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Christmas Greetings

Christmas and New Year hours – 25/12/2017- 2/1/2018 Closed:        All public holidays Open:          All  other week days   If you need  medical advice  when we are closed, please phone us on 07 5786808 and you will be put through to our afterhours service provider, Homecare Medical. They will guide you as to the most appropriate course of action....

December 20, 2017

Welcome Dr Yen Chen

We are thrilled to introduce our new doctor, Dr Yen Chen.   Yen was born in Taiwan and moved to Christchurch in 1996. He qualified at Otago University in 2008.   He is a member of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. He has lived in Tauranga since 2014.  Yen has a special interest in skin surgery and sports and exercise medicine. He is married to Sarah,  and they have two very cute sons. Yen is available to take on new patients....

December 20, 2017

Christmas hours

We will be closed from 4.00pm on Friday, 23/12/16 to Tuesday, 27/12/16 and from 4.00pm on Friday, 30/12/16 to Tuesday, 3/1/17. Open on weekdays in between. Please order and pick up your scripts before the holidays. Our phones will be diverted to our afterhours service, Homecare Medical, during the holidays. They will offer you advice and/or will refer you to an appropriate service if you need medical attention. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at South City Medical Centre!...

December 9, 2016

Newsflash: You can now book appointments online!

We are thrilled to announce that registered patients can now book appointments with their doctor online! See the "Book appointment now" link on the first page and follow the instructions from there. Only standard 15 minute appointments can be made online. New patients appointments and consultations which take a longer time such as annual diabetes checks, drivers licence medicals and minor surgeries should be booked through the receptionist only. If you are experiencing chest pain, shortn...

August 15, 2016


Flu vaccinations are well under way for 2016. Remember that you are eligible for a Free Flu Vaccination if you are 65 years or over, under 65 years with certain medical conditions or pregnant (any trimester). Call us if you want to book a flu vaccination or want to know if you are eligible for a free one. Check out the following link for more information: If you do not fit the eligibility criteria for a free vaccination, you can still book...

April 26, 2016

Our very best wishes for Christmas and the New Year

We will be closed on the following dates: Friday, 25th December – Monday, 28th December 2015 and Friday, 1st January- Monday, 4th January, 2016 We will be open on Tuesday, 29th December- Thursday, 31st December, 2015. For urgent afterhours attention contact: Healthline: 0800 611 116 or Accident &Healthcare: 577 0010 ...

December 12, 2015

Want to stop smoking? Sign up to Stoptober 2015

Stoptober is a 31 day challenge designed to help you stop smoking for good. Check out their website for more information....

October 5, 2015

Did you know that September is Cervical Screening Awareness month?

Did you know that New Zealand has one of the best screening programmes in the world? Are you due for a smear? For more information about cervical screening, visit

September 8, 2015

A hundred thousand welcomes to our updated website!

New features include mobile friendly capabilities and a regular news flash. We look forward to keeping you up to-date with events in the practice....

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