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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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Team Work, Makes The Dream Work

Just like you and your workplaces – covid has affected the Ropata Health Team and we have had to deal with staff who have covid themselves, staff caring for unwell family members and the usual illnesses that affect us as much as anyone else. We have done our best to keep services running as smoothly […]

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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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General Practice

Winter 2022

Dear Ropata Patients You will no doubt have heard in the news media that the local DHB has asked patients to think before attending the Emergency Department at the moment as they are overwhelmed because of staff sickness and increased number of patients. We fully support this stance and believe that General Practice should be […]