EIT Health Centre, Napier

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Get your flu vaccine now at EIT Health Centre

Flu can be anywhere and your best form of protection is to get a flu vaccination. Click for more information and a consent form. Phone us now or ask at reception.

EIT Health Centre is run by The Doctors Napier and provides professional medical and counselling services to the EIT students and staff at reduced cost. 

Drop in or phone 974 8919 for an appointment. 

After hours and holiday service is available at The Doctors Napier or The Doctors Greenmeadows.

Book an appointment online

We also offer our enrolled patients the Manage My Health (MMH) online portal to:

  • Request repeat scripts 
  • Book appointments with Doctors 
  • Access test results 

Please contact us directly to start your registration. Then click here for How to Use It and How to Register. You can click here to go directly to the portal to register with us

Our services

  • Full health checks
  • General illness reviews & treatment
  • Contraception counselling & prescriptions
  • Wound care & dressings
  • Sports injury assessment & ongoing care
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Vision checks
  • Vaccinations
  • Cervical smear tests
  • Minor surgery
  • Smoking cessation clinics
  • Counselling for all personal difficulties that might interfere with successful study
  • Bulk Billing available for eligible International Students

Nurse clinics

Our practice nurses offer a range of clinics to help you manage long term conditions or take preventative action:

  • Diabetes
  • Womens health
  • Smoking cessation
  • Lifestyle for heart-health
  • Emergency contraception
  • Sexual health
  • Nurses are available to do all smear and STD checks and help with any other women’s health issues.

Hours

  • Open 8:00am - 4.30pm Weekdays
  • Doctor consultations 8:30am - 12:30pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday 
  • A practice nurse is available Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Closed on EIT semester holidays 
  • After hours and holiday service, visit The Doctors Napier or Greenmeadows 

Our Doctors

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Counsellor Tim Mapel

Tim Mapel is our cousellor on campus at EIT.  Tim is originally from the USA and has been living in New Zealand for almost 20 years. He has over 25 years experience working with a wide range of people in order to help them find solutions to the challenges that life presents. He has worked in residential, outpatient, and kaupapa Maori settings.  Tim enjoys working with the diversity and all of the issues of being a student at EIT. He is available to students and staff to discuss any issues that affect their health and well-being.

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Dr Wendy Gush

Wendy Gush joined the EIT Health Centre team in 2010. She has been working as a GP in Hawkes Bay for the past 20 years, since immigrating from South Africa with her husband and baby.  Wendy enjoys working with the enthusiastic team at EIT and has special interests in women's health, student health issues and research.

Their family has grown over the years and now includes two teenagers, a uni student, a dog, cat, two pet sheep and four horses. When not working, or looking after the lifestyle block, house and family, Wendy relishes the outdoors, especially horse riding, kayaking, and cycling.

Enrol now

We warmly welcome new patients.  Being enrolled has many advantages:

•    We send you reminders and recalls for important health management
•    Pay less to see the doctor
•    Pay less for prescriptions (for subsidised medicines prescribed by your doctor)
•    Appointment bookings

Simply ask at reception or download our enrolment form below. Complete all the sections and send back to us by email, post, fax or bring it in with you.  You may need to bring in an original ID document (e.g. Drivers’ License, Birth Certificate, Passport) before your first visit - call our team to find out.

You do not need to be a patient with us to be seen by one of our medical team.If you’re a visitor to the region and need medical care, you’re also welcome. Please call our friendly team for an appointment.  All visitors and casual patients, please be aware that extra charges can apply when you are not enrolled.

There are many more benefits to enrolling, click here for Enrolment information.

After hours and during semester breaks, students and staff enrolled at EIT Health Centre can be seen at The Doctors Napier.  

Latest News

You can also follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest news by clicking here.

 

May 2019

International Student Service

A No-Pay bulk billing service is now available for our eligible International Students.  This means you are able to visit your GP and your insurance has you covered without having to pay upfront.  See the Health Centre reception or your international student liaison for more details.

April 2019

Flu Vaccines Available Now

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Staying well over autumn and winter means getting ready now.

Getting your flu vaccine is one of the best things you and your whanau can do to help stay well through these seasons. Flu can be anywhere and the best protection is a flu vaccine.

Please phone or pop in to make an appointment for your flu vaccination.  Please note that you will be asked to stay 20 minutes after having your vaccine to be monitored in case of any adverse reaction.

If you're over 65 years, pregnant or have a chronic condition you may qualify for a FREE flu vaccine. Ask at reception or click on the link below.

What to do now

  • contact us to book a flu vaccine appointment
  • complete the Flu Vaccine Consent Form to take with you
  • talk with your medical team with any queries, we're here to help

Forms to complete

For more information

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT MONDAY THE 18TH OF MARCH

Please note, due to the implementation of a new computer system on the 18th, there will be a few changes to services provided at the clinic
  • Tim Mapel will be available as usual
  • Dr Wendy Gush will be working from The Doctors Greenmeadows, 524 Kennedy Road
  • Nursing services will be available from 1:00pm-4:30pm, Nursing services will be available at The Doctors Greenmeadows prior to this time
  • You may contact the clinic by call 06 8354 696
Sorry for any inconvenience these changes may cause on the 18th

March 2019

We are changing our Patient Management System

This month we are moving to a new patient management system.  This new system is one of the most advanced clinical systems available.  The core focus of this new system is to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare service delivery.  We appreciate your patience as we upgrade and learn this new software.  This will be a big change for our staff, but with this change we will be able to streamline how we care for our patients, and provide better communication.

You may be asked to update your patient details when you next visit the doctor to ensure we hold the correct details for you.

08/10/2018 - October Newsletter

Click below to view the latest update of our staff newsletter. Check in every month for the latest news and advice across our 4 clinics. 

Patient Newsletter Napier- October.pdf

20 August 2018

Please note as of today there is a change in doctor hours at EIT.  The hours will be reduced to 4 hours per day.

EIT Doctor hours will be as follows:

8:00am - 12:00pm Monday & Friday

10:00am - 2:00pm Tuesday to Thursday

 

The practice nurse at EIT is available each day from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

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