Team Medical

Team Medical at Kapiti is a family medical centre and urgent care service that is open seven days. We also offer a physiotherapy service and full x-ray facilities on site.

Team Medical is accredited as an ACC endorsed, Urgent Care centre, and operates as an integrated family health centre.  Our clinic is purpose-built and sited in Coastlands Mall, State Highway One, Paraparaumu, on the beautiful Kapiti Coast. We are equipped to the highest standards to carry out a wide range of general practice and accident and medical procedures, including care of acute and chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart conditions, minor fractures and trauma, terminal care, and minor surgery. We have a fully equipped resuscitation unit.

We encourage patients to enrol with us for continuity of care. We are committed to building long-term relationships and to work to improve, maintain and restore health and well-being. We encourage our enrolled patients to make appointments with their regular medical practitioner. Our urgent care clinic is available to both enrolled and casual patients. No appointment is needed, but there is sometimes a wait. Plentiful free parking is available just outside the centre.

Our Services

  • General medical services
  • Urgent Care clinic
  • Fracture management
  • Electrocardiograms (ECG)
  • Weight management programmes
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Contraception
  • Spirometry (for lung disease)
  • X-rays
  • Physiotherapy (co-located)
  • Diabetic reviews
  • Minor surgery
  • Women’s health
  • Vasectomies
  • Sexual health
  • Wound dressings
  • Acupuncture (co-located)
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Upper Limb Therapist - 'The Hand Clinic'
  • The Coregood Institute, QRS Pelvi Centre (co-located)

Check your heart health risk

The team at Team Medical, Coastlands Mall Paraparaumu, is ready and waiting to check your heart health risk. Make an appointment today.

Vasectomies

A vasectomy is one of the safest forms of contraception. Only one in 3,000 couples fall pregnant after vasectomy compared with up to one in 250 with tubal ligation and more than one in 100 per year with the contraceptive pill. If you're considering a vasectomy, click here  for full information on our vasectomy service.

The Hand Clinic

The Hand Clinic has been providing quality hand therapy on the Kapiti Coast since 2010. The Hand Clinic treats and rehabilitates the elbow, forearm, wrist, hand, fingers and thumb. Whether you've had surgery, an injury, or developed symptoms over time The Hand Clinic can help. You're welcome to refer yourself and there is no ACC surcharge. For an appointment phone Nike Morton, Senior Registered Hand Therapist (NZAHT) on 0272268846 or visit The Hand Clinic for more information.

Weekend service

Our centre is endorsed by ACC auditors as an urgent care centre. This means that on weekends and public holidays, emergency and urgent walk-in patients take priority.

We encourage you to see your regular GP for non-urgent or non-acute health concerns and request that you make an appointment during normal weekday hours.

Enrolled Patients Standard Fees

Standard GP Consultation

8am - 5pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays)

 

 Age Fees
0 - 12 FREE
13 - 17 $25
18 - 64 $45
 65+ $44

 

Payment to be made at time of consultation. A billing fee of $5.00 will apply if not paid at time of consultation.
Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs.
Pricing effective August 2018
Failure to attend a booked appointment without reasonable notice may incur a charge.

 

Enrolled Patients After Hours Fees

5pm - 10pm Monday to Friday
8am - 10apm Weekends and public holidays

 Age Fees
0 - 12 FREE
13 - 17 $75
18 - 64 $90
 65+ $90

Payment to be made at time of consultation. A billing fee of $5.00 will apply if not paid at time of consultation.
Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs.
Pricing effective August 2018
Failure to attend a booked appointment without reasonable notice may incur a charge.

ACC Standard Fees

8am - 5pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays)

 

 Age Fees
0 - 12 FREE
13 - 17 $25
18 - 64 $45
 65+ $44

 

Payment to be made at time of consultation. A billing fee of $5.00 will apply if not paid at time of consultation.
Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs.
Pricing effective August 2018

Failure to attend a booked appointment without reasonable notice may incur a charge.

 

Casual Patients Standard Fees

8am - 5pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays)

 Age Fees
   With CSC No CSC
0 - 12 FREE FREE
13 - 17 $38 $42
18 - 65 $67 $82
 65+ $67 $82

Payment to be made at time of consultation. A billing fee of $5.00 will apply if not paid at time of consultation. Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs. Pricing effective July 2017. Failure to attend a booked appointment without reasonable notice may incur a charge.

Casual Patients After Hours Fees

5pm - 10pm Monday - Friday

8am - 10pm Weekends and public holidays
 
 Age Fees
  With CSC No CSC
0 - 12 FREE  FREE
13 - 17 $93 $98
18 - 64 $98 $112
 65+ $98 $112
 

Payment to be made at time of consultation. A billing fee of $5.00 will apply if not paid at time of consultation.
Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs.
Pricing effective July 2017.
Failure to attend a booked appointment without reasonable notice may incur a charge.

ACC After Hours Fees

5pm - 10pm Monday - Friday, Weekends & Public Holidays

 

 Age Fees
0 - 12 FREE
13 - 17 $75
18 - 64 $90
 65+ $90

 

Payment to be made at time of consultation. A billing fee of $5.00 will apply if not paid at time of consultation.
Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs.
Pricing effective August 2018
Failure to attend a booked appointment without reasonable notice may incur a charge.

 

Minor Surgery Fees

Minor surgery fees $305

Price effective July 2017

Immigration Medicals

Immigration Medicals: $265

Immigration Chest x-ray fee: $145 / $175

Price effective July 2017.

