May 18, 2020

May 2020

Dr Angela Li will be taking leave at the end of May as she is due to have her baby girl very soon. At this stage, a return date has not been set in place. We wish to welcome Dr Angela Wagner who will be joining the medical practice on a permanent basis in early June.  Dr Wagner has worked as a Locum Doctor over the past year at Picton Surgery and you may have had the pleasure of meeting her already. Dr Wagner completed Auckland Medical School in 2014 following her PHD and has been working as a GP in Tuakau Health Centre the past few years. Angela is multi-lingual and enjoys all aspects of general practice. Outside of work, she enjoys badminton, music and DIY.  
May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Level 2 May 2020

We hope you are all well.  Picton Surgery continues to be open Monday to Friday. As directed by Ministry of Health & Royal College of NZ GP’s, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community; Picton Surgery will continue to run predominantly virtual consultations (telephone or video). If you feel your medical or wellbeing concern requires urgent attention, please ring the surgery  Ph 09 534 7176 and a GP or nurse will contact you to make an appointment.   If you require a face to face appointment, the GP or nurse will invite you to come in. Only patients with pre-scheduled face to face consult appointments are to enter Picton Surgery at this stage. Support people are welcome to accompany patients in special circumstances but must phone reception to make prior arrangements. During Level 2, only virtual consultations can be made online. Consult charges will remain as standard 15 minute consults or be charged accordingly. Thank you for your cooperation.
March 22, 2020

Monday 23 March 2020 – Flu Vaccinations

Please ring the medical practice 09 534 7176  if you require a Flu Vaccination.  Do not come in to book the appointment.  Thank you. Eligibility start dates: Funded  From 18th March 2020 Influenza immunisation programme for eligible patients and health care workers only: People aged 65 and over Pregnant women (any trimester) Children aged 4 years and under who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness or have a history of significant respiratory illness People aged under 65 years with certain medical conditions, as per PHARMAC criteria Funded  From 1 April 2020 Influenza vaccines for children aged 6 months to 3 years Non Funded  13 April 2020 Self/private funded people