Our friendly and professional General Practice team provide primary health care to residents, families, businesses, seafarers and visitors in the Lyttelton Harbour and Port Hills area. New patients welcome.
Christchurch terrorist attack – March 2019
“This is not who we are. They are us.” Jacinda Ardern
Lyttelton Health Centre would like to express our deep sorrow, love and support to all those impacted directly or indirectly, by Fridays tragic events.
Our thoughts are with the families, friends and colleagues effected.
If we are able to support you in any way, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Kia kaha (stay strong) and As-salamu ‘alaykum (peace be upon you)
Measles Update 18.03.19
Whilst we now have limited supplies of MMR vaccine.
Our priority for vaccinating our patients is:
Priority 1: Children aged 12 months to 13 years who have never had an MMR vaccine. 15mth immunisation can be brought forward to 12 months.
Priority 2: Children and adults aged 14 years to 28 years who have never had an MMR vaccine
Priority 3: Family members of pregnant women and babies under 12 months, who have never had an MMR vaccine
Priority 4: Occupational groups who have frequent contact with children such as Early Childhood, Primary and secondary school teachers, residential care managers and health workers who have never had an MMR.
If you fit one of these priority groups please phone 328 7309 and one of our receptionists will give you an appointment at one of our MMR clinics.
If you don’t fit these priority groups, please wait until we have more MMR vaccine.
We recommend patients are prompt with childhood vaccinations, which are free for those under 18 years of age.
Those born prior to this time, are considered to be immune.
If you suspect you or your child have measles, please phone us for advice. Do not present at the medical centre.
Flu vaccines are now available
You will be eligible for a free flu vaccine if you are
- Over 65 years of age
- Have a chronic health condition
Book an appointment online (Flu Clinic) or phone 328 7309 to arrange an appointment.