Did you know?

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There have been a few changes at Lincoln Road Medical Practice due to several retirements and a merger from Arahura Medical Practice on Barrington Street. After a lot of hard work, employing some new doctors and spending some time getting to know our patients we are really starting to hit our stride! Yes, the rumours are true, we are rebuilding … Read More

Picky eater?

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Struggling with a picky eater? Are meal times a battlefield? The tips in this article could have you declaring peace with your picky eating toddler. So Click here to read the article and gain some valuable tools to end the meal time war.

Manage My Health puts you in control.

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What if you could: Make appointments online See your test results and medical history Order repeat prescriptions And do all of this anytime you please 24/7 Well now you can with Manage My Health Manage My Health is a safe and secure way to manage your health online.  With access to your medical records, the ability to make appointments online, … Read More

Not convinced the Flu shot is for you?

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Influenza, more commonly known as the Flu, is very easy to catch.  It is simply spread from person to person through the air.  In a nut shell it can be spread by coughing, sneezing, talking, touching a hand, surface or object. So, you are thinking being unwell with cold like symptoms is not that bad.  Although some of the symptoms … Read More

Iron clad beginning for you and your baby.

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Did you know that you need 2-3 times more Iron than normal during pregnancy?  Not only do you need Iron to sustain yourself, but your growing baby needs to build up a store that will sustain them until they are 6 months old.   Iron levels are closely monitored by your health professional during pregnancy, but there are things that … Read More

Influenza Vaccines – Available Now

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Influenza vaccines are available now, vaccination clinics will be advertised soon or make an appointment with the nurses. Yours might be free, check out the eligibility criteria here Please note that children under 6 do not qualify for free vaccinations in Canterbury for 2015 unless they meet the eligibility criteria. Children that are having the influenza vaccination for the first … Read More

Are you at risk of Hepatitis C?

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Have you: Ever shared a needle or other equipment to inject drugs? Ever received a blood transfusion before 1992? Lived in, or received health care in South East Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East or Eastern Europe? Been in prison and used unsterile needles or been involved in unsafe tattooing practices? Ever had an abnormal and unexplained liver function … Read More

Free Services

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Under 6’s Did you know that Village Health offers free services for children under 6 years old? Enrol your child with us at 92 Lincoln Road to ensure you take advantage of these benefits. Vaccinations and most prescription charges are also free too, which is of great advantage when keeping your child happy and healthy. Sexual Health Services for under … Read More

Evening Clinics starting April 2015

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Starting in April this year we will be offering evening hours on a Wednesday. We hope this makes it more flexible and convenient for those of you who find during the day a challenge.

Whooping Cough Vaccine

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Whooping Cough Vaccine for Pregnant Women Canterbury is currently experiencing a pertussis (whooping cough) outbreak. Therefore, all pregnant women in Canterbury are being advised to have a pertussis vaccine. The vaccine is subsidised for pregnant women from 28 weeks of pregnancy up to 2 weeks after the birth of their baby. For women who have a premature delivery, the vaccine … Read More