Alert Level 2 Update
As of 12pm Wednesday 12th August, New Zealand as a nation is in Alert Level 2. In order to stop the spread, there are several changes that will be put into place whilst we remain at this alert level.
Please take note of the following:
If you are unwell – do NOT come to the medical centre. Please call to be triaged into an appointment.
If you have the following respiratory symptoms:
- sore throat
- head cold
- or loss of sense of smell you may need a COVID swab taken before you can be safely seen by the doctors.
Please call the medical centre and this will be arranged for you as there is a special clinic set aside in the afternoons to see patients with respiratory symptoms.
Phone consults are available if it is more convenient or you have underlying health conditions . A normal consult fee applies. If you would prefer a phone consult please phone and discuss options.
At the weekends, testing will be provided by appointment at the WellSouth offices Dunedin Urgent Doctors and at Queenstown Medical Centre in Queenstown-Lakes.
WellSouth’s 0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) call centre continues to operate, providing assessment and referring patients for testing when required. Hours are 08.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 12noon at the weekends.
Please note: Our Health 365 App does not allow on line bookings whilst in a Covid Alert!
Weekend Schedule – August 2020
Check out the schedule below to when our weekend clinic is available. The full calendar is available to view here.
August 8 and 9 : Cromwell Medical Centre
August 15 and 16 : Junction Health
August 22 and 23 : Cromwell Medical Centre
August 29 and 30 : Cromwell Medical Centre
Book together and save.
We will only be charging $20 per vaccination for 3 or more members of the same family. You will all need to book as one group. This applies to all registered patients who are not funded under a government program.
Please call the medical centre on 03 445 1119 to make an appointment. Bookings available now.
A message from Dr Anya Beale & Dr Brendon Pauley
Cromwell Medical Centre is proud to be locally owned and has been serving the community for over 50 years.
We hope you are keeping safe ❤️
Free breast screening mammograms are provided to eligible women aged 45-69 by Breast Screen Aotearoa every 2 years. For Cromwell patients this is done in Alexandra or Frankton.
New Zealand wide, they diagnose 200 cases of breast cancer every 6 weeks. Another 200 women will find their own breast cancer every 6 weeks.
No breast screening mammograms have been available over the lockdown, however the programme has now restarted – if you are overdue a screening mammogram please contact Breast Screen Aotearoa on 0800 270 200 if they have not contacted you by phone.
If you have noticed a breast lump please make an appointment with your doctor at CMC.
Newsletter – Issue 3
We hope you are all having a great week so far! All of our patients have been sent the latest copy of our newsletter. Check it out to see what’s been happening, and what’s in store at our centre over the month of June.
Can’t find it in your inbox? You can view it here.
Did you know that you can now get direct access to Cromwell Medical Centre via your laptop or phone?
Health 365 is an online portal where you can make appointments, order repeat prescriptions and receive test results without having to make a phone call.
Please call our medical reception team on 03 445 1119 and we will help you get registered. It is a very simple process and great technology.
Please take the time to get registered with Health 365.
UPDATE – August 13th 2020
Junction Health are on call this weekend, and will have a medical team working from 10am to 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. Please call them before you visit.
If you require assistance, please call them on 03 445 4688
COVID-19 – PHONE HEALTHLINE 0800 358 5453 FOR ADVICE:
- if you have had close contact with a person with confirmed coronavirus in the 14 days before onset of illness
- if you have a fever (more than 38 degrees) OR any acute respiratory infection and shortness of breath OR cough OR sore throat with or without a fever.
A warm welcome from Cromwell Medical Centre
Cromwell Medical Centre is the largest and most established medical services provider in Cromwell, with highly qualified medical and nursing staff. We are also a teaching practice for undergraduates.
We have useful links on our site, general health information, an overview of the wide variety of services that we offer and information about how to enrol as a patient. Please click here for a full list of all our charges.
Existing patients can contact us by email for appointment enquiries and to request repeat prescriptions. New patients and visitors are always welcome.
We encourage new patients to enrol with us as soon as this is convenient, even if you do not need to consult a doctor straight away. Enrolment in person only takes a few minutes at reception. The enrolment form can also be downloaded here and then completed and handed to the reception team. Please bring photo ID with you when you enrol.
We look forward to seeing you.
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday 15th August – Sunday 16th August: 10am – 3pm
Please note that the weekend clinic will be a phone triage service. Please call Junction Health on 03 445 4688 and a doctor will be able to help you.
After Hours Care
If you require medical attention after hours please phone:
Remember – In emergencies dial 111