News

Measles update 10.9.19

22:46 09 September in Family Practice News

Cromwell Family Practice has very limited stock of MMR vaccine and will prioritise unvaccinated children and 15 month olds for now. Frequently asked questions for parents and schools, from SDHB Do I need to be worried about catching measles? Measles is highly contagious and easily spread. Most people in...

Weekend Clinic Changes

01:59 06 April in Family Practice News

From this weekend (7 and 8 April),  "walk in clinics” are being held at each medical centre ,on a rotating basis. This weekend Junction Health, 1A Trader’s Lane, Cromwell are on duty. The clinic hours are 10.00am to 3.00pm. No appointment is necessary. Outside the clinic times...

Proposed Health Changes

20:39 16 October in Family Practice News

I attended the Cromwell Community SDHB Meeting last week where the SDHB Primary Strategy was presented, along with some local health professionals, with a handful of members of the general public. Attached are the SDHB bullet points we were presented with. Below is my response which...

Zostavax and Varilrix

21:05 24 July in Family Practice News

Chickenpox & Shingles   vaccines are available at the practice. From 1 July 2017, chickenpox immunisation will be free for all children at 15 months of age, plus a catch up at the 11 year immunisations for those who haven't had chickenpox. The shingles vaccine is for...

Autumn News 2017

20:56 29 March in Family Practice News

Flu season is upon us, contact us for a free flu shot if you are over 65 or have heart or chest problems. It is also very useful at preventing flu in children who have higher rates of infection each winter. Cost is $25 if...

22:01 22 December in Family Practice News

Christmas News Merry Christmas to all our patients and wishing you a safe holiday, we have had another successful year and continue to grow, and head towards our 2000th patient. We have stayed true to our principles of same day friendly service, affordability, and consistent...