The Doctors Ti Rakau

It’s your shot NZ! The Doctors Ti Rakau are vaccinating on SUPER SATURDAY 16 Oct from 8:30am - 4pm.

Come and get your 1st or 2nd one with us and get 15% off Life Pharmacy purchases online between 16 – 17 October.
Just walk-in for your vaccine or make a booking: phone 09 273 8980 or request online here

Let’s get our numbers up so we can all enjoy a normal Kiwi summer!

Welcome to our Clinic - we are now in Covid Alert Level 3

Please see our notice below explaining how we can help you in Alert Level 4. We are open for phone consults, and in-person for very urgent medical needs. Please phone the clinic to book your appointments.

Due to the current Covid alert level change, our urgent care clinic is temporarily closing at 5pm Mon - Fri and 2pm Sat - Sun during alert level 3

The Doctors Ti Rakau are a family friendly, welcoming medical practice that provides you with General Practice health care as well as Urgent Care services for accidents, injuries and other unexpected illness. Our practice is fully endorsed against ACC Standards for Urgent Care centres. We have also achieved Cornerstone Accreditation through our commitment to meeting legal and safety standards and continuous quality improvement. Operating from our professional, purpose-built facilities, we are open seven days a week for accident and injury, and Monday to Friday for general practice consultations.

 

We are in Covid Level 3: In Alert Level 3 our consults are through phone or video, phone 09 273 8980 to book appointments. Some consults may be available in-person for urgent medical needs. If you are requested to come into the clinic, we are screening for Covid, we will ask you to wait outside and phone us when you arrive - please follow the instructions on the door.

Book Covid Vaccinations Here 

Complete this online form to request a Covid Vaccination or phone this special Covid number 09 869 8669 to request an appointment. 

You can also book an appointment at The Doctors Ti Rakau through Book My Vaccine

Request Covid Vaccine

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How to book a Covid vaccine at The Doctors Ti Rakau

Bookings are available Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm. Three ways to book: online form, email or phone us. You will receive an automated reply and we will contact you to arrange an appointment. Please ensure you read the Consumer Medicine Information Summary here before contacting us. You can ask to join our Covid Vaccine Waitlist to get short notice call for an ‘on-the-day’ vaccine before they are due to expire.

  1. Online Registration Form:    Request Covid Vaccine
  2. Email:  covid@tr.thedoctors.co.nz with your full name, home address, date of birth, contact number and NHI number (if known)
  3. Phone:  09 869-8669 and leave a message for a call back. In your message please include your full name, home address, date of birth, contact number and NHI number (if known)

NB: If you have already received the first Covid-19 vaccine elsewhere, you can still book your second one at The Doctors Ti Rakau. You need at least 21 days between the first and second vaccine. 

Important information

  • Click here for important info to read first before booking your Covid Vaccine
  • Visit the Karawhiua website for helpful information about Covid-19 vaccines

Covid Testing - avoid the queue, book a FREE Covid Swab with us, we are a designated COVID-19 testing station

In Level 3 we will ask if you have any Covid symptoms such as cough, cold, sore throat, runny nose or flu-like symptoms or if you're concerned about Covid-19. 

Safety is our priority. We do COVID-19 testing in your car where possible or in an isolation room if an assessment is required. We have strict infection prevention standards in place.

To book your test send a text to 027 473 9532 with these details and a nurse will phone you to discuss your criteria and to schedule a time for your test: First and Last Name, Date of Birth, Contact mobile number (if different from the mobile number you are texting from).

So that everyone gets the help they need safely, we screen all appointment requests which may mean calling you back with more details. Tell us if you have any cough, cold or flu-like symptoms - you'll need to wear a mask in the clinic and may be asked to wait outside until the doctor is ready for you.

Note, there is a charge for Covid Testing for travel or work purposes. Please contact the clinic for more information.

Other nearby The Doctors designated COVID-19 testing stations include:

The Doctors Red BeachThe Doctors WaimaukuThe Doctors New Lynn, The Doctors OnehungaThe Doctors Middlemore 

 

Choice of appointments and how to book them

 
In Person
 
Video
 
Phone

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

Enrol Online

There’s no need to come into the clinic, you can enrol online - it’s secure and confidential. The online form will guide you and you will need to upload suitable identification

Enrol Here Online

After the enrolment form please complete an online medical questionnaire before your first visit:

Adult Medical Form   Child (>16) Medical Form

Paper Enrolment

Paper enrolment forms are still available if you're not able to complete the online form. For each person enrolling, simply print and complete:  the Enrolment Form, an Adult or Child Medical Questionnaire and email all files to info@tr.thedoctors.co.nz including a copy of your suitable identification

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.

