The Doctors Bayfair

Welcome to our practice

At The Doctors Bayfair, we work with you to make your future healthy. And when health issues or accidents happen, we’re there to provide the care, advice and support you need. As your family doctor, we’ve designed our modern, well-equipped medical centre, located between Mt Maunganui and Papamoa. Our opening hours are for GP booked appointments and Walk-in Care “no appointment necessary” services. Walk-in Care is for enrolled or casual patients who experience sudden illness, accidents or injuries that do not appear to be life threatening but can’t wait until the next day.

Enrolling with us means you can visit either practice and access services 7 days a week avoiding high casual rates for weekend and after-hour consults. Our patients receive a premium, professional standard of care from our experienced team of general practitioners, nurses, and reception team.  Each of our GPs bring a commitment to quality family health care with specialist interests ranging from child, womens and mens health, sports medicine, minor surgery, specialist ACC work and occupational health. We run an array of nurses clinics including; diabetes, immunisation, biopsies, healthy lifestyle, care plus, asthma and flu clinics. 

We are also a Registered Provider for Immigration New Zealand.

COVID-19 Notice: in Alert Level 1 our consults are in person and through phone or video

Phone 07 572 6800 to book appointments. To ensure everyone gets the help they need, we'll be screening all appointment requests which may involve calling you back with more details.

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We’re providing our service in a new way to ensure you and your whanau remain safe. We're doing our part to support the COVID-19 response so when you phone us or visit the clinic we will ask if you have any cough, cold, or flu-like symptoms or if you're concerned about COVID-19 - let us know. This doesn't mean we think you have coronavirus, it's simply a small step we're taking to ensure we continue to keep our community safe and healthy.

Our practice is safe to visit

Safety is our priority. We are doing testing for COVID-19 and it's done in your car where possible or in an isolation room if an assessment is required.

This means when you visit us for other medical issues you won’t be exposed in any way. We have strict infection prevention standards in place, meaning staff are regularly wiping surfaces and keeping the practice clean and germ-free.

Thanks for your patience and continued support.

Choice of appointments and how to book them

In Person

Enrol With Us

We warmly welcome new patients

When you enrol with us, some of the benefits include:

  • Reminders and recalls for important health management
  • Pay less to see the doctor than non-enrolled patients
  • Access to our online patient portal to book appointment, order repeat prescriptions and to view lab test results
  • There is more information here about why it’s great to be enrolled

Enrolment Form

Ask at reception or download our  Enrolment Form

Complete all sections and email it to us including suitable identification or bring it in to the centre before your first visit.

Not enrolled but need an appointment? 

You can still get an appointment even if you are not enrolled with us e.g. if you’re a visitor to the region. Just phone our friendly team for a casual appointment.  Extra charges apply for casual appointments when you are not enrolled.

General information about enrolling with us

Online Patient Portal

Are you registered for the online portal?

When you’re enrolled with us you can register for this portal, called Manage My Health (MMH). Then, any time you like 24/7 you can:

  • book appointments
  • request repeat scripts
  • view lab test results

Phone reception 07-572 6800 to start your registration

Here’s How to Complete Your Registration  and How to Use The Portal

Our Services


The Doctors Bayfair is approved by Immigration New Zealand to complete medicals for New Zealand visa applications. We are an eMedical enabled clinic. 

Please download the Immigration Email Pack below to make an appointment and for any information you require. 

Click Immigration Email Pack 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:   Immigration NZ require the removal of ALL clothing down to your underwear, please ensure you wear suitable under wear for the full body examination and advise staff if you would like a chaperone present during any stage of the medical process.

Skin Checks

We offer Comprehensive skin checks by our accredited skin cancer doctor to both enrolled and  non-enrolled patients, at reasonable rates. Take the first step to end skin cancer and Book in today!

 A skin check from top-to-toe can take from 15-30 minutes.

Make sure you tell the doctor of any spots or moles that are NEW, SORE, CHANGING or UNUSUAL.

Most people have made their moles by the time they are 40.  A new  mole after this age is more suspicious and the older you are the more suspicious a new mole is.

A dermatoscope will be used to check your lesions. This  specialist scope magnifies and enhances the lesions identified. Some lesions can be better felt than seen and some touching of the skin will be involved. 

If required , a close up photograph of a spot or mole will be taken, by doing this a mole can be monitored over time for any changes in appearance.

Early skin changes can instantly be treated by freezing them (cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen)  (this will incur an additional charge)

To test a spot or a mole the doctor will either take a small biopsy (sample) or completely excise (cut out) the spot of concern. 
After removal the lesion will be sent to the pathology lab for testing.  This will confirm the diagnosis and—in consultation with you—the best course of action with be discussed

Walk in Clinic

Walk-in Care “no appointment necessary” services is for enrolled and casual patients who experience sudden illness, accidents or injuries that do not appear to be life threatening but can’t wait until the next day.

