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How to find and enrol with a doctor

There are many benefits to signing up with a GP team

As soon as you enrol with a general practice, you immediately have a team of people ready to help you and your family stay well and healthy.

By enrolling, you and your family will have access to:

To enrol, you need to choose a General Practice that is accepting new patients, you can contact a practice to check their current situation.

If the practice is accepting new patients, you will need to complete and sign a form which the doctor, nurse or medical centre receptionist will give you. The form will require you to provide some personal details such as name, age, date of birth, address and ethnicity. You can find contact details for local General Practices by using our General Practice Finder Map

You can also visit PHO websites for more information about enroling with a medical practice:

Pegasus Health General Practices

Christchurch PHO General Practices

Waitaha Primary Health – Enrolment

Page last updated: 16 November 2021

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