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Shirley Medical Centre

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COVID19 UPDATE

NURSE STOP WORK  MEETING WEDNESDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 10:00AM-12:00PM

The Medical Centre will be open on Wednesday 30th September, but please be aware that we may not be able to offer our full range of services due to nurse strike action. 

 

LEVEL 1 UPDATE 22 September 2020

Please note while we are in level 1 we request that if you have any respiratory symptoms please wait in your vehicle and ring reception on arrival.

 

At Level 1 please phone as usual to make an appointment with your doctor. We are unable to see unannounced patients except in medical emergencies, please ring ahead.

All patients with respiratory symptoms (cough, fever, runny/blocked nose and loss of smell) please phone to make an appointment. On arrival to the medical centre for your appointment please stay in your car and call us to say you have arrived, and we will come and get you from your car. You will be asked to wear a mask.

Patients with no respiratory symptoms please phone to make an appointment as usual. You can decide if you would prefer that appointment to be a face to face or a phone/video consult. If you opt for a face to face please make your way to the waiting room on arrival.

 

All consults (face to face/telephone/video) attract the normal fee.

The MOH has asked us to continue the following activities and encourage you to not delay in contacting us:

  • COVID-19 Testing – no charge to patient
  • Cervical smear
  • All childhood and Adult Immunisations
  • B12 injections
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Depo and long term contraception
  • Minor surgery including skin lesions of conern

FLU VACCINES

 

Flu vaccines will be available, please phone for an appointment.

For more information of eligibility please go to the 'our services' page and look under the 'flu vaccines' drop-down.

WHY

We must protect our vulnerable patients. Information received from Italy tells us that doctor waiting rooms contribute significantly to the spread of COVID-19. We need to reduce the number of sick and vulnerable people gathering in our practice.

 

Click the link for the latest information from the Ministry of Health

https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

 

Opening Hours



♦Opening Hours♦

8:00am until 6:00pm, 5 days a week.


When we are closed our phones are answered by a registered nurse who is able to assess your needs. The nurse may offer advice or immediate assistance if required but cannot take messages or make appointments.

 

Shirley Team
Shirley Medical Team