February 17, 2021

Covid Alert Level 2 guidelines

Feb 2021  COVID Alert Level 2 PLEASE RING for advice if you have a cold, cough, temperature, shortness of breath, other respiratory symptoms, or been in contact with COVID-19 cases.  Do not come into the medical practice while experiencing any of these symptoms please. Picton Surgery consults types: Face-to-face: masks must currently be worn in the medical practice while at level 2 or 3. Video and telephone consults: If photos are required to assist the doctor with the consult, please send photos of rash, wounds, area of concern to admin@pictonsurgery.co.nz During different COVID levels, all types of consults continue to be charged the standard 15 minute fee or accordingly to the service provided. Appointment booking guidelines to help keep clinics on time: * Book 15 min Dr appointments:  for 1-2 health issues only. * Book 30 min Dr appointments for: multiple health concerns, Wellness (anxiety/depression) concerns, new patients or drivers license medicals for the 75+ age group. Extended consult charge may apply. A cancellation fee will be charged if an appointment is not cancelled within 2 hrs or you do not arrive for a scheduled appointment that is not cancelled. Thank you.  
February 14, 2021

COVID Alert Level 3 Guidelines

Feb 2021 COVID Alert Level 3 Face to face consult online bookings have been disabled while Auckland is at Level 3.  If you require a face to face consult, please ring the medical practice 09 5347176. PLEASE RING for advice if you have a cold, cough, temperature, shortness of breath, other respiratory symptoms, or been in contact with COVID-19 cases. Picton Surgery consults types: Face-to-face at the practice are available at Level 3 if essential, masks must be worn in the medical practice. Video and telephone consults are currently recommended – If photos are required to assist the doctor with the consult, please send photos of rash, wounds, area of concern to admin@pictonsurgery.co.nz During different COVID levels, all types of consults continue to be charged the standard 15 minute fee or accordingly to the service provided. Appointment booking guidelines to help keep clinics on time: * Book 15 min Dr appointments:  for 1-2 health issues only. * Book 30 min Dr appointments for: multiple health concerns, Wellness (anxiety/depression) concerns, new patients or drivers license medicals for the 75+ age group. Extended consult charge may apply. A cancellation fee will be charged if an appointment is not cancelled within 2 hrs or you do not arrive for a scheduled appointment that is not cancelled. Thank you.
September 20, 2020

Face to face, video or telephone consults available

Hello to you all, Picton Surgery GP’s provide face to face or vitual consults. All types of consults are charged the same 15min standard fee or accordingly to the medical service provided.  Booking appointments can be completed online or by ringing the medical practice. Video or telephone consults are very popular and have many advantages. They are very convenient, contactless and cost the same as face to face consults.  Advantages are: no travelling required, no waiting in the waiting room, no time off work required, no bringing in all the kids, patient mobility concerns eliminated, remote service provided where ever you may be. Photos can be sent to the GP prior telephone consults by emailing admin@pictonsurgery.co.nz.