12 March 2021
If you are experiencing any of the following; a cough, cold, temperature, shortness of breath, or other respiratory symptoms, or been in contact with COVID-19 cases please do not come into the medical practice. Please ring the surgery 09 5347176 for advice or to book a Doctor telephone consult. Alternatively, ring Healthline 0800 611 116.
Picton Surgery consults types:
Face-to-face: we encourage masks to be worn in the medical practice during Covid levels 1, 2, 3 or 4.
Video and telephone consults: If photos are required to assist the doctor with the consult, please send photos of rash, wounds, area of concern to [email protected] prior to your scheduled appointment.
During different COVID levels, all types of consults continue to be charged the standard 15 minute fee or accordingly to the service provided.
Appointment booking guidelines to help keep clinics on time:
* Book 15 min Dr appointments: for 1-2 health issues only.
* Book 30 min Dr appointments for: multiple health concerns, Wellness (anxiety/depression) concerns, new patients or drivers license medicals for the 75+ age group. Extended consult charge may apply.
A cancellation fee will be charged if an appointment is not cancelled within 2 hrs or you do not arrive for a scheduled appointment that is not cancelled.