Change from connectmed to ManageMyHealth

From 21 June 2021 we will be switching our online portal system from connectmed to ManageMyHealth. The reason for the switch is to streamline our services, reducing errors and double/triple-handling of tasks, freeing up our nurses and receptionists to help our...

Flu vaccines 2021 & COVID vaccine update

This year’s flu vaccine rollout is a bit different to previous years, not just because of the concurrent COVID vaccine rollout, but also due to the introduction of a new flu vaccine specifically for people aged over 65. The new flu vaccine is called Fluad Quad,...

Meningococcal news update

There’s been interests and media coverage regarding meningococcal disease recently, mainly about 2 things. One is a new vaccine Bexsero is available from November 2018 to protect against Group B, the most common group/strain in NZ and the one responsible for the...

Vaccine news – BCG & Meningococcal B

BCG BCG is recommended for children under 5 years old who are at risk of Tuberculosis (TB), especially if planning to live for 3 months or longer in high risk countries including China, South East Asia and India. After more than 2 years being out of stock, they are...

Shingles vaccine now free for aged 65 to 80

Good news! The previously $200 Zostavax is now free for anyone turning 65 years. For those aged 66 to 80, the vaccine is free for 2 years (until 31 March 2020). Some people can’t have it though, in particularly if you are pregnant or immunocompromised, see our...