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 09 273 8980 to start your registration

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

Our Services

Our Services 我们的服务

Our General Services 我们的服务

  • Family health care 家庭保健
  • Accident care   意外护理
  • Minor surgery   小手术
  • Occupational health medicine   职业健康医学
  • Pre-employment medicals   就业前的体检
  • Company ACC   因公司意外
  • Spirometry   肺活量测试
  • Audiometry   听力测试
  • Immigration medicals   移民体检
  • Travel medicine
  • Recreational dive medicals   潜水体检
  • Long term health conditions   长期的健康状
  • Other specialist clinics   专科门诊
  • Orthopaedic service   骨科服务
  • Unichem Pharmacy 药房
  • Physiotherapy   物理治疗
  • Dentist   牙医
  • X-ray  X-光
  • Drug Screening

Health Checks and Screening

Care for your health, and make sure you have relevant health checks and screening:

  • Breast screening: free mammograms every two years for women aged 45 to 69, phone 0800 270 200 to make your appointment
  • Child immunisation: please check to see if your child's immunistion is up-to-date
  • Cervical smear checks: remember to keep up-to-date with these checks
  • Flu vaccinations: available in autumn & winter. Free if you are over 65, pregnant, or have a long-term condition
  • Tetanus vaccination booster: for all adults aged 45 years and again at 65 years
  • Heart and diabetes checks: for men aged 45 - 75 and women aged 55 - 75. 10 years, earlier (men 35, women 45) if:
    - you are Maori, Pacific Islander or from the Indian sub-continent
    - have a family history of diabetes, heart disease or stroke
    - have been a smoker
    - have had diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy, polycystic ovary cancer, 
    obesity, kidney or blood pressure problems
Phone our nursing team to make an appointment: 09 273 8980 

Extended & Follow Up Consultations

Extended consultations
A standard booked GP consultation is 15 minutes. Sometimes you may have several issues  you wish to discuss. If there is not enough time during the consultation to address all your concerns, your Doctor may ask you to make a further appointment. 

If you feel that you will require more than 15 minutes, our friendly receptionists can always book an appointment of up to 30 minutes for you. Please note that an extended consultation fee will apply.

Prescription & follow-up consultations
We have separate charges for prescriptions and follow-up consultations. However if your Doctor needs to spend more time with you than usual, a full consultation fee will apply.

At The Doctors Ti Rakau we take your health seriously.

Plaster Changes

The best time to come in to have your plaster changed is Monday – Friday, 7am – 3pm. 

Sports Clubs, Gyms and Schools

As part of our ongoing commitment to our community, we are offering no surcharge ACC consultations to sport clubs, gyms and schools.
We offer:

  • no ACC surcharge
  • one-stop care; x-ray, physio, dentist, optometrist, pharmacy & visiting specialists
  • open 7 days, 7am - 9pm weekdays, 8am - 8pm weekends and public holidays
  • experienced health providers focused on your health needs
While no-one wants to get injured or ill as a result of sports and training, we all know it can happen – treating it promptly can make all the difference when it comes to making a good recovery.

Weekend Services

Our centre is endorsed by ACC auditors as an accident and medical centre. This means that on weekends and public holidays, emergency and urgent walk-in patients take priority.

If you would like to see your regular GP for non-urgent or non-acute health concerns, please make an appointment during our normal weekday hours.

Travel Health

At The Doctors Ti Rakau, our doctors are trained in all aspects of travel health services. They are available Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm. Contact us 6 weeks before setting off, click here for our Travel Health Questionnaire

What do our Travel Health services include?

  • Specific travel advice tailored to the travellers needs to plan for a healthy and safe trip
  • General travel advice on such issues as deep vein thrombosis, jet lag, traveller’s diarrhoea, altitude sickness
  • Advice on accident and injury prevention
  • Advice on women’s health issues such as pregnancy and flying and HIV considerations
  • Advice on specific diseases and illnesses relating to the traveller’s destination, including malaria, rabies, hepatitis and more
  • Pre-travel vaccinations - get the right vaccines, medications and advice for the right countries
  • Manage complicated medical issues, families, school groups or business travel
  • Post-travel health needs or illnesses
  • Travel consultations are a non-funded service for both adults and children
Please contact our medical centre directly for Travel Health Services pricing

Urgent Care Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday 8
am - 2pm

Walk-in, no appointment needed

GP Services Hours

Booked Appointments Monday to Thursday:  8am - 5pm
Friday:  8am - 4.30pm

After Hours

We use Procare Nurse Triaging through Homecare Medical Ltd. Please phone the practice number (09) 2738980 for advice. Your call is answered by a registered nurse who will triage and advise for alternative after-hours care.

