Silverstream Medical Centre Welcomes New Patients
The clinic has now been open for 11 months and it has been lovely meeting our newly enrolled patients as well as those needing accident and acute care.
We understand that it is big decision to enrol in a new practice and we welcome people to pop in and have a look at the centre and meet with the team if you have any questions about our services.
We would like to welcome Dr George Dehn who works on Mondays. George graduated from Otago Medical School in 2011 and has been working mostly in the CDHB since. He has a special interest in trauma and musculoskeletal disorders and as a result has recently completed 4 years in orthopaedics as a registrar. He has now developed an interest in primary care and is excited to be a member of our team.
George has an experience in injuries, trauma, fractures, muscle and joint problems, steroid injections and minor surgery.
On the day/urgent appointments:
We are never fully booked for unwell enrolled patients needing to be seen.
If it is a life threatening emergency you should always call 111
If you or your child need to see a doctor on the day and no appointments are available, please inform reception and they will either get a nurse to speak to you or book you in with a nurse. The nurses are in close contact with the doctors and will confer with them as required.
A normal consult fee will apply if the GP sees you after the nurse assessment. If you are assessed by the nurse and given an appointment for the following day a usual nurse charge will apply. This service is designed for non-routine medical problems that cannot wait.
If you are unsure if you need to be seen urgently HEALTHLINE is a free 24 hour, health advice service where you can speak to a registered nurse. Ph. 0800 611 116. This service advises you on when and where you are best to access medical care, depending on your symptoms.
If you have not seen a doctor for a while or would just like a full check of your health status (or that of a loved one!), we are offering 30 minute wellness checks with our GP followed by an appointment with the nurse if required. At only $80 this is a great opportunity to have a top to toe check at an affordable price. Enquire through reception to book yours today! ( download form here )
Casual Practice Nurse
We are seeking an experienced practice nurse for our medical centre to cover planned and unplanned leave.
We are looking for a motivated and competent nurse who is committed to providing an excellent standard of patient care and enjoys working as part of a team.
Please send your CV to Rachel@silverstreamnedicalcentre.co.nz to apply.
Don’t forget Healthline too. Free health advice from trained registered nurses – 0800 611 116.
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