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Christmas Opening Hours

Over the festive season we will be operating with fewer doctors. Some of them will be off spending some much needed time with their families. Therefore, there will be appointments available but you may not be able to see your normal doctor. Lower Hutt After Hours will be available to see patients over the times […]

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Foster Hope Giving Tree

Every year, Ropata Health support a local organisation with a Christmas collection. This year we are supporting Foster Hope with a Giving Tree, collecting presents for 0-17 year olds. Foster Hope collects new, unwrapped Christmas presents for children in foster care throughout New Zealand.  Many children enter into emergency service facilities during the Christmas period […]

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Price increase

Dear Patients From 1 August 2022 there will be an increase in our fees. We appreciate this is a difficult time with many costs rising and we have endeavored to keep this increase to the bare minimum. Our general consultation fee for a doctor’s appointment will rise by $1.00. If you have any problem accessing […]

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Staff shortages

Dear patients We are currently struggling to maintain normal team numbers due to sickness. I would ask for your patience at this time. We are trying to provide the best service possible and answer your calls promptly. On Saturday 2 July we will be closing at 4:00pm. Lower Hutt After Hours will be covering from […]

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Influenza Vaccination 2022

Summer has definitely left the building – the mornings are getting darker and colder and it’s harder to roll out of bed in the morning. Another season also on final approach is the influenza/flu season. The last 2 years we have been relatively free of the normal number of flu cases – partly because of […]

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Flu vaccinations

We will be holding flu vaccination clinics as usual this year. We are allowed to administer the flu vaccine from 1 April. We have been instructed by the Ministry Of Health not to make any bookings until we actually have the vaccine in our building. We have ordered the vaccine and are hopeful for its […]