Updates from the Practice Team

Coronavirus Update February 3rd

Feb 03 2020

There are currently no confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV in New Zealand to date. The risk of an ongoing outbreak in New Zealand remains low, but the Ministry of Health is monitoring the situation closely. If any public health measures are needed for this virus, we will advise.

If you require further information, please head to the Ministry of Health website


We will update our website when we receive any more information regarding this. 

Waitangi Day - Closed

Feb 03 2020

We will be closed for Waitangi Day, Thursday 6th February. For urgent medical care you will need to got to After Hours at 17 Adelaide Road. We reopen at 8am on Friday 7th February. 


Christmas Opening Hours

Dec 17 2019

We will be operating on reduced hours over the holiday period. If you need medical care outside of these hours please go to Afterhours at 17 Adelaide Road Wellington. 


Monday 23rd December - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday 24th December - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesday 25th December - Closed

Thursday 26th December - Closed

Friday 27th December - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm 


Monday 30th December - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday 31st December - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesday 1st January - Closed

Thursday 2nd January - Closed

Friday 3rd January - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm 


We return to our regular opening hours on Monday 6th January.  

Closing Early Friday 1st November

Oct 29 2019
We are closing early on Friday 1st November. We will be open 8am – 2pm. This is to allow for an upgrade to our computer system.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

MMR Update

Oct 23 2019

The Ministry of Health and the District Health Board have informed us that we are now able to order MMR vaccines for the following priority groups:

-   The priority group for vaccination for all of New Zealand (except Auckland) is the 15 month and 4 year childhood vaccinations. 

-   Infants travelling to Auckland or overseas to an area of measles concern can be given their first MMR vaccine from 12 months of age (This should happen at least 2 weeks before travel).

We will be recalling our infants who are due to have their 15 month and 4 year old immunisations as normal. 

We will update our website if and when the priority groups change. 

Many thanks from your KNM team 

Labour Day - Closed

Oct 23 2019
We will be closed on Labour Day, Monday 28th October. If you need urgent medical care please go to After Hours 17, Adelaide Road which is open until 11pm. We open on Tuesday 29th October at 8am

Update on recent PHO Cyber Attack

Oct 07 2019
You may have heard in the media that the Primary health organisation to which Kelburn Northland Medical belongs has been the subject of a cyber attack.
Our General Practice systems were not part of the Tū Ora Compass Health cyber attack. Your doctors notes and patient portal are safe.
To support us to provide you with health services we send some of your personal information to Tū Ora Compass Health. There is no evidence that any of this personal information has been accessed, but Tū Ora Compass Health cannot know for sure. Personal information on you that may have been accessed could include your name, date of birth, national health identity number and prescription information.
If you want more information or are concerned, please visit the cyber incident support page www.compasshealth.org.nz or call the Ministry of Health hotline on 0800 499 500

Early closing: 4pm on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 16th October

Oct 07 2019

We will be closing earlier than usual, at 4pm, on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 16th October to allow for staff training. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  

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