Cervical screening in New Zealand has changed. A simpler test is available and this important health check is now easier. We hope the information below will help answer your questions about the new test and what it will mean for you. How is cervical screening changing? From 12 September 2023, Aotearoa New Zealand adopted a [...]
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The flu (influenza) can make you very sick and is not the same as a common cold. Children can also become very unwell with the flu. If you get the flu, you could also spread it to vulnerable people including pregnant women, babies (especially those under 6 months who are too young for the vaccine), [...]
It is expected that COVID-19 positive cases will continue to increase in the lead up to Christmas. The main treatments that people with Covid-19 can have at home are Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir with ritonavir) or molnupiravir (marketed as Lagevrio). They're given as pills or capsules. Since 28 July, Paxlovid and molnupiravir have been available to some [...]
New Zealand is in the COVID-19 Protection Framework, also known as the traffic lights. Auckland is currently in ORANGE We are experiencing high call volumes and are doing our best to clear voice messages. However, we ask you leave voice messages for queries that can wait up to 48 hours for a response. To book a [...]
Today the Government has announced changes to the vaccination plan in response to Omicron. Here are the key points: The Government has announced the interval between the second dose and the booster shot will be reduced from 6 months to 4 months effective immediately. OneHealth will commence bookings from 11 January 2022. Should you [...]
OneHealth has yet to commit to the administering of Covid vaccines. However, patients can rest assured they will be receiving their vaccine invite as outlined in the Ministry of Health vaccine roll-out plan. The Ministry of Health has confirmed there is sufficient supply of the Pfizer vaccine for district health boards to deliver more than [...]
Auckland moved back to Alert Level One effective Thursday 8/10/2020. However, for infection control purposes, our practice remains separated into two zones: GREEN ZONE: Located internally, for patients without respiratory symptoms RED ZONE: Located externally, in the cabin opposite the café, for patients WITH respiratory symptoms We ask everyone entering our [...]
We are an approved COVID-19 testing practice. Should you have a cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, cold symptoms, loss of smell/taste, with or without a fever, then please phone the practice on 09 522 2800 for assistance. Our team will then manage your presentation to the practice - this will be either by a [...]
If you are concerned you may been exposed to coronavirus, then please phone: Healthline on 0800 358 5453. Should Healthline advise you to see your OneHealth GP, then please phone us first on 09 522 2800 before coming to the practice. NB: Magazines and children's toys have been removed, from our waiting room, for infection [...]
Auckland Regional Public Health Services have advised of two measles cases in Auckland and Auckland’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Willian Rainger, says that while isolated cases are inevitable, an outbreak remains unlikely. However, he advises "Measles is one of the most contagious airborne diseases, and is infectious before the rash appears. It is [...]