It looks like we are going to have a cold winter this year. We would encourage patients to have the Flu vaccination which is now available at our medical centre. As you may know, patients who are 65 or over and patients who have some chronic illnesses can have a free Flu vaccination.Details
Waimairi Road Family Medical Centre is Cornerstone accredited with effect from 17 July 2017. This is an accreditation of quality achieved through the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners ‘Aiming for Excellence’ programme. Our practice team is very committed to continuos quality improvement in clinical and organizational systems, processes and procedures.
We would like to welcome Erica who has joined our clinical team as a practice nurse. Erica will be a great asset for us as she is an experienced registered nurse. She brings excellent hospital nursing experience and is looking forward to learning more about community care. Apart from English, she can speak fluent Mandarin and Cantonese.
HPV immunisation aims to protect young people from HPV infection and the risk of developing cervical cancer and a range of other HPV diseases later in life. The government is now funding free HPV vaccinations for both males and females who are between 9 -26 years old, including non-residents under the age of 18.