Howick Health and Medical Centre

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If you are unwell with any viral symptoms ie fever, headache, runny nose, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath please ring 09 5343978 to speak to the nurse first. DO NOT ENTER THE WAITING ROOM. We can arrange a COVID swab to be done at our premises at no charge if you have symptoms. If you have mild symptoms and only require a COVID swab please call the nurse to arrange a same day swab at no charge.

ONE ITEM PER CONSULTATION PLEASE. A consultation time is 10-13 mins to allow paperwork time as a result of the consult (writing in notes, writing a referral, review blood results later etc -this is also detailed further in our website). Please book extra time if you have 2 or more issues.

Dr. Vallings will be available for in person consultations on both Tuesdays and Thursday commencing 3 November 2020 (this is subject to change depending on COVID levels).

Christmas and New Year holiday period 2020-2021: we will be closed Dec 24 midday 2020 and will reopen on 11 January 2021. Online scripts can be requested during this period (charge is $25 during this period, $5 for those < 14 years old) though please allow up to 3 days to action. Scripts will be prescribed IF you are not due for a clinical review otherwise you will be asked to make an appointment.  Please state the pharmacy name (the exact name is required please as per and pharmacy address when requesting scripts.