Occupational Health

The Following checks are available as a part of our Pre Employment Medical Checks.

Lung Function (Spirometry)

BMI (Body Mass Index) 

Blood Pressure


Vision screening

Range of motion assessment

Standard Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday - Sunday 8am - 12pm
Our opening hours are for GP booked appointments and walk-in care. We warmly welcome new patients to enrol with us. Closed all public holidays including when they fall on a weekend

After Hours

If you need medical attention outside these hours please phone 07 572 6800 and follow the after hours instructions or go to Accident & Healthcare, 19 Second Ave, Tauranga, open until 9pm, phone 577 0010. 

If you have a medical emergency, call 111

Patient Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Age GMS GMS + CSC ACC                  ACC+CSC
0 - 13 years FREE FREE FREE                FREE
14 - 17 years $35 $19.50

$29                    $19.50

18 - 64 years $48 $19.50 $39                    $19.50
65+ years $44 $19.50 $39                    $19.50

$10 surcharge on weekends for both enrolled and casual rates

Prices effective 13 August 2020
Prescription request $25. Same day prescription request $35.
Please note that materials and additional procedures will incur extra charges

Casual Patient Fees

0-13 $10 $10 FREE
14-17 $48 $42 $20
18-64 $80 $65 $39
65+ $80 $65 $39

$5 surcharge on weekends for both enrolled and casual rates.

Prices effective 13 August 2020

Please Note: Non NZ resident charge of $125. Please advise reception if you are a work visa holder whose visa or visas allow you to stay in New Zealand for at least two consecutive years as you may be eligible for a full range of publicly funded health and disability services. 


Additional Charges

All patients seen in Acute clinic incur an additional $5 charge excluding enrolled children under 13 years.

​Nurse Consultations and Services will incur a time based consultation charge

All materials used will be charged in addition to the consultation fee.

Fees are GST inclusive, and may be subject to change.


Pay Online

Good news, paying online is easy. 

You can pay securely using a credit or debit card or internet banking (Account2Account payments) - just click below to make a payment.  Payment is due on the day of your appointment. In addition to paying online you can pay in person at the centre with cash, eftpos and credit card.

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Our Team

Mandeeps Manage  
  • Dr Mirjam Van der Horst

    Dr Mirjam Van der Horst

    Mirjam was born in the Netherlands and completed her medical degree at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. She qualified as a GP in 2007 and worked for over 12 years in a general practice in the Netherlands, while also working at the Dutch Institute for GP Specialty Training. Early 2020, Mirjam moved with her husband and two sons to New Zealand to enjoy camping, cycling, hiking and running in this wonderful country.

  • Dr Lex Beets

    Dr Lex Beets


  • Dr Sam Savage

    Dr Sam Savage


  • Dr Gillian Fraser

    Dr Gillian Fraser


  • Registered Nurse Julie Cowley

    Registered Nurse Julie Cowley


    Julie is a New Zealand trained local registered nurse (RN) with many years of primary care nursing in our community and a longstanding member of the practice team.  She has developed a very broad range of primary care nursing skills. Julie enjoys learning and has continued her nursing studies and completed a Master of Nursing and more recently gained the authority to prescribe medicines for patients attending the nurse clinics.

    The new RN designated prescriber role allows nurses who work in collaboration with GP’s and have successfully completed advanced education and certification to prescribe medicines from a specified list. The RN can assess, diagnose and treat common conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, skin infections, sexual health etc.

    Julie is passionate about supporting people to gain confidence in management of their long-term conditions. She has completed advanced education in diabetes and associated health problems, and is able to provide specialised diabetes care to our growing population of people with diabetes.  Being able to prescribe medicines has made a difference for patients attending the nurse clinic and frees up the GP’s time to see more complicated patients.  

  • Dr Steve Taylor

    Dr Steve Taylor

    MRCGP, MBBS, Dip Dermatology

    Steve trained in the UK and worked for over 20 years as a partner in a busy general practice. He has an interest in ophthalmology, respiratory medicine and dermatology.

    He enjoys doing outside activities and is embracing the kiwi lifestyle.

  • Dr Gwenda Naepi

    Dr Gwenda Naepi

    Gwenda is the acute doctor at Bayfair.

Latest News

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Your Feedback

  • We welcome your feedback and always strive to provide the best patient care and advice.  But if things didn’t go the way you wanted with our service, please let us know. Even though we may not be able to turn back the clock, there may be something we can do to help put it right.

    1.  Contact the practice directly

    • Click here for the best person in our centre to talk with.

    2.  Or fill out this form online

    • If you don’t feel comfortable talking with anyone in the practice directly, you can complete this online feedback form and one of our National Clinical Advisory Team will receive and follow up with you.
  • 3.  Or for more information and other ways to give feedback, you can also contact:

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