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As recently publicised by the Ministry of Health there is very limited flu vaccine stock left and we have been instructed to only administer our remaining vaccines to those who are eligible for publicly funded flu vaccinations. From today, we

After Hours Flu Vaccine Clinics 2019

We are holding evening flu vaccine clinics between 5.00 and 6.00pm on the following dates: Thursday 23rd May 5-6pm Thursday 30th May 5-6pm Thursday 6th June 5-6pm Thursday 13th June 5-6pm No appointment necessary. Casuals Welcome.  

Pathlab Rotorua collection rooms have moved

From Monday 17th December 2018 Pathlab Rotorua collections rooms can be found at 1225 Haupapa Street.

Cheaper fees for Community Service Card holders

Great news!  The cost of visiting your GP at Ranolf Medical Centre could soon be up to $19.50 cheaper. Reduced fees will be offered to enrolled patients who are Community Service Card (CSC) holders and their dependents. The team at

Free visits extended to include 13 year olds

Currently we offer free consultations for children 12 years and under. From 1st December 2018 this will be increased to include 13-year olds.

Do you know Ranolf is a teaching practice?

Ranolf Medical Centre is a teaching practice, we have hosted many young doctors and nurses as part of their medical training and we enjoy teaching them about general practice.  We are sad to say goodbye to Dr Tumi who has just finished

Signs of a stroke

Think FAST.  If you see ANY of these signs, call 111 immediately.

Eligibility for free sore throat checks

If you or your child has a higher risk of getting rheumatic fever and has a sore throat. Don’t ignore it.

June – Viral illnesses

Dr Harry Pert talks this month about Viral illnesses. We know that having a sick child can be pretty stressful, and sometimes downright scary! On average children aged between 6 months and 5 years will get about 6-10 viral illnesses

Nurse Ros reaches top of profession

Article published in Daily Post – Tuesday 24 May 2016.  Article:Rebecca Malcolm Photo: Stephen Parker When Ros Rowarth began as a nurse four decades ago, she never imagined she would one day be treating patients and prescribing drugs independently. But now,