Flu Vaccines | Flu Like Illness | Phone PrescriptionsAppointments | Immigration Medicals

Flu Vaccines

Flu AheadThe  Ministry of Health have decided to extend funding for Flu Vaccinations until the end of August as it appears that influenza has not peaked this season.

Our only protection is immunization.

Please phone reception to make an appointment.

Flu vaccinations are free if:

  • You are over 65 years
  • You are pregnant
  • You have a chronic condition
  • Non funded vaccines cost $22.

Please phone reception to make an appointment.


Flu like illness

If you are unwell with a flu like illness, which includes abdominal Illnesses, please feel free to phone the Health Centre for advice.

We may advise that we do not need to see you, however  you will speak with a nurse who make that decision.

Some conditions can deteriorate quickly from complications. Other times it is a matter of taking adequate pain relief, increasing fluid intake and getting lots of rest whilst letting the disease take its course.


Telephone Prescriptions

Just a reminder there is a charge for phone prescriptions – this can be paid online or at the health Centre

Thankyou


Appointments

Whilst we acknowledge that sometimes you may need to wait for sometime to see the Doctor, we ask that you are on time for your appointment. If you are late and we are fully booked  the doctor or nurse may not be able to see you that day and you may need to make another appointment.
We try to ensure that there aren’t too many delays for you – however as the doctors and nurses often have to deal with emergencies or urgent situations delays can happen.
If you think your appointment may need longer than 10-15 minutes please ask for a double appointment when you book.
Thankyou.


Immigration Medicals

We are now unable to see people for Immigration medicals.

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Community Ownership

  • The Amuri Community Health Centre is 100% owned by the ‘Amuri Community Trust’ a not for profit organisation.
  • Community ownership allows us to provide the best care in an ever changing environment and to attract the best health professionals.
  • The charitable status of the Health Centre also allows us to seek  funds which would not have been open to us under a traditional model.

Amuri Health reception area

Our building allows us to fit in with the Government's Primary Health Care Strategy of an integrated Health Centre, focusing on prevention rather than cure and keeping patients out of hospital.
Amuri Community Health Centre  is a Cornerstone accredited practice having met the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners standard for GP services as defined in 'aiming for excellence'.

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