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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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Community Notice

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 […]

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Women's Health

Women’s Healthcare

Contents this month: ·         Endometriosis The Invisible Problem ·         Are you ready to Pause for Menopause? ·         Make your Breast Health a Priority ·         Menopause Over Martinis ·         Navigating the Transition of Menopause ·         Varicose veins are not just a ‘cosmetic’ issue ·         Asthma Treatment with Breo Ellipta

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Vaccinations

Everything you need to know about Shingles/Mate huaketo hei

The team here at Ropata have been run off their feet by people wanting shingles vaccinations! It’s great that you are all thinking about your health and wellbeing, and we are here to help you. To save you having to sit on hold here is some information: Zostavax – Single dose, funded only for those […]