We’ve got a great new GP joining our team – Dr Tara King will be with us from mid November, taking over from Dr England who leaves us this week (we will have locum cover for the interim). Dr King has a range of experience in a variety of medical specialities, and we expect herContinue reading “New GP”
We’re excited to now offer COVID-19 Vaccination. We can vaccinate anyone aged 12+, you do not have to be a registered patient. We are currently able to offer appointments at short notice – please phone to book. See our vaccination page for more information
Our reception & administration team has just been joined by a great new member Rochelle Connell. Please join us in helping her feel welcome if you meet her at reception or over the phone.
This weekend our patients can book an appointment with us for COVID-19 testing between 9-1pm Saturday & Sunday. phone us during these hours to book an appointment (03 3668970) stay in your car and phone us when you arrive
From 11:59 pm Tuesday 17th August Christchurch & NZ are at COVID-19 Alert Level 4 Please visit our homepage for detailed information on how this affects our services & your healthcare.
Dr England is leaving our team next month to take on exciting career opportunity in Westport. We’re all very sad to see her go, please join us in wishing her the best for the future. We will have a locum GP covering her workload while we spend the time finding the best long term replacementContinue reading “Dr Vanessa England leaving”
We’re excited to introduce Fleur MacPherson, who is a great new addition to our reception & administration team. Please help her to feel welcome if you meet her at reception.
We have updated the information on our COVID-19 page, to help you work out when you will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Canterbury. We’re not yet sure if / when we may be able to provide vaccination at Selwyn Village Healthcare, but will continue to keep our website updated as information becomes available.
We’re now able to give flu vaccines to all our patients, though don’t yet have the vaccines for ages 4 and under (will update here when this changes) . Please walk in 8:30 – 4pm, no appointment needed. Please don’t ring to book.
Our team of frontline health workers are now being vaccinated against COVID-19 (through the CDHB). We regularly see patients with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, and so vaccination helps prevent passing infection on to our other patients if we’re exposed. We believe there is good evidence for the safety and effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine beingContinue reading “COVID-19 protection”
Funded Flu vaccines are now available for our patients ages 65+. If you are 65 or older please come to our morning walk-in clinic 8:30 – 11am. Please do not call to book an appointment. We’re expecting flu vaccines for other groups some time next month – we’ll update our website & recorded phone messageContinue reading “Flu vaccines – ages 65+ now available”
Our 2021 Flu vaccination program is due to be starting soon; we’re waiting to have the date of delivery confirmed. Initially these will be available only for our patients aged 65+. This year vaccination will be provided through our morning walk-in clinic (8:30 – 11am). Once vaccination is available we’ll update our website & recordedContinue reading “Flu vaccines 2021”
With Easter public holidays this weekend we’ll be closed from 5pm Thursday 1st of April, reopening 8:30am the following Tuesday. We are not open Friday 1/4/21 or Monday 5/4/21. If you need health advice through the long weekend please call Healthline on 0800 611 116, or for GP care that can’t wait book an appointmentContinue reading “Easter hours”
We’re excited to welcome Megan O’Connell as a new member of our team. Megan is a competent and experienced practice nurse who will start helping care for our patients this week.
From the beginning of May we’re expecting to offer the 2021 flu vaccine; we can’t book these appointments until we have more details. There is still no clear information about whether COVID-19 vaccination will be provided through General Practice, and when this might occur. We’ll keep our website updated, or you can subscribe to ourContinue reading “Flu vaccines 2021”
From Sunday 7/3/21 Christchurch is returning to alert level 1. We still request that patients who are unwell with cold & flu symptoms do not enter the building – please call us to arrange assessment. See our COVID-19 page for further information.
This weekend a further case of community transmission was detected in Auckland, and Christchurch has been moved into alert level 2. Please see our COVID-19 page for detailed information for both well AND unwell patients on how you can help us reduce the spread of disease.
From Thursday 17/2/21 Christchurch is returning to alert level 1. We still request that patients who are unwell with cold & flu symptoms do not enter the building – please call us to arrange assessment. See our COVID-19 page for further information.
The new community cases of COVID-19 and the escalation to Alert level 2 this weekend further emphasise the importance of continuing our careful approach. Please see our COVID-19 page for detailed information for both well AND unwell patients on how you can help us prevent the spread of disease.
We’ve updated our website to make it easier to find the information you want. Stay posted for more improvements to come
Our patients can still access quality GP care when we are shut, without sitting in a waiting room for hours. Visit AfterHoursGP.co.nz to find out more. If you are unwell, please ring Healthline (0800 611 116) as your first step so that serious and life threatening conditions are appropriately seen in Emergency Department.
Responding to your healthcare needs, we have a GP attending to urgent problems each weekday morning. While other practices may take days to offer urgent care, our patients can walk-in daily from 8:30 – 11am even if your usual GP is unavailable. This is ideal for minor injuries, infections, and any other urgent / semi-urgentContinue reading “Morning walk-in clinic”