liaise closely with local therapists and psychiatric services to support people with psychological issues. Some funding is available. More information here

Nurse Services

Nurse appointments are available from 8.40-6pm, including lunchtimes, for your convenience. Our nurses have been trained for specialist roles including

  • Wound care, dressings and removal of stitches
  • Blood tests
  • Emergency Contraceptive Pills
  • ECGs
  • Cervical Smears and STI checks
  • Plastering and splinting
  • Immunisations – Nurses can offer advice on childhood immunisations as well as travel, tetanus and flu vaccinations.
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment-including blood pressure cholesterol & blood sugar checks.
  • Healthy Lifestyle – Our nurses are qualified to offer you education and advice about nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices which support health
  • Diabetes- Lynda Davis is trained to give expert education and advice about diabetes
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Telephone triage and advice

Pregnancy Care

In New Zealand pregnancy care is mainly done by midwives and specialist obstetricians. We are funded to see you free of charge in the first part of your pregnancy. We can arrange testing, discuss options for care and we are very experienced in early pregnancy complications.

Wanaka has excellent midwifery services. Midwives will deliver babies at home, at Charlotte Jean birthing unit in Alexandra and in Dunedin. They are highly skilled in all the demands of rural midwifery practice and are funded to care for you until 6 weeks after the birth.

Our doctors are happy to provide back up during your pregnancy. Normally we will meet you and your baby at about 6 weeks after the birth for a baby check and immunisation if this is your choice. This is an important visit in supporting you and giving us the opportunity to start a relationship with your child. Mothers are encouraged to make an appointment at the same time, to discuss contraception and any concerns they may have.

Repeat Prescriptions

These can be done for registered patients only. If you are a visitor or we have not prescribed the item before, you will need to see a doctor.

If you are an enrolled patient on regular medication, recommended practice is that we can supply 3 months at a time and need to see you every second time – ie every 6 months. This allows for monitoring of your condition and the appropriateness of treatment.

You can order a repeat prescription by phoning the receptionist. Please

  • state exactly the names of medications you want
  • allow 48 hours before you collect the prescription
  • check your prescription when you collect it.

Sexual Health Clinic

We run a confidential sexual health clinic on Tuesdays 3.30 – 6.00 p.m. This clinic is free to all New Zealanders under 25 years. Some charges apply for overseas visitors. No appointment is necessary. Outside these clinics every enrolled patient under 25 is eligible for two funded sexual health visits, to the GP of their choice, per year. For others normal charges apply. See also Specialised Services

Skin Checks

We run clinics offering free skin checks of freckles and moles annually, in November. Watch the “Messenger” for details.

Skin Treatment Clinic

We have Liquid Nitrogen available to treat sunspots and warts every Tuesday from 11am. Please tell the receptionist that this is the reason for your appointment when booking.

Smoking Cessation

We encourage our patients to stop smoking. Our nurses can advise on smoking cessation linked to the national Quit programme. We are able to offer practical strategies as well as subsidized medications and nicotine replacement. Talk to us, or visit http://www.quit.org.nz/ or phone 0800 778 778.

Specialist Doctor Referrals

Our Doctors can refer you to a range of private specialists who visit Wanaka, Queenstown and Alexandra on a regular basis.

Many visiting specialists consult privately from the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. This includes orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynaecology, ear nose and throat, gastroenterology, general surgery, urology, and cardiology. Occasionally you may need to travel to Dunedin or Christchurch to see the specialist that the doctor recommends.

There are Public specialist outpatient clinics at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde which is supported by a transport service from Wanaka. To find out about “Wheels to Dunstan” phone 4437799. In certain circumstances travel to Dunedin can be subsidised.

Spirometry

Spirometry is a test used to assess how well your lungs work by measuring how much air you inhale, how much you exhale and how quickly you exhale. Spirometry is used to diagnose asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other conditions that affect breathing. Some of our nurses have received specialised training which enables them to administer this test.

Sports Medicine

Dr Simon Brebner has a Diploma of Sports Medicine and is an accredited Sports Medicine Provider with the NZ Academy of Sport. While all our doctors can deal with sports injuries, Simon has extra expertise in complex cases. More info here

Test Results

Knowing your test results is important. We will inform you of routine test results by letter or text, but we will phone with urgent results. Please ring the nurse if you do not receive notification after 2 weeks.

