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.
Kia Ora to the wider Cromwell community. In order to comply with the New Zealand Government’s Level 3 restrictions, we will be making some changes to how our practice operates until further notice.
We will remain open as as an emergency service. Patients with urgent requirements are able to be seen in person. Please note that we will be trying to keep physical contact with patients to an absolute minimum.
For all other requests, please call 03 445 1119 to be triaged by the A&E nurse. We will be putting in place medical protocols to deal with patients who require a physical consult. This is designed to keep the patient and our staff free from infection.
Please note that patients will be required to wear a mask and sit 2 metres apart in our waiting room.
If you require a repeat prescription please try and use our online portal (Health 365). If you are not currently registered with Health 365 please call the medical centre to discuss with our admin team. You will require a physical consultation if you need blood pressure or diabetes medication.
CMC is a designated Covid Swab clinic for registered and casual patients. Please phone reception to book your slot. Please remember to wear a face mask to your test.
There is usually a 24-hour turn around for results. You will be required to self-isolate until a negative result is returned. Covid tests are for those who are symptomatic or who have visited “locations of interest” announced by Public health.
We will be providing regular information updates to our patients over the coming days. Please check our Facebook site “Cromwell Medical Centre”.
Pacific Radiology has reopened for X-ray and ultrasound.
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. The vaccine is available now for over 65 year olds. The vaccine for under 65 will be available at the end of May.
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 – Spring Issue
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.
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday – Sunday : 10am – 3pm
Please note that the weekend clinic will be a phone triage service. Please call Cromwell Medical Centre on 03 445 1119 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