Active Aging

Age Concern Otago have as their mission that:


“Older people live a valued life in an inclusive society”

They have many terrific resources: Age Concern Otago

Some off the best are classes to assist with being active. Increasing numbers of studies show the benefits of a more active lifestyle. Having like minded companions to do it with will make it more enjoyable and sustainable, with both physical and social benefits.


Tai Chi  &  Steady As You Go

Two great options. Check out  the details in this brochure:

Age Concern Falls Prevention

For information about the class nearest to you in 2018 check out:



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On March 13th, 2018, posted in: news by

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Summer Newsletter

Here is the Dunedin North Medical Centre quarterly Practice Newsletter.

We hope you find it helpful and informative.

DNM Summer Newsletters PDF

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On February 13th, 2018, posted in: news by


Stride Ride & Slide Fun For Little Ones

Here is a great opportunity to support active lifestyles, a stride, ride & slide multisport event for children aged 2 – 6 years.

Sunday 18th February 2018, University Oval Rugby Field 2, (across from Caledonian Ground)

“Children will have a blast running past the crowd, riding their bikes around the bends, and splashing onto the Slip and Slide, past the firetruck, to the finish line.”

$3.00 per child or 2 for $5.00 if pre-registered. $5.00 each for on the day registration.

Register your child (children) online from 12:00pm Thursday February 1st, 2018 via Sport Otago
Contact is: Kerri Maclennan, Fundamental Skills Advisor, Phone: 474 6411, Mobile: 027 669 1580

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Public Holiday Closure Dates

We will be closed on public holidays over the coming months. Please keep this in mind when planning regular checkups or prescription renewals to make sure you don’t get caught out.

Apart from our usual weekend closure we will be closed on:

Tuesday – 6th February – WaitangiDay

Monday-  26th March – Otago Anniversary Day

Friday – 30th March – Good Friday

Monday – 2nd April – Easter Monday

Wednesday 25th April – Anzac Day

If you need medical assistance on the days we are closed please phone The Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre on 479 2900. Our phones are automatically diverted to them when we are closed so if you do phone us when we are not here you will reach someone who can help.


Please remember: The Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre is now at 18 Filleul Street

Map & more details: Urgent Doctors Have Moved

In the case of a medical emergency – please phone 111.

For medical advice – please phone Healthline, a FREE 24hr phone advice service on  0800 611 116.

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Urgent Doctors Have Moved

Dunedin Urgent Doctors & Accident Centre and Fracture Clinic

Urgent Pharmacy

Southern Community Laboratories

Have all shifted to:

18 Filleul Steet.

New location Dunedin Urgent Doctors


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Online Patient Portal

Our secure online Patient Portal with ConnectMed is now up and running.

To join up or learn more:

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Disability Information Service

The Disability Information Service, Ratonga Mōhiohio Hauā, is a charitable organisation offering health and disability services, advice and equipment to the people of Otago. They have been serving our community for over 25 years, helping join the dots, source resources and removing barriers to independence. Contact them on weekdays 9:00am to 5:00pm, phone 03 471 6152 or free phone 0800 693 342.

Address: Ground Floor
Dunedin Community House
Corner Moray Place & Great King Street
Dunedin 9016

Website Link: Disability Information Service

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Funding For Laboratory Tests

Many laboratory tests are funded and therefore free to patients, but not all.

To help in avoiding surprises Southern Community Laboratoroes have supplied the information at:

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Navigating services for older people

A free information service for older people funded by the local Health Board is now up and running at: Seniorline

Lots of information to help older people and their families navigate through those very complex decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, home care, day care and rest homes.

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Planning an overseas trip?

Doctor Craig Pelvin at Dunedin North Medical Centre is now an authorised Yellow Fever vaccinator. Be sure to arrange a Travel Consultation appointment with him if your travel plans include any of the countries where Yellow Fever is endemic.

Check out the new information for travellers at: Travel

Take good care of your health to maximise the enjoyment of your trip.

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