News & Info

Xmas Hours 2018

Merry christmas and happy new year! Our hard working team needs a break, so we will be closed during the holidays. Our last working day is Friday 21st of December (morning appointments only) and we will be back refreshed on Monday 7th January. If you have...
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Lower GP fees for community services card holders & free age 13 and under

Lower fees are starting 1st December 2018! Glenfield Medical Centre has signed up to be the first wave of medical practices to introduce lower GP fees for community services card holders & free age 13 and under. If have a community services card, your…
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Flu vaccines are here!

Flu is everywhere and even the healthiest person can catch it and become really unwell. It’s worth getting vaccinated before the winter flu season comes, if you want to stay well or avoid interruption to work or holiday plans. The 2018 flu vaccines have...
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A new year, a new YOU

Happy new year! With a new year, it’s a great opportunity to evaluate the year just been, and think about want you want to get out of this year. It’s a good time for a “warrant of fitness”, and if you have any health related new...
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World Osteoporosis Day is October 20th

Osteoporosis is common and under-diagnosed in New Zealand. It’s a condition where your bones are weak and are at risk of fractures. To help protect your bones we recommend adequate vitamin D/sun exposure, dietary calcium and keeping physically active. If...
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You can check your test results online!

Finding it difficult to get hold of the nurse to discuss test results? At Glenfield Medical Centre we now have the ability for you to see your test results online. All you have to do is upgrade your connectmed account (the one you use to book an appointment or...
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HPV vaccine free for boys & girls from 2017

Did you know? The HPV vaccine helps prevent cervical, genital & throat cancers as well as genital warts. And the good news is that from 2017 it is free for boys and girls up to age 26. The HPV vaccine Gardasil had been funded for girls age 12 to 18 since 2008....
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