Travel Medicine

Dr Jayne Davies has postgraduate qualifications in travel medicine and is available to provide complex travel medicine advice including all vaccinations, malaria advice and travel kits. We are an official Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. More information about these services here

Vasectomy

Dr Simon Brebner is able to carry out vasectomies at the clinic and is an accredited provider for Southern Cross. If you are interested in this option there is more information here. Please make a preliminary appointment with him to discuss this whether this is a good choice for you. In some cases people receiving Job Seeker Support, or their partner, may be eligible for a WINZ subsidy for vasectomy. Contact your local WINZ office for more information. Click here for more information.

Weekends and Public Holiday Clinics

We share the weekend work with Wanaka Medical Centre. There is always an urgent clinic at the duty practice from 9am – 12 noon and 3pm – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday and on public holidays. These hours are extended to 9am – 6pm at busy times of the year. No appointment is necessary, but we do recommend calling first as the receptionist can give you advice about the best time to come in and this may shorten your wait time . The on call doctor may be contacted through 443 0725 outside of clinic hours.

Specialised Services

After Hours
IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 111 When the clinic is closed there is a doctor on call at all times. We share the provision of urgent after-hours care with Wanaka Medical Centre. When you call 03 443 0725 outside clinic hours our telephone diverts to an experienced nurse triage team who will assess your problem, give advice, and call the doctor and/or ambulance if that is necessary. Depending on the care required the doctor may come to you or they may ask you to meet them at the clinic in the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, where they have access to more materials and equipment. Sometimes the nurse triage service has a lot of calls to deal with and you may have to wait for a while to speak to the nurse. If you feel that it is taking too long and you are anxious about the person needing care, please remember that you can get an ambulance by hanging up and calling 111 at any time. If you have any difficulty accessing the nurse triage service or a doctor after hours, please let us know.   Photo: Geoff Marks - Southern Lights, Wanaka, New Zealand.
Aviation Medicals
Dr Jayne Davies has a Certificate in Aviation Medicine and is a Certified CAA Medical Examiner. She can do full Class 1 and Class 2 aviation medicals. Our Aviation Medical clinic is held on a Wednesday morning. If you are unable to attend at this time please talk to reception about arranging an alternative. Information for pilots about the medical exam is available here. Please note that you must pay the CAA fee prior to your appointment and provide us with a copy of the receipt. The application form for your medical must also be completed and brought to your appointment. You can down-load the form from the CAA website - https://www.caa.govt.nz/Forms/Forms.htm#Part_067 Please DO NOT SIGN the application form. It must be signed in front of the examiner.
Immigration Medicals
[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image="524" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="150" padding_bottom="150" css_animation=""][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1494982224573{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Aspiring Medical Centre is the only approved provider of Immigration eMedicals for Immigration New Zealand in Wanaka. eMedical is the electronic processing system that is used by our clinic to record the results of your medical examination and send them to Immigration New Zealand You can now book your immigration medical online! Please click here to apply for your appointment and one of our team will call you within 2 working days You can also make an appointment for your immigration medical either in person or by phone. If phoning, please have your credit or debit card handy. Due to the high demand for appointments we require a deposit of $100 to confirm your booking.  This can be paid either at time of booking or up to 48 hours before your appointment. If the deposit is not paid then your appointment will be cancelled and allocated to someone else. The deposit can be refunded, provided that you notify us that you are unable to attend at least 48 hours prior to your appointment time. When you come in for your appointment you MUST bring your original passport (not a photocopy) and also passports for any children or dependents who are having a medical completed. For other acceptable forms of identification see the Immigration New Zealand website. Please feel free to bring a friend or interpreter along if you think this will make the consultation easier. First you will see the nurse, who will take your photo, take blood tests and record measurements. This takes 30 – 45 minutes. During this process you will be asked to give a urine specimen, so please have a big drink of water before you come to your appointment.  