The Doctors Onehunga

The Doctors Onehunga Urgent Care & GP Services

Welcome to our practice 

The Doctors Onehunga 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.

Get your flu vaccine with us - if you're enrolled with us booking a flu vaccine is easy and best done through the patient portal – book now! Or you can request an appointment using our online form:

Request flu vaccine here

For more info read more here

Click here for more info on:

Covid-19 Tests & Results, Certified Tests for Travel &
Pre-Employment, 
Managing a Positive Result, Covid-19 Vaccinations and Consults

Covid-19 Tests & Results
If you have Covid-19 symptoms or are a household contact of a positive case please phone us to arrange your Covid test (Mon-Fri only). Most testing is now done via Rapid Antigen Testing (RATs) with results available within 30 mins. We are now accepting both casual and enrolled patients. We can only provide supervised RAT tests and cannot give out RAT tests to patients or companies despite some websites advising that we do. 

Certified Tests for Travel & Pre-Employment
We also offer certified proof of a negative COVID-19 RAT or PCR test result for international travel or pre-employment - visit our info page here

Managing a Positive Result
Click here for managing a positive result and your symptoms at home.

Covid-19 Vaccinations
Click here for details.

Consults
Many consults are virtual (phone), with some in person. Phone 09 634 5184 to book and tell us if you have any Covid-19 symptoms. We will explain where we will see you. Do NOT come to front of the practice. Please scan in and wear a mask at all times.  Those  with mask exemptions will be seen in Red zone not in the main practice.

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 [email protected] 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 ConnectMed. Then, any time you like 24/7 you can:

  • book appointments
  • request repeat prescriptions with prior approval from your GP and when you've been seen within the last six months. Prescriptions are processed Monday to Friday and may take up 24 to 48 hours to process.
  • view lab test results

Phone reception 09 634 5184 to start your registration

Please note: If you no longer require your booking please ensure that you cancel at least 2 hours prior to the appointment

Our Services

Registered Provider for Immigration New Zealand

As a registered panel provider for New Zealand Immigration Applicants we can assist with residence applications and also for applicants requiring temporary entry but intending to stay in NZ for more than 12 months.

We offer package fee charges and low wait times for these appointments.  Phone 09 634 5184 Extension 2019 Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. Click here for our Immigration Medical information and forms to complete:

General Services

  • general practice care and advice
  • urgent care accident treatment and management
  • on-site x-ray, pharmacy, physiotherapy and laboratory
  • immigration medicals
  • chronic care management
  • urgent care management
  • well-women's clinic with nurse
  • midwives
  • hearing clinic
  • podiatry
  • ear nurse clinic
  • occupational medicine services - including pre-employment medicals, accident and medical care, alternative duty assessments and employee drug screening.

Wellbeing Services

Free support is available with our Wellbeing Team for all enrolled patients:

Health Coach

  • Supports adults enrolled at the clinic
  • Helps you to manage ongoing health conditions e.g. gout, diabetes, asthma
  • Focuses on healthy eating, physical activity, smoking cessation, and stress management
  • Assists your understanding and use of your medications
  • Works with you to develop goals and action plans
  • Keeps in touch to support you - in-person, by phone or by text

HIP (Health Improvement Practitioner) – registered health professional

  • Supports patients of all ages enrolled at the clinic
  • Helps you to identify and prioritize wellbeing needs including stress, sleep, mood, anxiety, pain, physical health challenges, substance use, relationships
  • Works with you to develop a plan for positive changes 
  • Keeps in touch to support you in-person, by phone or by text

Awhi Ora Community Support

  • Provides support in the community – everything outside the practice
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Housing/WINZ
  • Paid work
  • Money matters
  • Family/whānau issues
  • Managing drug use, drinking or gambling
  • Cultural reconnection
  • Social engagement

A typical consultation takes about 20-30 minutes. Your session can be face-to-face in the clinic or by video or phone.
Ask your doctor or nurse to refer you to our Wellbeing Team today.

Childhood Immunisations

Having your children immunised will help protect them from certain infectious diseases throughout their lives.  It is free to have your children immunised. All immigrant and non-resident children are also eligible for free immunisations and free Well Child Tamariki Ora services, regardless of their immigration and citizenship status. 

