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Measles Outbreak in Auckland! Get your MMR vaccine now!

If you think you have measles or in contact with measles, please call us to discuss what to do. When you arrive, please stay in your car and call reception to let us know you arrived.   There is officially an outbreak of Measles in Auckland, and as...
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New patients welcome

Update 2/9/19: we are now at capacity and no longer taking new patients, sorry for the inconvenience. Dr Lily Partridge is back from maternity leave, and we are happy to announce that we are taking new patient enrolments again, for a limited time. All of...
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Limited flu vaccine supply in NZ

1.2 million doses of flu vaccines have been given nationwide this year thus far, and unfortunately due to this unprecedented demand, NZ is now left with very little stock. The Ministry of Health has requested that flu vaccines be given only to high risk...
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Measles on the rise, book your free MMR vaccine!

Update 11/6/19: over 100 cases in total in Auckland, Public Health has now advised to give the 15 month MMR vaccine at 12 months old. We will be actively recalling our patients older than 12 months to have their MMR vaccine earlier. Update 24/5/19: 69 cases in...
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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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