SERVICES

Browns Bay Family Doctors provide General Medical consultations on any aspect of your health or in relation to any illness you may have;
 

  • General Medical and Prevention Health Care
  • Well Child Care
  • Accident and Wound Care
  • Maternity
  • Contraception & sexual Health
  • Minor Surgery
  • Travel Health
  • Nurse Clinics
  • Skin Checks
  • Zolendronate (ACLASTA) Infusions
  • Visiting Specialists

 

General Medical and Prevention Health Care

All of our doctors are affiliated with the Royal New Zealand College of GP’s and can provide a full range of general practice consults.

Well Child Care

Our team is experienced with children and their particular health needs. We provide free doctor consultations to enrolled under 13 years old. All of our nurses are trained in immunisation, and offer B4 school check.

Accidents and Wound Care

We are able to provide care for most minor injuries & accidents. Our nurses are skilled in wound care management.

Maternity

All our GP’s and nurses provide early pregnancy care. We can give you pre pregnancy advice, diagnosis of pregnancy and discuss appropriate management. We can refer you to experienced midwives or obstetricians for ongoing care of your pregnancy and delivery of more sensitive reason of unplanned pregnancy.

Contraception and Sexual Health

Our doctors provide gynaecological services which include sexual health checks, family planning and birth control services including IUCD & Mirena insertion and cervical smear screening. We can also advise you on issues on fertility.

Minor Surgery

1. All of our doctors provide minor surgery services & do surgical procedures.
2. Please talk to your doctor about your procedure, as costs will vary & some of them are covered by your insurance.
3. Examples include excision of moles both cosmetic and suspicious for cancer, in-growing toe nails and cysts.
4. If you have a suspicious lesion, or just don’t like a mole or skin tag, ask the doctor.

Travel Health

It is generally best to book a double appointment if you want travel advice. We stock most of of the standard travel vaccines, and are able to advise you on your specific country and routes of travel.

Nurse Clinics

We offer a number of nurse services. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Diabetes Get Checked visits
  • Cardiovascular (healthy heart) checks
  • Asthma (GASP) assessments
  • Cervical Smear screening (some evening clinics available)
  • Stop Smoking Support
  • Liquid Nitrogen
  • Blood Pressure monitoring
  • Ear Lavage
  • Dietary Advice
  • ECG

Using private consultation rooms, our nurses are able to consult one-on-one with you, for such things as health screening, cardiovascular risk assessment, or lifestyle advice. A Nurse consultation fee will apply.

If you have a chronic medical condition such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or asthma, our nurses can assist greatly in helping you manage your condition.

Skin Checks

Skin cancer is particularly common in New Zealand. A spot check should be carried out every year, especially in fair skinned people. Any new skin spots that are unusual should be checked out as soon as possible.

Zolendronate (ACLASTA) Infusions

This is an infusion of a bone strengthening medication that is now funded for many people, for the treatment of osteoporosis and pagets disease. If you meet the criteria, the cost of the infusion is $130 for enrolled patients or $210 for non-enrolled patients which include a doctors appointment prior to the infusion.

Visiting Specialist

We have a registered Psychologist Michael Vaughan specialising in child psychology who works from our rooms. Inquiries regarding appointments contact 09 442 2241.

Dilworth Hearing

Dilworth Hearing have a free screening clinic here on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. For further information and appointments contact the reception.