 The World Health Organisation and the Ministry of Health recommend that you immunise your children. The immunisations begin when your child is six weeks old. A list of immunisations is available on the Ministry of Health website. To be fully protected, children need to have all the immunisations in the series.

Flu Vaccinations

Book your flu vaccination through the patient portal, using the online form to request an appointment or phoning us on 09 634 5184

Flu Vaccine - Patient Portal

Request Flu Vaccine Booking

Cervical Smear

Are you up to date with your cervical smears?  Cervical smear clinics are held two days during the week and sometimes on a Saturday. All of our nursing staff are trained and certified.  Phone us now on 09 634 5184  to book your smear.

Languages We Speak

Here at the The Doctors Onehunga our staff speak a number of different languages.  Please call us before you come into the practice to ensure the staff member is available.  These languages are: 

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Mandarin
  • Punjabi
  • Burmese
  • Tongan
  • Afrikaans
  • Vietnamese
  • Filipino
  • Sri Lankan
  • Arabic
  • Assyrian
  • Korean

Urgent Care Hours

Open 7 days, Monday - Sunday 8am - 8pm (including public holidays)
For accidents, injuries, sudden illness and other urgent care services, no appointment needed just walk in. We welcome all our enrolled and casual patients and any visitors to the area.

GP Services Hours

Monday - Friday 8am – 4:30pm for booked GP appointments

If you have a medical emergency, call 111

Patient Fees

GP & ACC Consults - Enrolled Patient Fees

Age 8am - 6pm
weekdays
Evenings &
weekends
Public holidays
0 - 13 years FREE FREE FREE
14 - 17 years $13.00 $35.00 $55.00
18+ years $19.50 $50.00 $80.00
       
ACC 0 - 13 years FREE FREE FREE
ACC 14 - 17 years FREE FREE FREE
ACC 18+ years $19.50 $25.00 $35.00

 

Prices effective 21 March 22

Enrolled patients - Nurse charges are from $15, Weekend and after hours $20, Public Holidays $35
Vaccination nurse charges as per above rates
Extra charges apply for any materials used including dressings plus a nurse fee.
ACC Xray surcharge Monday to Friday 18+ years $15 – Weekends $25 and Public holidays $40

GP & ACC Consults - Casual Patient Fees

Age 8am - 6pm
weekdays
Evenings &
weekends
Public holidays
0 - 5 years $35 $40 $50
6 - 17 years $50 $55 $70
18+ years $85 $95 $100
       
ACC 0 - 13 years FREE FREE FREE
ACC 14 - 17 years FREE FREE FREE
ACC 18+ years $25 $30 $40
 
 
Prices effective 21 March 22

Extra charges apply for any materials used including dressings plus a nurse fee.
ACC Xray surcharge Monday to Friday 18+ years $15 – Weekends $25 and Public holidays $40

GP & ACC Consults - Non-Resident Patient Fees

Age 8am - 6pm
weekdays
Evenings &
weekends
Public holidays
0 - 5 years $110 $130 $150
6 - 17 years $110 $130 $150
18+ years $110 $130 $150
       
ACC 0 - 13 years FREE FREE FREE
ACC 14 - 17 years FREE FREE FREE
ACC 18+ years $35 $40 $45

 

Prices effective 21 March 22

Extra charges apply for any materials used including dressings plus a nurse fee.
ACC Xray surcharge Monday to Friday 18+ years $15 – Weekends $25 and Public holidays $40

ACC Consults - CSC Holders Fees

Age Every day
0 - 12 FREE
13 - 17 FREE
18+ $19.50

 

Prices effective 21 March 22

Extra charges apply for any materials used including dressings plus a nurse fee.
ACC Xray surcharge Monday to Friday 18+ years $15 – Weekends $25 and Public holidays $40

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 Kate Lawrie

    Dr Kate Lawrie

    MBBS MMED (Family Medicine)

    Kate completed her GP training at the National University of Singapore and worked for several years as a GP before moving to Auckland in 2021 to join The Doctors Onehunga. Kate has a special interest in mental health and pain medicine. She enjoys painting and playing strategy games in her spare time. 

