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Health Services

Studying or working at Wintec? We're your on-campus health services team. Make an appointment to see us for support with your health needs.

Wintec's Health Services is a nurse-led practice.

This means that our nurses are specially trained to provide you with a high level of care.

When you make an appointment with health services, you'll speak to or have an appointment with a nurse who will assess your needs, provide health care and/or book you a time with a doctor.

Christmas/New Year holiday period 2018/2019

Wintec Health Services – City Campus will close at 3.30pm Tuesday 18 December 2018 and re open 8.30am Monday 14 January 2019

Wintec Health Services – Rotokauri Campus will close at 2.00pm Thursday 29 November 2018 and re open 9.00am Tuesday 29 January 2019

To cover you during the time we are closed please order your regular medications in advance by BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT to see one of our nurses to review and order your repeat medications

If you are a registered patient and you need to see a Doctor for a medical problem while we are closed, during business hours you can access healthcare from:

Redicare Family Practice
130 Rostrevor St, Hamilton 
Phone 07 838 0300 to make an appointment   

After hours and for ACC consultations you can access healthcare from:
Victoria Clinic 
750 Victoria St, Hamilton
Phone 07 834 0333

Anglesea Urgent Care Clinic
Cnr Anglesea & Thackeray St, Hamilton
Phone 07 858 0800


International students needing medical care will need to go to either Victoria Clinic or Anglesea Urgent Care Clinic (address and contact details listed above).      

NOTE: a reminder to all students that if you have completed your study at Wintec, you are no longer eligible to use Wintec Health Services. You will need to find another Doctor/Medical centre for your ongoing health care.

If you require any help with this please come into either the City or Rotokauri Health Services and one of our reception team will be able to assist you with this.

Our services

The Health Services offers a range of services including:

  • Advice, information and testing for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Blood pressure assessment
  • Breast examinations and referral for mammography
  • Chaplaincy services
  • Cervical screening
  • Condoms
  • Counselling
  • General Medical Services
  • Information, advice, and prescriptions for contraception
  • ​​Immediate treatment for urinary tract infections ( conditions apply)
  • Medical assessment for aegrotat consideration
  • Melanoma checks
  • Minor surgical procedures - mole removal etc
  • Prescription renewals
  • Pregnancy testing
  • The morning after (emergency contraceptive) pill
  • ​Treatment for accidents / illness / injury
  • Hearing tests
  • Warts and verrucae treated
  • Laboratory tests, blood tests etc

Fees

Student Fees

Please note: Payment is required on the day of service. No credit will be given. Vaccination costs are as quoted on consultation with nurses.

Doctor chargesRegistered patientsInternational Students
Doctor's consultation$12$70**
Doctor's extended consultation (up to 30 minutes)$18 
Follow up visit (within 7 days)$7$20**
ACC$10**
ACC follow up$5**
Doctor/Nurse consult*$15 

* Where a doctor's visit also requires an appointment with a nurse on the same day

 

Nurse chargesRegistered patientsCasual patientsInternational Students
Nurse consultation$5$10$25
Pregnancy tests$5$10$5
Cervical smears$5$15Lab charges
Blood pressure check$5$10 
Liquid nitrogen$10$15 
Dressings Non ACC (includes material costs)$10$15 
Depo (conditions apply)$7  
Maternity$5$10 
Audiogram$7  
ACC$5$10 
ACC follow upFree$5 
Repeat prescriptions - collected$7  
Repeat prescriptions - contraception$10 (includes visit to nurse and prescription)  
Prescriptions - faxed to pharmacy (excludes Frankton Pharmacy)$10 (includes admin fee and cost of prescription)  
Minor surgery - on consultation with doctor as charges will vary$130 minimum  
Diving/driving medicals$50  
Sexual health checksFreeFreeFree
ECP - emergency contraception pillFreeFreeFree
Health declaration forms (admin fee applies)$10$10$10
ECG - electrocardiogram$30$35 
** Billed to insurance company if meets criteria.

Staff Fees

Please note: Payment is required on the day of service. No credit will be given.

Doctor chargesRegistered patients
Doctor's consultation$18.50
Doctor's extended consultation (up to 30 minutes)$37
Follow up visit (within 7 days)$15
ACC (surcharge applies to first visit only)$20
ACC follow up$15
Doctor/Nurse consult*$20

* Where a doctor's visit also requires an appointment with a nurse on the same day

 

Nurse chargesRegistered patientsCasual patients
Nurse consultation$15$25
Pregnancy tests$15$15
Cervical smears$15$25
Blood pressure check$10$15
Liquid nitrogen$15$20
Dressings Non ACC (includes material costs)$20$25
Depo (conditions apply)$15 
Maternity$15$25
Audiogram$15 
ACC (surcharge applies to first visit only)$15$20
ACC follow up$10$15
Repeat prescriptions - collected$12 
Repeat prescriptions - contraception$15 (includes visit to nurse and prescription) 
Prescriptions - faxed to pharmacy (excludes Frankton Pharmacy)$15 (includes admin fee and cost of prescription) 
Minor surgery - on consultation with doctor as charges will vary$130 minimum 
Medical reportsas quoted 
ECG - electrocardiogram$40$45
** Billed to insurance company if meets criteria.

Contact us/make an appointment

Phone 07 834 8869 to make an appointment to see a nurse, doctor or counsellor.

You'll find us at the City Campus (located at the rear of A Block) and at the Rotokauri Campus (in the Student Hub).

Opening hours

City Campus

8.30am-3.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

8.30am-5.30pm Wednesday.

Rotokauri Campus

9am-2pm Monday to Thursday.

Closed on Fridays.

After hours and other services

 

In an emergency phone 111

 

Accident and Urgent Medical

If you need urgent or accident medical care, there are a number of Accident and Emergency clinics around the Waikato. In Hamilton, you can drop in to Anglesea Clinic, Tui Medical, or Victoria Clinic.

 

Alcohol Drug Helpline

Call 0800 787 797.

For friendly, non-judgmental, professional help and advice. All calls are free and confidential. 

 

Contraception (Emergency)

If you (or a family member) has had unprotected sex and are worried about being pregnant, you may want to take an emergency contraceptive pill. This is also called the ‘morning after pill’. You can get the emergency contraceptive pill from your doctor, the family planning association, or over the counter at some pharmacies.

 

Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment

In an emergency – if you feel someone is at risk of harm to themselves or others dial 111 and ask for Police. For urgent mental health support call Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment  0800 50 50 50 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

 

Family Services Directory

A directory of service providers that can help you and your family.

 

Healthline

Call Healthline on 0800 611 116 for free, for advice from trained registered nurses. Healthline nurses can help you any time - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phone calls are free from within New Zealand – this includes calls from a mobile phone.

 

Lifeline

Call 0800 LIFELINE or text 'HELP'.

Lifeline Aotearoa’s helpline and textline provides 24/7, confidential support from qualified counsellors and trained volunteers.

 

The Gambling Helpline

Call 0800 654 655.

Support for those worried about gambling or the gambling of others.

 

Youthline

Call 0800 376 633, or text 234, or email talk@youthline.co.nz 

Student discounts

Wintec students are eligible for a discount at the following external providers:

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