If you have a medical emergency, call 111

Patient Fees

Standard GP Consultation Fees

Age Enrolled (no CSC) Enrolled
(with CSC)
Casual
(with CSC)
Casual (no CSC)
Under 6 FREE  FREE $13.00 $13.00
6 - 13 FREE FREE $35.00 $55.00
14 - 17 $37.00 $13.00 $44.00 $55.00
18 - 64 $43.00 $19.50 $75.00 $80.00
65+ $43.00 $19.50 $75.00 $80.00

 

Standard ACC Patient Fees

Our standard ACC surcharge charges are:

Age Enrolled Casual  International
Under 6 FREE  FREE FREE
6 - 13 FREE FREE FREE
14 - 17 $30.00 $38.00 $40.00
18 - 64 $33.00 $38.00 $40.00
65+ $33.00 $38.00 $40.00


ACC Follow-Up Consult:  Enrolled Patients: $19.50   Casual Patients: $23   International Patients: $28 . Follow-up Consultations: A follow-up fee will apply if you are seen within 24 Hours of your initial consultation. However, if your GP needs to spend more time with you, a full consultation will apply.

Standard Nurse Consultation Fees

Age Enrolled Casual 
All ages $35  $35

 

Prescriptions

Age Collect
Prescriptions
Faxed
Prescriptions
All ages $22.00 $25.00

Medicals

Age Drivers
Licence
Insurance Immigration
(excluding x-ray and blood test)
0 - 10 years n/a $92.00 $135.00
11 - 15 years n/a $92.00 $240.00
16+ years $71.50 $92.00 $240.00

Surcharge Fees

Please note that additional surcharges may be applied: Monday - Friday 6pm - 8pm of $5 and $10 on the weekend and public holidays. 

 

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 Alan Coombs

    Dr Alan Coombs

    MBChB BSc MRCP MRCGP

    Dr Alan Coombs attended the University of Bristol in the U.K. and qualified in 2010.  He then spent many years working in different hospitals including Taranaki base hospital in 2012/13 where he met his Kiwi wife.  He returned to the U.K. to complete training as a GP and has come back to New Zealand to live with his family.  He has a special interest in older person medicine and medical education.  

  • Dr Manasi Deshpande

    Dr Manasi Deshpande

    Dr Manasi Deshpande has recently started at The Doctors Ti Rakau - more information to follow

  • Dr Jing Dong

    Dr Jing Dong

    MBChB FRNZCGP

    Jing was a local Pakuranga girl and Dux of Pakuranga College. She is bilingual in both Mandarin and English. Jing graduated from the University of Auckland in 2011, then spent three years in different hospitals in Auckland, with one year as a trainee in Emergency Medicine. Jing is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP).

    Jing enjoys working for a wide range of ethnicity and all age groups. Her special interests are emergency medicine, woman's health and minor surgery.

    Outside work, Jing enjoys travelling, cooking, teapot collection, Chinese poetry and yoga.

  • Dr Allan Tee

    Dr Allan Tee

    MBChB (Otago), Dip O&G, Dip Paeds, FRNZCGP, FRNZCUC - GP/Urgent Care Physician

    After graduating from Otago Medical School in 1997, Allan spent the first 3 years working in various hospitals. In 2001, he gained post-graduate qualification in both Pediatrics and Obstetric & Gynecology. He completed his Fellowship training for the Royal NZ college of GPs in 2004. In 2017, Allan gained his Fellowship in Royal NZ college of Urgent Care. Allan has been part of The Doctors Group for over a decade. He is the GP Lead at the The Doctors Ti Rakau and a Director/Partner of The Doctors Middlemore.  He is part of the Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) providing governance and clinical oversight for the Green Cross Health Medical network. 

    Allan enjoys all aspects of family medicine and has a special interest in minor surgery and treatment of accident and sports injuries. Outside of work, Allan is a busy father of two boys and enjoys the outdoors and sports, especially basketball and golf. Allan speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

  • Dr Andrew Stacey

    Dr Andrew Stacey

    BHB, MBChB, PGDipCEM, LLB (hons), FCUCP, FACLM - Urgent Care Physician, Clinical Director

    Andrew graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1998 and joined our Ti Rakau Clinic in 2008. He has a broad experience in dealing with acute medical and surgical conditions. Also an enrolled Barrister and Solicitor, Andrew has a special interest in medico-legal matters.

  • Dr Teresa di Bartolo

    Dr Teresa di Bartolo

    MBChB FRNZCGP - General Practitioner

    Dr Di Bartolo graduated from the University of Cape Town Medical School in 1984. Her special interests are in woman’s health, pediatrics, mental health and the management of obesity.

    “I enjoy what I do and look forward to being of service to you and your family. Our philosophy here at The Doctors, Ti Rakau, is to put your needs first. We strive to care for each one of our patients with compassion, caring and competence."

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