Women cannot be menstruating (having your period) at the time of consultation, so please time your appointment appropriately. You will then be examined by a doctor, which takes 15 – 30 minutes. There may be some waiting time, so allow an hour and a half for your visit. The cost of a standard eMedical is $390 for an adult. This includes a set of standard blood tests. The cost for a child is $222 (no blood tests required). Depending on the outcome of your initial examination, you may be asked to undertake further tests or be referred to a specialist. In this case there will be additional costs. Payment is required at the time of your appointment. Once we get the results of your blood tests back from the laboratory (this may take a few days) we will complete the eMedical and send it electronically to Immigration New Zealand. You do not need to come back to the clinic to get your results. Immigration New Zealand will contact you regarding the status of your application using the preferred method you have selected during your appointment - usually email or phone. We will NOT contact you, unless we need you to come back for further tests or examinations. We can only complete the medical examination component of your medical. If you need a chest xray this can be done at Otago Radiology, which is located next to us in the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. There is a separate charge for this service (usually $200 - $250)  which is paid to Otago Radiology. You can find more information on the Immigration New Zealand website - http://www.dol.govt.nz/immigration/knowledgebase/item/1065[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][action full_width="no" type="normal" text_font_weight="" show_button="yes" button_target="_blank" background_color="#4f4f4f" padding_top="35" padding_bottom="35" button_text="BOOK NOW" button_link="/services/specialised-services/immigration-medicals/immigration-medical-exam-wanaka-booking-form/"]Book your Immigration Medical Appointment online![/action][/vc_column][/vc_row]
Mental Well-Being
It is part of our role to support people with problems of living, psychological issues and psychiatric diagnoses. We understand your need for privacy in a small town. It is helpful if you book a long appointment to discuss these things.
Safe Skin
[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1480389087170{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;background-color: #ededed !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1172" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1505973066053{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-right: 30% !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 30% !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1505974127196{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1506285864762{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"] Do you worry about skin cancer? We can help. Safe Skin by Aspiring Medical Centre offers advanced evidence based skin cancer detection using the techniques recommended by the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. SkinScope uses digital dermoscopy and SnapShot uses Total Body Photography. Both these techniques facilitate the detection and treatment of skin cancer before it becomes a threat to your health. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1505973521170{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dermoscopy (SkinScope) [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#c86317" thickness="2" up="20" down="50"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Who needs Dermoscopy? You should consider Dermoscopy if you are at high risk of skin cancer, which is if you are in one of the following groups: You have had melanoma or another type of skin cancer yourself. Someone in your family has had melanoma. You or someone in your family have multiple abnormal looking moles. You have more than 50 moles. If you are developing new moles. You are taking medications that suppress your immune system. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Why do I need Dermoscopy? The majority of skin cancer in New Zealand is not melanoma and this is best detected with examination by dermatoscope of individual blemishes on your skin. 20% of melanomas develop from existing moles. Existing moles that become melanoma often look normal to the naked eye in their earliest stage. Dermoscopy gives the best opportunity to catch melanoma at its earliest stage when it is most curable. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]What does SkinScope, using Dermoscopy, involve? We use a state of the art dermatoscope to look at each of your moles individually using the benefit of 10x magnification and different waveforms of light to determine their cancerous potential. Individual moles can be photographed digitally if necessary. Dermoscopy doesn’t require all your skin surface to be visible at once and areas of clothing are taken off so each mole can be examined.  Skin in the breast, genital, and buttock areas is not routinely examined, so you will need to advise the doctor if there are spots in these areas that you would like checked. Your comfort and dignity is of utmost concern at all times. If the doctor identifies moles or lesions which need to be removed we will make you a follow-up appointment for this procedure [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1505973692037{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"] The cost of a 30 minute SkinScope appointment is $150 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="parallax" parallax_content_width="in_grid" anchor="skin-snapshot" text_align="center" background_image="1190" full_screen_section_height="no" section_height="400" css=".vc_custom_1505974806181{padding-top: 200px !important;padding-bottom: 200px !important;}" el_class="pw100"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1505974196277{padding-top: 80px !important;}"] Total Body Photography (Skin Snapshot) [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#c86317" thickness="2" up="20" down="50"][vc_column_text] New Zealand has the highest rate of melanoma skin cancer in the world. Every year more than 4,000 of us are diagnosed with this life-threatening disease which is around 13 people per day. and 300 people per year will die from it. If it is detected and diagnosed early enough, melanoma can be cured easily by removal of the mole. Total Body Photography, which we call Skin Snapshot, can help with the early detection of melanoma and other types of skin cancer in people who are at high risk.  