We’re sad to report that Dr John Armstrong has resigned unexpectedly this week due to personal reasons. We apologise for the substantial effect we know this has on his regular patients. While we interview for a new long-term GP, Dr Martin Seers will be providing locum cover for John’s patients – although you can book with anyContinue reading “GP leaving – Dr John Armstrong”
We will be closed Monday 25th April and re open Tuesday 26th April
Walk in to our Flu vaccination clinics anytime between 9am – 12pm or 2pm – 4pm
We will be closed Friday 15th April and Monday 18th April. We will re open Tuesday 19th April 2022 Happy Easter
Just a reminder, we’re shut for the public holiday on Monday. We will re-open with our usual hours from 8:30am on Tuesday 8/2/2022.
Access to COVID-19 vaccination is widening. We can now offer booster vaccination if your last dose was more than 4 months ago, regardless of whether you are registered with us as a patient. We are also offering kids vaccination (ages 5-12), for our own registered patients only. Please call us on (03) 366 8970 toContinue reading “COVID-19 Kids vaccines & adult boosters”
New Zealand is now at the red setting of the COVID-19 protection framework. We’re still open and running. Consultations will now be virtual (phone or video) first – your GP / nurse will arrange for you to be seen in person if required. COVID-19 testing and vaccination are available every day. See our homepage forContinue reading “COVID-19 Red setting”
We’re now closed for the Christmas break, through until we reopen on Wednesday 5th January 2022. For care that can’t wait, book online to see a doctor through AfterhoursGP.co.nz, or visit any of Christchurch’s urgent care walk-in services. Have a nice holiday period – we look forward to seeing you back in 2022.
Selwyn Village Healthcare will be shut from Saturday 25th December, reopening Wednesday 5th January 2022. Please arrange appointments and prescription requests early so you don’t miss out. After hours care is provided over the phone through the national phone healthline 0800 611 116, and in person through www.AfterhoursGP.co.nz who provide booked appointments outside our opening hours. You canContinue reading “Christmas hours”
Great news – We’re excited to welcome Dr Tara King to our team of GPs. She’s available now for bookings. Dr King has experience in a variety of specialities, and we expect her to be a great contributor to the wellbeing of our community. Please join us in helping her feel welcome.
With Canterbury anniversary day public holiday this week, we’re closed from 5pm Thursday 11th of November, reopening 8:30am the following Monday. We’re not open Friday 12/11/21. If you need health advice through the long weekend call Healthline on 0800 611 116, or for GP care that can’t wait book an appointment through AfterHoursGP.co.nz Happy holidays!
We are making some changes to our service due to the ongoing risk of community COVID-19 in Christchurch – to try and protect our patients, community, and staff. Please read the information on our homepage to find out how these changes might affect you. Thank you all for your continued understanding and kindness.
We’re excited to introduce Jo Naysmith, who is a great new addition to our reception & administration team. Please help her to feel welcome if you meet her at reception.
With Labour day public holiday next Monday we’ll be closed from 5pm Friday 22nd of October, reopening 8:30am the following Tuesday. We are not open Monday 25/10/21. If you need health advice through the long weekend call Healthline on 0800 611 116, or for GP care that can’t wait book an appointment through AfterHoursGP.co.nz Please submit prescriptionContinue reading “Labour day public holiday”
We’re opening specially to offer COVID-19 vaccinations on Super Saturday From 8am – 12pm this Saturday 16th October. Call 03 366 8970 to book
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”