News & Info

Flu vaccines 2022

The influenza immunisation programme is starting on 1st April 2022. A slight change to this year's programme is that the funded free vaccine criteria has slightly expanded to include Maori and Pacific people aged 55 to 64 years old. As with previous years, people aged...

Dr Jane Seeley has retired

After more than 25 years of working in Glenfield Medical Centre, we are saddened to announce that our esteemed Dr Jane is moving on to another chapter of her life. We will all miss her caring nature, always going the extra mile for everyone around her – patients,...

COVID Info Hub now online

Our COVID information hub is now online, full of information and advice about what to do if you have symptoms, test positive, need a test, vaccination, have children, what to prepare, and if you need assistance. It will continue to be updated as new advice and...

Xmas Hours 2021

Merry Christmas and happy New Year! And what a year we had. Our hard working team needs a break, so we will be closed during the holidays. Our last working day is Thursday 23rd of December (last appointment 3pm) and we will be back refreshed on Wednesday 5th January....

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...

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 doctor's fee...

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 vaccine...

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 year resolutions, we are here to...

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