03 322 8121 53 Caulfield Avenue, Halswell
03 322 8121 36 Ensign St, Halswell

ENROLMENT

PLEASE DOWNLOAD & COMPLETE THE ENROLMENT FORM BELOW (please complete in BLACK pen)

Once completed either drop your form in to either of our sites or post it back to Halswellhealth P O Box 37 036 Halswell Christchurch 8245.

Please note that every patient from the age of 16 is required to sign their own enrolment form. If you require an appointment immediately, please phone 03 322 8121 to arrange this. You will be asked to complete an enrolment form on arrival.

When enrolling you will be asked to provide proof of eligibility, eg passport, visa, birth certificate.  If you do not have these documents you can contact the Department of Internal Affairs if you are a New Zealander or the Immigration Service if you are an eligible non-New Zealander.

An eligible individual is a New Zealand citizen OR a person who holds a resident visa or permanent resident visa (includes residence permits issued before December 2010) OR is an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident AND able to show that he/she has been in New Zealand or intends to stay in New Zealand for at least 2 consecutive years OR has a work visa and is able to show that he/she is able to be in New Zealand for at least 2 years (previous visas/ permits included OR is an interim visa holder who was eligible for publicly funded health services immediately before his/her interim visa started OR is a refugee or protected person).

Please see enrolling with a general practice for full details of the eligibility criteria or ask a receptionist if you are unsure. For more information about enrolment please see the Enrolment form below:

ONLINE BOOKINGS

If you are an enrolled patient, you can now save time and hassle by using our simple online booking system to make appointments with your doctor or practice nurse.

When you book an appointment online it is for a standard GP appointment.  If you wish to book an extended appointment or nursing services (including immunisations) you will need to ring us.

For continuity of care, please book with the GP you are enrolled with whenever possible.

To cancel an appointment you no longer require please use this service or ring us as far in advance as possible.

PRESCRIPTIONS

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS POLICY

48 Hours notice is required for processing. Repeat prescriptions fee is: pickup $18.00 to collect from Halswellhealth.
$20.00 if you wish it to be faxed (then posted) to your pharmacy. If you require a urgent prescription (less than 48 hours) please phone the practice nurse. This will incur an extra charge. 

To request a repeat prescription you may:

  • Phone our prescription line 24/7 on 03 322 5724
  • Phone us and ask to speak to the nurse
  • Or complete the electronic request form below
  • Sign up to our patient portal to be able to request this online

Note: Repeat prescriptions are only available at your doctor's discretion for stable medical conditions for which you have had medication previously prescribed by Halswellhealth. A consultation with your doctor is needed at least every six months to allow a review of your medication.

The prescription charge from Halswellhealth is to cover the time it takes to check and generate your prescription, and includes nurse, doctor and administration components. Please note, if you choose to have your prescription faxed to your pharmacy, some pharmacies may have their own charge for receiving a faxed prescription.  If you wish to collect your prescription please tell us where you want to collect it from- Ensign St or Longhurst.

Collection:: Please pick one

HOURS

Our opening hours are:  

36 Ensign Street       

Monday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Thursday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 8.00am - 5.30pm 

 Longhurst Health     

Monday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 5.30pm 
Wednesday 8.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Friday 8.00am - 5.30pm

Telephone hours for onsite communication before diversion are:

Monday 8.00am - 5.15pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 5.15pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 5.45pm
Thursday 8.00am - 5.45pm
Friday 8.00am - 5.15pm
 
 

After Hours Service

When you ring (03) 322 8121 after hours your call will be answered on behalf of Halswellhealth by a Registered Nurse. The nurse will assess your needs, offer advice or immediate assistance if required but can not take messages or make appointments.  For after hours care visit the 24 Hour Surgery which is now located at 401 Madras Street.  If your call is an emergency call 111

 

FEES

Our policy is that all fees are paid at the time of your consultation. If this is a problem, please speak to your Doctor or our Practice Manager.

Consultation Service Fees (effective 1st January 2017)
Halswellhealth is part of Pegaus Health, a Primary Health Organisation, and under this organisation we are able to pass on the Government subsidy to patients who are enrolled at this Practice.

The fees stated below are our usual fees. These may vary, e.g. for longer consultation times or other special circumstances. The fees apply to New Zealand citizens and those with permanent residency. Please enquire about our fees if you do not have permanent residency status.

AGE ENROLLED CASUAL ACC
0-12 years $0 $38 $0 (enrolled)
$38 (casual)
13-17 years CSC or HUHC $38* $52 $38
13-17 years no card $38* $52 $38
18 years & over CSC or HUHC $47* $63 $45
18 years & no card $47* $79 $45
Non NZ resident incl children $95*  Double appointment $190
Sexual Health (under 21) Free Depends on age & CSC status
Home visit From $120 Depends on age, funding status and/ or CSC status
Double appointment Enrolled $94
Casual $158
Minor surgery
Removal of Lesions
Single punch biopsy

From $180
$80
IUD (Insert and fit)
Jadelle
$150
$150
Vasectomy From $420
Well Health Check $130

*Please note dressings and other consumables will be charges

NURSING SERVICE FEES COST
Blood Pressure $10
Blood Tests $10
Cervical Smear with the Nurse $36
Consultation with the Nurse $29
Dressing
Non ACC (+ cost of expensive materials)
ACC (+ cost of expensive materials)
$15
$8
Ear Syringe
Inital Consultation
Follow-Up
$35
$20
ECG $40
Form Completion Varies, please ask
Injections (Including Depo) $25
Liquid Nitrogen $15 - $30
Prescription
Collected
Faxed
Urgent

$18
$20
$25
Smoking Cessation
Initial Consultation
Follow up + patches

$10
$5
Travel Vaccinations-please ask for further details