Aroha mai, we are currently experiencing high call volumes and there may be a delay getting through.
If you're registered please use the patient portal for non-urgent requests or to order repeat prescriptions.
You can order RATs online and pick them up from a collection site.
Avon Medical Centre is short staffed at the moment, as some of our doctors have left or are leaving soon. We're doing things a bit differently to ensure everyone gets the right medical care as soon as possible.
We are working hard to find new doctors, but there is a nationwide shortage which is making it difficult.
We are still here for our patients though. Part-time doctors from out of town will be helping out at the practice, and virtual consults will also be available.
To ensure everyone gets the right medical care as soon as possible, we're doing things a bit differently while we look for some new doctors.