Epilepsy is a condition that affects the brain and causes repeated seizures. The cells in the brain, known as neurons, conduct electrical signals and communicate with each other in the brain using chemical messengers. During a seizure, there are abnormal bursts of neurons firing off electrical impulses, which can cause the brain and body to […]
New research published today in The New Zealand Medical Journal shows that during lockdown GPs delivered the same level of care they usually would, just in a different way. On 21 March 2020 The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners advised it’s 5,500 members to move to remote consultations – in the name of […]
A chest infection is an infection of the lungs or airways. The main types of chest infection are bronchitis and pneumonia. Most bronchitis cases are caused by viruses, whereas most pneumonia cases are due to bacteria. These infections are usually spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. This launches tiny droplets of fluid containing […]
There has been a change to the Immunisation Schedule for MMR which means we will be contacting some patients for an extra immunisation. You will be contacted if this is relevant for your child. Frequently asked questions Why has an extra visit been introduced at 12months? Introducing a 12 month visit allows earlier administration of […]
We farewell Dr Irene Forsyth, and wish her a happy retirement.
Due to the change to Alert Level 2, we will be changing some of our processes. Firstly please only call the medical centre to if you have a direct need we can assist with. All Covid related enquiries should go to Healthline or visit www.covid.org.nz. We are seeing a 10 fold increase in telephone calls so […]