Welcome to Halswellhealth. We are located on 3 sites, Ensign Street and Longhurst in Halswell and off Central Avenue in Prebbleton.
We are excited to be accepting new enrolments and are operating a waitlist to manage the demand. Please see our enrolments page for details.
Drs Aitken, Brown, Marr and O’Gorman have very high patient numbers and for this reason they are only available to see their enrolled patients. Please do not book with these GPs if you are not enrolled with them (we may ask you to switch your appointment). If you would prefer to switch your enrolment to a GP with more capacity, please ask at reception.
Non standard appointments. These appointments are not subsidised by the Ministry of Health and full fees apply. These include (but are not limited to) the following.
We will always do our best to inform you of costs at the time of booking. A comprehensive fees list is available here.
Masks in the practice
We are still asking patients to wear a mask in the waiting room. We have many vulnerable patients that sit in the waiting room and mask wearing helps protect these patients.
Great News! We reserve 20% of our appointments to book on the day for managing our acutely unwell patients. Please ring the practice for these appointments as they are not visible to be booked via MyIndici.
Managing Viral illnesses
Please read our page on managing viral illnesses. During winter we can be inundated with requests to see patients with viral illnesses. Usually, patients can self-manage at home, but we reserve appointments every day for those patients most in need of a medical assessment. We can provide a nurse off work certificate if required for your work.
Getting through on the phones!
Triage/advice/telehealth calls incur a fee (see fees list)
MyIndici Messaging service
Please see our link on how to use this service and what it can be used for. It is not suitable for urgent queries. Patients must refrain from messaging their GP to make an appointment as the GPs do not have spare capacity to respond to these requests.
Finally, we continue to experience high demand coupled with occasional staff shortages. Our team are wonderful and do the very best they can. Please treat them with respect and patience.