Driver's Licence Medical

Driver's Licence Medical (enrolled patients only) $85

Additional charges may apply for Xrays, Prescriptions, ECGs and some materials

 

Price effective August 2018

Vasectomy

Please contact us to discuss. Standard price of $395.00.

Independent Nurse Consultation Fee

Independent Nurse Consultation Fee $39

Price effective August 2018

ECG

ECG $65

Cervical Smears

Cervical Smears: $44

Price effective July 2017

Hours

Open 8am - 10pm every day

Our Doctors

Our philosophy is to provide high quality primary medical care with a team approach. Nurses are a key part of the team, triaging all patients on their arrival at the centre. We encourage patients to register with our practice for continuity of care. 

Urgent Care Doctors

  • Dr Raja Hingorani (Clinincal Director)
  • Dr Bart Stus
  • Dr Rob Kieboom
  • Dr Kate Averi
  • Dr Zoe Irvine

Practice Manager Emma Fursman

 

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Administration Manager Angela Mills

 

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Registered Nurse Cheryl Robertson

Cheryl is a Registered General and Obstetric Nurse who trained at Wellington Public Hospital, graduating in 1982. Cheryl has worked as a nurse since then, four years overseas, but mainly in the Wellington area. Cheryl joined Team Medical in 2005 as an Independent Nurse working closely with the practice GPs to care for the health of the enrolled patients. The role of the Independent Nurse at Team Medical is wide and varied, and includes all types of immunisation, woman's health, sexual health, ear syringing, diabetes management, diet and life-style education, smoking cessation education and dressings and plaster application. It is this variety that Cheryl enjoys. Cheryl has a particular interest in Respiratory Health, which includes performing and interpreting spirometry, asthma, COPD education and inhaler education.

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Registered Nurse Karen Dawson

RGON., MN., Post Grad. Dip. Primary Health Care, Post Grad. Dip Rural Health Care, Cert of Proficiency in Principles of Therapeutics, and Prescribing in Advanced Nursing Practice. Nurse Specialist in Primary Health Care Across the Lifespan.

Karen graduated from Palmerston North (MidCentral) Hospital in 1976. Karen worked in a diverse range of areas across the MidCentral region, with particular focus on Accident & Emergency, prior to working as a Practice Nurse in General Practice.

Karen completed her Masters in Nursing in 2011, joined Team Medical as a contracted Independent Nurse Specialist when it opened in 2002, and has continued to be an integral part of the health provider team since.

Karen sits on the Compass Clinical Quality Board providing advice from a nursing perspective, and attends the MidCentral and CCDHB Nurse Practitioner meetings on a monthly basis.

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Nurse Manager Ruth Downs

Ruth has worked at Team Medical for the last 7 years initially as an A & M nurse and more recently as Team Medical's Nurse Manager.

Ruth loves the diversity of her job, which includes not knowing what will walk through the door next, the ordering of medical supplies that the practice needs, engaging with the local ambulance service (Wellington Free), to developing new systems, e.g. the screening recall system.

Ruth's philosophy in nursing is based on treating the client as if they were a family member and giving the best care to everyone within the resources available

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Dr Alastair Palmer

MBChB (Glasgow)

Dr Alastair graduated as a doctor at Glasgow University in 1982, before undertaking further vocational training to become a GP, qualifying in 1990. He has been a full-time GP in Hawick, in the beautiful Scottish Borders, since then. A few years ago, Dr Alastair & his wife Mhairi enjoyed a 6-month sabbatical working in New Zealand - so much so that they decided to return. Alastair joined Team Medical in October 2014.

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Dr Christine Coulter

MBChB FRNZCGP

Dr Christine graduated from Otago in 1990, and following work in Christchurch, Hawera and Rotorua, became a GP in 1993, moving to the Coast to be near family. Dr Christine started Team Medical, in partnership with Dr Brent Krivan, in 2002. Dr Christine is a Member of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and has qualifications in women's and children's health, and vasectomies, having trained under Dr Margaret Sparrow. Dr Christine is the Southern Cross preferred provider of vasectomies in the Kapiti area. Dr Christine and her husband enjoy being part of the Kapiti community and all the things the Coast have had to offer her and her family over the years, in particular mountain biking, running and kayak fishing.

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Dr Brent Krivan

MBChB FRNZCGP FNZSCM Diploma Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine

Dr Brent graduated from Otago University in 1986, and has been working as a GP for 24 years. Most of this time has been spent on the Kapiti Coast, where he started Team Medical, in partnership with Dr Christine Coulter, in 2002. Dr Brent is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and has a special interest in the management of skin cancer.

Enrol Now

We warmly welcome new patients.  Being enrolled has many advantages:

•    We send you reminders and recalls for important health management
•    Pay less to see the doctor
•    Pay less for prescriptions (for subsidised medicines prescribed by your doctor)
•    Appointment bookings

Simply ask at reception or download our enrolment form below. Complete all the sections and send back to us by email, post, fax or bring it in with you.  You may need to bring in an original ID document (e.g. Drivers’ License, Birth Certificate, Passport) before your first visit - call our team to find out.

You do not need to be a patient with us to be seen by one of our medical team.If you’re a visitor to the region and need medical care, you’re also welcome. Please call our friendly team for an appointment.  All visitors and casual patients, please be aware that extra charges can apply when you are not enrolled.

There are many more benefits to enrolling, click here for Enrolment information.

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