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Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions:

Frequently asked questions

How do I register?


You can register at Dinsdale Medical Centre by completing the enrolment forms at our clinic or printing them off our website and emailing them to admin@dinsdalemed.co.nz To enrol there is a $10 enrollment fee and you need to provide a copy of your NZ passport, Birth Certificate and Driver Licence, or Resident or 2 year + Working Visa. As soon as you complete the enrolment forms your medical records will be requested from your previous heathcare provider, which normally takes between 7-10 working days. Once we have recieved your medical records we can book you an appointment to see a doctor.




Are you taking on new patients?


Yes! Dinsdale Medical Centre is currently taking on new patients. To register, please complete the enrollment forms at our clinic or print them off our website and email them back to admin@dinsdalemed.co.nz with a copy of your photo ID with New Zealand residency status.




How much does it cost for a normal doctors appointment?


Here are our prices for registered patients: Medical consultations with a doctor: 18+ $19.50 14 - 17 $12.50 13 & Under FREE ACC consultations with a doctor: 1st Visit Follow-ups 18+ $30 $25 14 - 17 $25 $20 13 & Under FREE FREE




Do I need to book an appointment?


Yes you do need to book an appointment. Our medical centre operates by appointment only and our doctors do not see walk-in patients. If you need to be seen by a doctor immediately, please go to your closest emergency centre such as Anglesea A & E, Victoria Street Clinic or the Waikato Hospital Emergency Department.




Do you see casual patients?


Yes, we can see casual patients if needed. The prices for a doctors appointment for casual patients are listed below: Doctors Consultation 18+ Years $85 14-17 Years $40 0-13 Years $35 Doctors Consultation with Community Services Card or High User Health Card 18+ Years $60 14-17 Years $30 0-13 Years $25 If you are on a NZ working visa that is less than 2 consecutive years, you may only be regisitered as a casual patient.




How do I register for Manage My Health?


Registration for Manage My Health must be completed in our clinic by an administrator. To register you for this, we will need a copy of ID such as your NZ Driver Licence or Passport and you need to sign to declare that this account has been created for you. Only one Manage My Health account can be allocated per email address. Once you have been registered, you need to activate your account with the activation code you are given. This can be completed online using a computer or using the mobile app. For privacy reasons, you must activate your account within 7 days of registering your account. If you have any problems with activating or accessing your Manage My Health account, please contact us at 07 847 8425.