Fee Changes

Please note our patient fees will increase from 3 August 2023 and our new rates

 For registered patients  Fees    CSC holders and dependants
 0-13 years  Funded  
 14-17 years  $27.50    $13.00
 18-24 years  $39.50    $19.50
 25-64 years  $49.50    $19.50
 65+ years  $44.00    $19.50

If an acute on the day appointment is booked and you fail to turn up full charges apply.

Repeat prescriptions are $23.50 (CSC $20.00) and urgent on the day prescriptions are $30.00 (CSC $25.00) - payment is required on the day requested.

Services - GP

  • Family Medicine
  • Prescriptions
  • Medication Review
  • Cervical Smears
  • Sexual Health
  • Mental Health
  • Maternity Care
  • Hospital Referrals
  • Minor Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • IUD and Jadelle

How to make a Doctor's appointment

Contact us between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm or drop in to a Hutt City Health Centre and talk to our Receptionist. We do have a late night clinic until 8.00pm on Wednesdays in Lower Hutt.

Your appointment will last for 15 minutes unless you request longer when you book - there will be an additional fee. Our charges are very reasonable and you'll need to pay for your Doctor's consultation at the time of your visit.

Repeat prescriptions for enrolled patients

You may arrange to pick up a repeat prescription without seeing your Doctor first if you are an enrolled patient who has medications regularly prescribed.  Please allow up to 3 days for repeat scripts to be issued.  If you require an urgent script to be completed on the day there is an increased charge.

After Hours Medical Care

If you require medical attention outside of our normal hours call Health Line on 0800 611 116 or go to the Hutt Hospital Emergency Department

Services - Nurses

  • General nursing care
  • Dressings and wound care
  • Health promotion and wellness assessment
  • Diabetic and lifestyle advice
  • Smoking cessation
  • Chronic disease management
  • Long Term Condition Management
  • Service to improve access (SIA)

Hutt Hospital for emergencies

If this is an emergency or you are suffering from a severe injury please visit the Hutt Hospital Emergency Department.

Healthline - your free Nurse on the phone

The Ministry of Health Healthline is available for
general health queries on 0800 611 116.

Call Healthline if you’re:

  • feeling unwell – but not sure whether you need to see a doctor
  • needing some urgent advice about a family member or friend who’s sick
  • on holiday and want to know where the nearest doctor or pharmacy is.

Healthline can also arrange an interpreting service if you want to talk to someone in your own language.

Scans and test results

Blood/Urine Tests, X-Rays & Ultrasound scans

All results are sent directly to Hutt City Health Centres where your Doctor will always review them and take appropriate action.

Results usually arrive within a few days of being performed.

Will you see test results?
In most cases we will not notify you of normal or marginally abnormal results unless they impact on your care. We will let you know if the results require further attention.

Contact us if you are unsure or to clarify other fees and charges.

Fees and payment information

Our GP and Nurse consultation fees are displayed in the waiting room. Copies are also available, if you would like one please ask at reception. Our fees are made up from the following:

  • Consultation time
  • Complexity
  • Eligible funding
  • Cost of running a medical practice

Funded fees apply to:

  • Flu vaccination for pregnant women, anyone aged 65 years and over and anyone aged under 65 years with a medical condition that increases their risk of developing complication from the flu (conditions apply)
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Maternity care for the first three months

All payment for services is required before your consultation.

Payment options

You may pay using

  • Cash
  • Eftpos
  • Credit card
  • Telephone banking
  • Online banking
  • Automatic payment – if you would prefer to make regular payments against your account please ask at reception.

If you do not pay on the day you will be sent an account which will incur administration fees.

All unpaid overdue accounts will be sent to a debt collection agency with all costs incurred by the patient including legal fees.

If your account is overdue payment for any further treatment is required before the consultation unless it is a medical emergency.

All accounts that remain unpaid will be recorded with a Credit Reporting Agency which may affect your credit rating.

See our terms of trade

No show policy (DNA)

Failure to attend an appointment or to cancel 2 hours before the appointment time will incur a fee based on the type of appointment booked.  If you book an on the day acute appointment and do not arrive the full fee will be charged.  

By enrolling with us you authorise us to:

  • Disclose any information about you for the purpose of instructing other people including a debt collecting agency to recover any outstanding fees from you.

You acknowledge that:

  • All services may attract a fee
  • You remain liable for all fees, costs and disbursements (including Laboratory testing where you are not eligible for funding services in New Zealand) charged by us for the services.
  • If you book an acute on the day appointment and fail to show you will be charged a full consult fee