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,

FindUs App

From today Ranolf Medical Centre is available on the FindUs App. Save Ranolf Medical Centre on your phone when you scan in our QR code linking you to our website, contact details, Facebook page & more ….

New Patient Enrolment Process

From 11 April onwards, all new patients will complete a brief questionnaire to assist us in getting to know you. The answers to your questions may require a complimentary follow up appointment with either a nurse or doctor to discuss

February – How to look after our skin?

Dr Jo O’Keefe talks this month about looking after our skin.   In the summer months most of us (myself included) are glad for the opportunity to enjoy the warmer weather and the great outdoors. It’s  probably also a good

Off to university?

As you or your teenagers are heading back to university or going for the first time, there are a few things you need to think about in regards to health Firstly universities offer a student health service, and this is

Easier claiming with you Southern Cross member card

NO MORE RECEIPTS NO MORE MANUAL CLAIMING NO MORE STRESS We are excited to announce that we are the first Medical Centre in Rotorua to become Southern Cross Easy-Claim providers. So if you are a Southern Cross member, don’t forget

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Going on holiday in the next few months?

Check on your medications in the cupboard and at the Pharmacy. If it is some time since you saw the doctor, he/she may want to see you before they are happy to give you another prescription. Don’t forget that we

Appointment tips

A standard GP appointment is 10 or 15 minutes long and usually allows for you and your doctor to discuss or treat one medical problem. If you have more than one issue or think you need more time with your