CareFirst

 

We are a multi-doctor general practice and specialist centre providing health care to the people of New Plymouth and beyond. We have a broad range of family medical and specialist services along with on-site X-ray facilities and a comprehensive retail pharmacy.

Our extended opening hours and walk-in clinic allow easy access for your convenience as well as urgent medical care. See our website for more information.

We are not currently accepting new patients due to current high patient numbers. This situation is under constant review, for registration information please ring reception.

Walk-in clinic


Urgent GP services and minor injury management is available without an appointment. We deal with illness, sprains, strains, cuts, bruises and minor fractures in this clinic. It is available 8am-6pm Monday-Friday, 8am-12noon Saturday.
Please note: this clinic is not appropriate for routine medical care or sickness benefit forms. These services should be via a normal booked GP appointment.

Skin cancer centre


Comprehensive diagnosis and management of skin lesions. Taranaki's only dedicated skin cancer unit.

Naevus


For the latest technology in mole screening, mapping and diagnosis. Using computerised dermoscopy and bodyscan mapping.

X-ray


Onsite X-ray services with advance radiology 9am-5pm Monday-Friday. No appointment necessary. Ph 06 753 8941.

Travel clinic


The travel clinic provides advice and information about how to keep healthy whilst abroad, it designed as a 'one stop shop' for all vaccinations, including yellow fever and malarial advice. We also have a wide range of travel health products for sale, such as mosquito nets, insect repellents, water purifiers and medical kits. In association with Worldwise.

Ear suction clinic (aural microsuction)


A new service replacing ear syringing for the removal of wax. Microsuction can also be used for the removal of foreign bodies and in the treatment of otitis externa. Appointments are available on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.

Nurses clinics


Disease management consultations and Well-Health clinics.

GPs

Alison Gadsby

David van Hyfte

Geoffrey Putt

Kiyomi Kitagawa

Krystyna Foulkes

Lester Kelly

Lucy Gibberd

Phillipe Weeks

Sarah Prior

Shaun Butler

Yu-Ching Yu

Amanda Brown

Clinic fees

 0-1314-1718-2425-4445-6465+
CSC holders$0.00$13.00$19.00$19.00$19.00$19.00
Non-CSC holders$0.00$13.00$40.00$50.00$50.00$50.00
CareFirst

99 Tukapa Street, Westown, New Plymouth, 4310

P: 06 753 9505
E: email@carefirst.co.nz
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Monday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 11:30am
Sunday: Closed
Public holidays: Closed