  • Dr Jordan Aitcheson

    Dr Jordan Aitcheson

    Urgent Care – Queue Doctor

    Jordan was born in Alexandra and completed his medical degree at Otago University's Dunedin and Wellington campuses. He spent several years working in New Zealand and Australian hospitals across a variety of specialties. He is a member of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. His main interests are urgent medicine and infectious diseases. 

    Jordan works Monday to Friday with his usual late night of Wednesday.  He works some weekend shifts on either a Saturday or Sunday.

  • Dr Megan Griffiths

    Dr Megan Griffiths

    MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG

    Available Tuesday to Thursday

    Megan graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2010, and moved to New Zealand in 2012 spending two years rotating around hospitals in Auckland. She then returned to the UK in 2014 to complete her GP training and also gained a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Missing the New Zealand life style she return to Auckland in 2018, joining the Team at The Doctors Onehunga.

    Megan has an interest in women’s health and paediatrics, but enjoys all aspects of general medicine and chronic disease management.

    She has two young children and enjoys spending family time outside at a beach or park.

  • Dr Joanne Gao

    Dr Joanne Gao

    Dr Joanne Gao graduated from the University of Auckland in 2013. She has spent many years working around the hospitals in New Zealand in various specialities, including one year training in Internal Medicine. She is currently a member of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. Her main interest is managing urgent medicine and accidents. Dr Gao can speak two languages, English and Cantonese. 

  • Dr David Oxner

    Dr David Oxner

    MBchB, BSc, Dip Obs&Gyn, RNZCUC

    Available Monday to Friday and alternate Saturdays through the walk-in queue

    David was born in Auckland and was trained at Otago University after completing his medical degree, he completed both the general practice primary examination and Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology.  

    He started working in general practice for seven years in Auckland and Christchurch.  He then returned to hospital practice in Christchurch and did a surgical registrar role for three years and then 6 years in emergency medicine.  He has also practiced in rural medicine in Balclutha which he enjoyed. 

    He returned to Auckland in 2013 where he took a position with The Doctors Onehunga and has recently completed his fellowship with the Urgent Care College.  He has special interests in sports medicine and minor surgery.

  • Dr Phillip McArthur

    Dr Phillip McArthur

    BHB, MBchB, Dip Obs

    Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays

    Having trained through Auckland University in General Practice,  Phil has worked at the practice since doing a stint as a registrar in 1993, which means he has looked after three generations of some local families.  

    He is particularly interested in cardiovascular health and risk assessment, mens health and does immigration medical assessments.  He is available for corporate health assessments via his practice Medinex Health at Mercy Hospital specialist centre in Epsom.  

    In his spare time he is a keen squash player and runner, and enjoys playing guitar for relaxation.

  • Dr Tim Cummack

    Dr Tim Cummack

    MBchB, FRNZCGP

    Available Monday to Friday and alternate Saturdays

    After graduating from Otago Medical School in 1985, Tim worked at Christchurch hospital for a year and then moved north to work at Auckland Hospital.

    He has worked as a general practitioner since 1987.  Firstly in Epsom and then later in Onehunga where he continues to practice at The Doctors Onehunga, enjoying all aspects of General Practice.

    He completed his Fellow training for The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 1999. 

    Outside of work Tim is a father to two teenage girls.  He enjoys outdoor sports such as sea swimming and tennis and enjoys playing the piano.

  • Dr Len Brake

    Dr Len Brake

    MBChB, FRNZCGP

    Available Wednesday to Friday

    Dr Brake is an experienced GP who has been at our medical centre since 2002.  He has worked in the anaesthetic and obstetric fields and for many years in the accident and medical role.  He has been a family doctor for much of his career.

    Dr Brake who is known as 'Dr Len' to us, is especially enthusiastic and involved in the management of all patient care.

Latest News

May 2021 Newsletter

Please click the following link to read our latest patient newsletter -  May 2021 Newsletter 

Ear Nurse

We are delighted to announce that our Ear Nurse facility has returned and will be open for the first Saturday in the month. Please ring our reception to make an appointment.  Hours of this clinic are 9.30 am to 1 pm.

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