This tool is used by leading medical centres and skin cancer specialists worldwide to help identify melanoma early enough to be cured. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Who needs Skin Snapshot? You should consider Snapshot if you are at high risk of skin cancer which is if you are in one of the following groups: You have had melanoma yourself. Someone in your family has had melanoma. You or someone in your family have multiple abnormal looking moles. You have more than 50 moles. If you are developing new moles. If you have had more than a few non-melanoma type skin cancers. You are taking medications that suppress your immune system. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Why do I need Skin Snapshot using TBP? Only 20% of melanomas develop from existing moles so any new mole should be treated with suspicion. Melanomas developing from normal skin often look normal to the naked eye when they first appear. Harmless new moles over the age of 40 are considered unusual, over the age of 50 they are suspicious and highly suspicious over the age of 60. TBP helps you keep track of new moles if it is difficult for you to do so. TBP gives you or your doctor a baseline to compare with, enabling diagnosis of melanoma at the earliest stage in moles that change or are new and preventing unnecessary biopsies of moles that haven’t changed. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]What does Skin Snapshot using TBP involve? We use a high resolution digital SLR camera and 23 standardised poses. This allows changes to be observed in existing moles or new moles to be identified assisting in the diagnosis of skin cancer including melanoma. You are welcome to bring a chaperone if you so choose. Snapshot is conducted with patients wearing their own underwear preferably brief style as not to obstruct too much skin surface. Your comfort and dignity is of utmost concern at all times. Skin in the breast, genital, and buttock areas is not routinely examined, so you will need to advise the doctor if there are spots in these areas that you would like checked. Your Snapshot images are only available to doctors involved in your care at Aspiring Medical Centre. We recommend you keep a copy of your images for yourself, to assist with your own skin cancer self-checks monthly.  For a small additional cost you can securely download a copy to your personal computer. It is not a requirement that Skin Snapshot be done annually.  A single baseline group of images provides useful information into the future. If the doctor identifies moles or lesions which need to be removed we will make you a follow-up appointment for this procedure. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1505974865213{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"] The cost of a 45 minute Skin Snapshot appointment is $250 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" background_color="#595959" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1505977846206{background-color: #595959 !important;}" el_id="calltoaction3"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1505977931673{margin-bottom: -100px !important;}"][action full_width="yes" content_in_grid="yes" type="simple" text_font_weight="" show_button="yes" button_target="_self" background_color="#595959" padding_top="50" padding_bottom="50" button_text="CONTACT US" button_link="/contact-us/" button_text_color="#ffffff" button_hover_text_color="#282828" button_background_color="#c86317" button_hover_background_color="#ffffff" button_border_color="#c86317" button_hover_border_color="#ffffff"]Book your Safe Skin appointment today![/action][/vc_column][/vc_row]
Sexual Health Clinic
We run a confidential sexual health clinic on Tuesdays 3.30 - 6.00 p.m. This clinic is free to all New Zealanders under 25 years. Some charges apply for overseas visitors. No appointment is necessary. Outside these clinics normal charges apply.
Sports Medicine – Simon…
Sports Medicine is not just for elite athletes, but for anyone with acute or chronic musculo-skeletal problems which might arise from sport, outdoor activities, hobbies or just day-to-day life.
Travel Medicine
Dr Jayne Davies has postgraduate qualifications in travel medicine and is available to provide complex travel medicine advice including all vaccinations, malaria advice and travel kits. We are an official Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.
Vasectomy
Dr Simon Brebner has over ten years’ experience in performing vasectomies. He is an accredited provider with Southern Cross so there is no charge to you if you have an approved Southern Cross health insurance policy. It is also possible for some WINZ
Women's Health
Our women doctors are specialists in the health matters that are uniquely important to women. Find more information here about the range of services that we offer.