Dr Nasruth Zafarullah Returning from Maternity Leave
We are pleased to advise the highly anticipated return of Dr Nusrath, who is now available for appointments on 5 half-days per week. Nusrath returns to us after welcoming her beautiful baby girl, Anya, and we are delighted to have her back with us. Please talk with our receptionist to arrange a suitable appointment time.
Funding Changes from 1 December 2018
- Registered Patients who have a Community Services Card will pay a reduced fee from 1 December 2018.
Adults aged 18 and over will pay $18.50 for a 15 minute consultation.
Eligible youth (aged 14-17) will pay $12.50.
Are you a Community Services Card holder?
Please ensure we have your current CSC details to be eligible for reduced fees for GP visitsFor more information regarding eligibility for a Community Services Card check out the Ministry of Social Development website:https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/products/a-z-benefits/community-services-card.html
- From 1 December free consultations for all children will also be extended to include all those under the age of 14.
Opening Hours over the Christmas/New Year Holiday Season
Pyes Pa Doctors @ The Lakes will be CLOSED from Monday 24 December – Tuesday 15 January 2019. REOPENING: Wednesday 16 January 2019.
Pyes Pa Doctors, 83 Pyes Pa Road will be CLOSED on the Statutory Holidays of 25, 26 December, and 1, 2 January, and OPEN for its usual hours (8am-4.30pm) on other days.
Are you going away on holiday?
- Remember to take your medications with you, especially insulin and inhalers.
- Remember also to request your prescriptions in advance, and fill them before your pharmacy closes for Christmas.
Increased availability of GP Appointments
In response to patient demand we have made extra GP appointments available at the end of the day. Our hope is that more people can be seen on the same day they ring for an appointment.
If you cannot get an appointment on the day, you may ask to be notified of an earlier available time, in the event of a cancellation.
We appreciate your Feedback
Our Reception desks at Pyes Pa Road and The Lakes now have ‘Comments’ boxes. We invite you to fill out one of the forms provided, and sign your name if you would like a response from us. We welcome your comments, feedback and suggestions. Thank you!
Fees for a standard consultation are as follows:
12 years and under Free
13-17 years $35
18-24 years $45
25 years and over $47
We offer a discount of $5 for Community Services Card Holders.