Designated Covid-19 Testing Practice: At Alert Level 1, testing remains an important process to ensure we don’t let COVID-19 back into our communities. As at 23/6/2020, the Ministry of Health has released new criteria for COVID-19 testing: Patients with acute respiratory infection are no longer considered a suspect case, so the term suspect has [...]
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URGENT UPDATE AS AT 1/5/2020 - There are currently no flu vaccines in stock. The Ministry of Health advises that flu vaccine orders have been temporarily suspended while they wait for the next shipment of stock which is expected to arrive during the week beginning 11/5/2020. When Flu Vaccines are back in stock they will [...]
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 [...]
OneHealth has Measles Vaccines back in stock and these will be available to patients who meet the Ministry of Health Guidelines for the Auckland DHB. The guidelines are as follows: Infants aged 6–11 months for MMR0. Ensure all children receive MMR1 and MMR2 vaccinations, on time, at 12 months and 4 years. Children aged under 5 [...]
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 [...]
What is meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is caused by a bacterium (Neisseria meningitides) and has the potential to kill, or maim, within hours of the first appearance of symptoms. The disease can be caused by several groups (strains) of the meningococcal bacteria so you will often hear the name followed by letters including A, B, [...]
October 2018 It is with regret that we inform you Dr Nikki Retford, who recently reduced her shifts to two days per week, will be leaving OneHealth at the end of this year. Nikki was with OneHealth when we opened our doors in May 2009 and has been a major contributor to the success of [...]
April 2018 Enrolled patients are now able to have a booked appointment with the practice nurse to get their flu vaccine. All patients aged 9 years and over are welcome to get their flu vaccination via our Urgent Care service. A non-funded flu vaccination costs $32. Do you qualify for a free flu vaccine? [...]