We have a counsellor operating at KMC.
Your GP can refer you or you can make your own appointment by phoning Reception on 07 5490 411.
There are special subsidies available so cost should not be a barrier.
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At Katikati Medical Centre we are committed to uphold the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity in health outcomes for our patients. We have a dedicated Equity Team who are actively looking at all aspects of equity within our everyday practice. This is regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender, religion, political leaning or ability.
We strongly recommend that you wear a mask to protect yourself and our vulnerable patients
Do you have any respiratory symptoms?
IMPORTANT: PLEASE WEAR A SURGICAL MASK AND DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING IF YOU HAVE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS.
We try to minimise the risk of catching viral infections including COVID 19 by running a separate pathway for patients with respiratory symptoms including coughs and colds. Most are dealt with over the phone and those that need to be seen are seen in a cabin accessed from the back carpark.
Please phone Reception on 07 5490 411
Bringing Medical Excellence to Katikati since 1978
Katikati Medical Centre is based in the rural town of Katikati , 40kms north of Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty.
- Cornerstone accredited
- PRIME trained providing emergency medical care in conjunction with St Johns
- care provider for residents in two local rest homes –Radius Lexham Park and Summerset by the Sea
Our Nurses are very well trained and are continually updating their skills and knowledge by attending regular courses. Currently our Nurses run clinics for the management of Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Healthy Weight, Smoking cessation, Ear conditions, Respiratory conditions and Immunisations.
Dr Vicky Jones runs a travel clinic at Katikati Medical Centre. She has a post graduate qualification in travel medicine from the University of Otago.
Whether you are holidaying overseas, or travelling for work, it’s important that you are up to date with the correct vaccinations and travel advice.
Skin Cancer Clinic
The harm caused by skin cancers is reduced by early detection and treatment. For this reason, we encourage people to come for an assessment if they notice a new or changing mole or skin spot. Those people at high risk of developing skin cancer or those with previous skin cancer should have a regular skin check.
Chronic Disease Management
Diabetes Clinics are run by our trained diabetes nurses who will review all aspects of your diabetes and its management
Respiratory Clinics are run by nurses with specific training in COPD. Please speak to your GP to access this clinic
Health 365 is a secure website service provided in conjunction with Katikati Medical Centre and your GP to help you be in control of your health care. Health 365 is very useful but is not to be used for anything urgent. Click here for more information.
Your Doctor will discuss with you as to how you will be advised of the results and when they should be available. Most routine tests take 72 hours to be reported back and checked by the Doctor although some, such as biopsies or cervical smears, will take longer. Please contact a nurse if there is an inappropriately long delay.
Please remember our Reception staff are not qualified to interpret results and are not permitted to give them to patients.
No, when doctors are on the premises they run to an appointment schedule. Please speak to Reception or a nurse who can assist with your enquiry and/or make an appointment for you.
In limited circumstances we are able to see visitors. We DO NOT have a walk in Accident and Emergency clinic, you must phone Reception prior to your arrival on tel 07 5490 411.
Visitors will be asked to pay in advance.
For urgent care please go to Tauranga Public Hospital or contact 2nd Ave Health Centre (Tel 07 577 0010) in Tauranga who are open 7 days.
IN A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY PHONE FOR AN AMBULANCE ON 111
There is a dedicated duty doctor and nurse available every day to attend to acutely sick children and adults. These appointments are for emergencies only. Please phone Reception or a nurse on tel 07 5490 411. In a life threatening emergency it is still better to phone for an ambulance on 111
In the majority of cases a appointment with your GP will be required.
A Driver’s Licence Medical is a 30 minute appointment consisting of 15 minutes with a nurse followed by 15 minutes with your doctor. The appointment MUST be with your usual doctor. Please advise Reception when making the appointment that it is for a Driver’s Licence Medical. The cost is $70.
Our account details are 03 1550 0024773 00. Please use your NHI number and invoice number as payment reference.