The Doctors Tikipunga

We’re providing our service in a new way to ensure you and your whanau remain safe. If you are concerned about coronavirus, have a cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, fever or runny nose – let us know.

The Doctors Tikipunga are a long established general practice in Tikipunga, Whangarei and we're proud to provide our local community health care and advice. We have female and male doctors available, plenty of parking and wheelchair access. There are a number of languages spoken: Te Reo Maori, NZ Sign Language and English.  We are also proud to be Cornerstone Accredited.

Our enrolment capacity is currently limited, please phone or email reception to discuss availability

Book an appointment online

Make sure you're registered for our secure online patient portal Manage My Health (MMH). Then, anytime 24/7 you can:

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

Contact Reception to start your registration. Once our reception has given you an activation code, here is How to Register and How to Use The Portal.

Our services

  • General health and wellness
  • Minor surgery
  • Immunisations
  • Womens Health
  • Chronic disease management

Other Specific Services

  • Social Worker
  • Health Coach
  • Travel Medicine
  • Aclasta infusions

Additional Health Businesses Onsite

  • Pharmacy very close by

Hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on public holidays

Payment Options

Payment is due on the day of appointment. We accept cash, cheque, eftpos and credit card payments.
NB: All prices are subject to change without prior notice

Patient Charges

Enrolled Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years $13 $13
18+ years $19.5 $19.5

Fees effective from 1 July 2020

Casual Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years $40 $20
18+ years $80 $65

Nurse consultation fees are free for 0-13 years and $16 for 14+ years

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

ACC Enrolled Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years
17+ years
$13
$19.5
$13
$19.5

Nurse consultation fees for 0-13 years are free. Fees for 14-17 is $10 and 17+ years are $16.

Acupuncture ACC consultations (30 minutes) $19.00.  

Acupuncutre non ACC (30 minutes) is $50

Fees effective from 1 July 2020

ACC Casual Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years $40 $40
18+ years $80 $80

Nurse consultation fees for all age groups are $16.00

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

Prescriptions

Age Standard CSC
Repeat Prescriptions $16 $16
Same Day Prescriptions $25 $25

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

Nurse Consultations

Standard Nurse Consultation $16.00 - additional services are ADDED ON to the nurse consultation charge as follows :

Blood Pressure Check $16.00

Injections $16.00

Smear $21.00

Spirometry $40

Dressing - small NON ACC $10, Dressing - large NON ACC $20

Depo Provera $20

Liquid Nitrogen $16

Pregnancy Test $18

Moca $20

Standalone Services offered by Nurses

Prescription $16

Prescription same day $25

Post Discharge Support $20

Travel Consult with a nurse $40

ECG 

Our Doctors

  • Dr Richard Davis - General Practitioner: Vocationally Registered
  • Dr John Benton - General Practitioner: General
  • Dr SuAnn Loo - General Practitioner 
  • Dr Geraldine Freegard - General Practitioner (starts Dec 2019)
  • Dr Daniel Unkel - General Practitioner
  • Dr Helen Davis - General Practitioner

Enrolment Information

Our enrolment capacity is currently limited, please phone or email reception to discuss availability.

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

•    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)
•    Make Appointment bookings by phone or use ManageMyHealth

Enrol online

We now offer online enrolments which means you can enrol with us without coming into the clinic. When you enrol online, you will need to upload your identification documents, and the online form will guide you through this. Please bring in an original photo ID document (e.g. Drivers’ License, Birth Certificate, Passport, or Passport + Visa if not born in NZ or Australia) before your first visit - call our team to find out.  The first appointment for a new patient is 15 minutes with a nurse, and 30 minutes with a GP.  The cost of this first appointment is $50.00. 

Latest News

Our opening hours over the holiday are:

Tuesday 24th December                  closing 3.30pm

Wednesday 25th December             closed

Thursday 26th December                 closed

Friday 27th and Monday 30th Tuesday are normal days open 8am till 5pm

31st  December                                 closing 4pm

1st  and 2nd January                         closed

For After Hours emergency care please call White Cross on 09-470 1083

 

 

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