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Serving Te Awamutu
and the greater Waikato

At Te Awamutu Medical Centre, you’ll find a team of friendly, welcoming doctors and health professionals to help you and your whanau.

We deliver a full range of healthcare services. Register with one of our GPs to get personalised, continuous care. You’ll have a doctor who knows you and your family’s medical history, and who you can feel confident with.

In addition to our GP services, we provide nurse-led services, visiting specialists, and a drop-in urgent care clinic.

See us to sign up for the Manage My Health online patient portal. which gives you access to your own medical information, as well as ways to communicate with your GP, saving you time and cost.

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After-hours care

If you need treatment outside our opening hours, please phone our after-hours provider, Angelsea Clinic, on 07 858 0800 or Healthline on 0800 611 116. If your emergency is serious, call 111. If you phone our clinic, you will hear these numbers repeated for your reference.


Latest News & Updates

LEVEL 2 COVID. Access to our clinic is still limited. GPs are consulting by telephone where possible. Please PHONE AHEAD for all enquiries, especially if you have symptoms, and our GP or nurse will contact you back to let you know if you need to come to the clinic. At the clinic, all patients will be screened on entry, 2m distancing applies and everyone must wear a mask on our premises. 

Covid swabbing or testing is available at our clinic. We strongly advise phoning ahead to book a time as we are very busy and are not able to accept walk-ins. Please call us 07 872 0300 to arrange a time and to receive instructions from our receptionist. If you are not enrolled with us, you will need to complete a casual enrolment form before being tested.

If you prefer, you can enquire at one of the Waikato District Health Board CBAC centres in Hamilton, or a clinic listed on the WDHB website: https://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/your-health/covid-19-in-waikato/cbac/covid-19-testing-in-hamilton/

At the moment, all repeat prescriptions will be sent directly to your preferred pharmacy, so please advise this when you order your script or speak to our script nurse. Please also provide your up to date contact phone number with any phone messages.

COVID VACCINATIONS: We are currently giving covid vaccinations by appointment only for anyone 12 years or older. Children aged 12-15 years must be brought in by a parent or legal guardian. Contact us on 07 8720300 to book a time to get yours. Please note that our appointment times are NOT available on the BookMyVaccine.nz website. Alternatively, use BookMyVaccine.nz to book for a covid vaccination at another Te Awamutu provider.

We have a fracture clinic every Thursday afternoon. Book for your follow ups: fractures, sports & other injuries, strains, etc. See our experienced GP Dr Frances Stringfellow to keep your recovery on track.  

We are accepting new patients. Start your enrolment online or enrol at reception. If you are coming to the practice to enrol, call first on 07 872 0300 and we'll tell you what you need to bring with you.

COVID-19 warning: If you have cough, fever, flu-like symptoms, loss of smell, have recently visited a Ministry of Health location of interest or have been in contact with someone who has, or who has tested positive for COVID, please DO NOT ENTER the clinic. Stay in your car or at home and phone us on 07 872 0300. We will either send a clinician out to see you in the carpark, or advise you what to do next.

We advise that we are no longer able to accept cheques as payment. If you want help to arrange other forms of payment for your account, please ask our reception staff.

We are open Saturday mornings from 9am-12pm (a surcharge applies on Saturdays, and also Community Service Card discounts do not apply on Saturdays).

Women's Health Clinic - Dr Mary Ballantyne and Dr Jo Vipond and our specialised nurses are available for consultations on mid-life & menopause, family planning and sexual health. Contact reception now to book an appointment. This clinic is available weekly on Monday and Wednesday afternoon/evenings until 6pm.

Our nurses have a FREE sexual health service for 24 yr olds and under, whether you are enrolled with us or not. Contraception advice & education, STI checks/treatment, GP follow ups if needed, smears and pregnancy tests & support. Contact us to book during opening hours, incl Saturday mornings until 12pm.

We welcome your feedback and would like you to contact us if you have any concerns or questions, or if you wish to make a complaint about the care you have received. Please feel free to email, write, make a phone call or speak to one of our receptionists in person at any time, and they will assist you or direct you to the appropriate person to receive your enquiry. 

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Our clinic location

220 Bank Street
Te Awamutu, New Zealand

Opening hours

Normal hours:

Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm

Saturdays, 9am-12pm

Phone 07 872 0300
Fax 07 871 5000
Email reception@tamc.co.nz
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