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Marsden Medical Practice

 

Marsden Medical Practice is a traditional general and family medical practice situated on the corner of Marsden Avenue and Mt Eden Road in Mt Eden Auckland. There is ample street parking both on Marsden Avenue and directly in front of the main entrance on Mt Eden Rd. We are New Zealand trained health professionals with three doctors and two registered nurses committed to traditional general practice. Marsden Medical Practice now comprises ten staff. We are all dedicated to the traditional values of comprehensive personal medical care and will strive to meet your medical need whenever and wherever that need arises.

History

The first practitioner began practicing from the house on the corner of Marsden Avenue and Mt Eden Rd shortly after the end of World War two. During the 1950s Dr Clifford James returning from Missionary Medical services in the Solomon Islands set up practice in the house at 785 Mt Eden Rd and subsequently in the cottage behind the house in Marsden Avenue.  In the 1960s the surgery was run by Dr Doug Colonna and subsequently Dr Philip Galloway.  Dr Lello purchased the practice in 1994 when Dr Galloway retired from General Practice. General Practice in New Zealand has undergone some major changes in the last decade. With increasing costs and decreasing health subsidy in primary care there has been a tendency for practitioners to form larger practices for the economies of scale. There has been a greater use of independent nursing within Family practice teams and, like in all professions, a greater reliance on information technology.

Registration with your family doctor.

Members of your family may not have had any reason to visit the surgery and it may well be that the surgery doesn't have information about you.  Access to publically funded health services is now dependent on registration with a General Practitioner affiliated with a Public Health Organisation (PHO).Read more....

AppointmentsConsultations are by appointment only and while every effort is made to accommodate urgent consultations there may be occasions when we will be unable to see you on the day of your call.....

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Diagnostic Services  We offer blood tests at the surgery.   If  your doctor has requested a blood test at your consultation ask at reception if you would like to have the test performed at the surgery.  In most circumstances our nurses will meet your request

Enrole with us - information enrolement will decrease your medical fees. Ask reception regarding the benefits of enrolling you and your family with Marsden Medical.  Our PHO is now Auckland PHO.  This organisation distributes any public money directed to primary healthcare according to Ministry of Health directives the health needs of the enrolled population of the member practices.  For further information see www.aucklandpho.co.nz

 

 

Mens Health

With the exception of certain gender specific conditions, male morbidity and mortality health statistics are higher than those of women. Despite this men still have remarkably lower attendance rates at their own doctor's surgeries than women. At Marsden Medical we offer a full and comprehensive preventative health check...

Women's Health

Our practitioners and nurses run a recall service for routine preventative health checks but there are a number of  reasons for a consultation to consider your own health risk profile and discuss this with your doctor....

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Travelling?

When you are planning a trip overseas you need good advice on health and safety wherever you go. To ensure your holiday or move overseas is not plagued by illness and disease you need specialist advice from health professionals. Marsden Medical offers up to date information on immunisations, health precautions and latest world trends ........

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Registrar Training

Marsden Medical is pleased to announce that we will continue as a Family Medicine Training programme practice.  Registrars are placed with our practice on six month rotations to gain further experience in Family Medicine.  The registrars are qualified doctors with a minimum of three years post graduate experience.  All have worked in hospital positions before choosing advancing their knowledge in Family Medicine. So if you see a new face at the surgery you can be assured of thorough medical assessment and a cheerful and thoughtful style of practice.

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Last updated: December 26, 2013