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Carefirst Medical Centres - Westown, Merrilands & Moturoa
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Westown, Merrilands and Moturoa
New Plymouth
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Leigh Sampson
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The Carefirst Group offer an extensive range of primary healthcare services, with nearly 90 staff across three practice locations - Westown, Merrilands and Moturoa.

Our practices are comprehensive cornerstone-accredited general practices with experienced doctors and nurses, providing you and your family modern, convenient continuity of care.

* We care about our patients' health and wellbeing; our goal is to provide excellent primary care services to our patients.

* We're innovative; our general practitioners (GPs) are up to date with best practice, and you benefit from this.

* We keep things simple; our team provides excellent care, on time and in consultation with you, the patient.
Service Description
Service Description
Our teams across the three practices include 24 doctors; one GP nurse practitioner; 25 nurses, four primary care assistants (PCAs), three radiographers, and 20 administration staff, including the senior leadership team.

The teams works with the wider multi-disciplinary team to provide an extensive range of primary healthcare services to meet your healthcare needs. These include physiotherapy, pharmacy, podiatry, cardiology and paediatric services at the Westown clinic; physiotherapy and maternity services at the Moturoa clinic, and podiatry at the Merrilands clinic.

The Westown and Moturoa clinics both also have health improvement practitioners providing additional support and advice for our patients.

Carefirst offers an Urgent Care Clinic at Carefirst Westown Medical Centre. This service is open from 8:30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday and is available to both registered and non-registered patients. Please be aware of the following:

- The Urgent Care Clinic is for medical issues and/or accidents that require urgent GP attention.
- Patients that present with non-urgent issues may be redirected to a booked appointment.
- The Urgent Care Clinic is not for repeat prescriptions, ACC or WINZ renewals, or ongoing medical issues.
- An additional Urgent Care fee will apply.
- In an emergency, please call 111.

The Carefirst Group values are:

* Respect
* Clinical Excellence
* Empathy
* Teamwork
* Sustainability.

All of our staff are focused on ensuring that all of our patients have access to excellent patient care and service.
Updated: 25 Jan 2024
Meeting the needs of older people
Meeting the needs of older people
With three practice locations, it is easier to find somewhere close to you for your general practitioner healthcare. We have a dedicated aged care team that cater to the needs of people living in retirement village and in rest home care. Call our Westown clinic on 06 753 9505 to find out more about this service, or email agedcare@carefirst.co.nz

Skin Clinic Taranaki (SCT) are part of the Carefirst Group. The welcoming team at SCT can assess, diagnose and treat skin conditions, providing surgical care on site when required. SCT is also the only community-based provider of specialist, non-invasive varicose vein treatment services. Contact Vein Specialists at Skin Clinic Taranaki today on 06 281 1698 to book your FREE initial varicose vein assessment.

Find out more about Skin Clinic Taranaki at https://skinclinictaranaki.co.nz/
Updated: 25 Jan 2024
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Taranaki region.
Updated: 21 Dec 2023
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Carefirst Westown
Address99 Tukapa Street
City/TownNew Plymouth
Phone06 753 9505
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Carefirst Merrilands
AddressMerrilands Shopping Centre, Mangorei Road
City/TownNew Plymouth
Phone06 758 8773
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Carefirst Moturoa
Address486 Saint Aubyn Street
City/TownNew Plymouth
Phone06 751 0390
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Skin Clinic Taranaki
Address183 Powderham Street
SuburbNew Plymouth Central
City/TownNew Plymouth
Phone06 281 1698
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Updated: 21 Dec 2023
Payment Status Details
Payment required Yes Children under 14 free.
Subsidy may be available Yes Discount with Community Service card.
Updated: 22 Jan 2024
Access Status Details
Easy access Yes Plenty off off-street parking available, including mobility parks. The clinic is fully accessible for wheelchair users.
Updated: 25 Jan 2024
After Hours
After Hours
After Hours Status Details
After Hours No All clinics are open 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday.
Updated: 22 Jan 2024
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes An interpreter can be arranged if required. Please notify us when you book so we can ensure this service is available for your appointment.
Updated: 25 Jan 2024