Influenza Vaccinations

We recommend that our patients book an annual Flu vaccine as this virus can make you very unwell. Each year the Influenza vaccine is manufactured to protect us from new variants of  the virus.

Protect yourself this winter with Influenza Vaccines

Immunisation is the best defence against getting seasonal influenza. It  spreads quickly and can have serious risks especially  for people with underlying health issues, pregnant women and people  over 65.

It is necessary to have an annual flu jab as the virus keeps changing. Each year the vaccine is designed to help build immunity to the strains that are currently circulating in NZ.

Signs and symptoms of  influenza are:

  • Runny nose, sore throat or cough
  • Fever, chills, muscle aches, upset stomach
  • Ongoing fatigue for up to 2 weeks

What is the cost of a flu vaccine?

For the general NZ population, the flu vaccine cost is around $33, however, the flu vaccine is FREE if you are:

Possible side effects following the flu vaccination

  • Discomfort or swelling at the injection site
  • Mild Fever and muscle aches
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite

To read more about the Influenza Vaccination Programme visit Fight the Flu. Book a flu vaccine today.

Planning to get a flu jab?

It is possible to get the flu all year round but it is worse in winter. We advise getting your vaccination before the season changes to get early protection.

As soon as vaccinations are available we will let you know so that you can book a flu jab for a suitable time.

You should also think about other vaccines you are due to have, like the Covid 19 vaccination as you need at least 2 weeks between vaccinations.

Please ring us about any questions you have about your eligibility, flu symptoms or this year’s strains of the virus. Our experienced staff are here to help.

Health care professionals providing Influenza Vaccines

Claire Bidois
Fluent in English. Claire graduated as a comprehensive nurse in 1991. Her background is mainly in practice nursing and urgent care nursing.
Cassie Wilson
Fluent in English. Cassie graduated with her Bachelor of Nursing degree from Manukau Institute of Technology in 2013.
Rozena Watson
Fluent in English. Rozie graduated with a Bachelor of Health science, Nursing.
Letisia Lesa
Fluent in Samoan and English. Letisia graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing Pacific in 2013 and completed a Post-graduate diploma in Health Science specialised in Advanced Nursing in 2017.
Akanksha Sethi
Fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi. Akanksha graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing and has a Postgrad Certificate in Advanced Nursing from University of Auckland.
Deepika Nand
Fluent in English and Hindi. Deepika completed her high school in Dunedin and Bachelor of Nursing at the Manukau Institute of Technology.
Mei Liu
Fluent in English and Mandarin. Mei is an overseas nurse and completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences from the University of Auckland in 2008
Taryn-Lee Deverick
Fluent in English and Afrikaans. Taryn-lee graduate from Manukau Institute of Technology in 2021 and is passionate about working on improving community health.
Cheryl Harris
Fluent in English. Cheryl completed a Comprehensive Nursing Diploma in 1995.
Rashika Devi
Fluent in English and Hindi. Rashika has a Bachelors degree in Nursing, Manukau Insititute of Technology.
Nerice Fourie
Fluent in English and Afrikaans. Nerice completed her Bachelor of Nursing in 2018 and is completing her Post Graduate Certificate in Health Science.

Frequently asked questions

To join our clinic, you first need to fill out the patient enrolment forms to register with the PHO that we belong to. This is a Ministry of Health requirement.

You will need to provide proof of identity and eligibility which may include the following forms of identification:

  • NZ Passport or NZ birth certificate
  • International passport with resident visa OR work visa of minimum 24-month duration

On the enrolment form you need to indicate which of our doctors (currently taking new patients) that you would like to be registered with.

Yes. As part of completing your enrollment, we request that you have a new patient screening appointment with one of our Nursing or Medical Centre Assistant team members.

This new patient appointment enables our team to work with you to better understand your current health and wellbeing.

Following the new patient appointment as above, you can book your first consultation with your nominated doctor.

All GP appointments are 15 minutes long.

  • One appointment is for a single health issue.
  • Should you wish to have a 30-minute GP appointment, it will be charge at a non-subsidized rate.
  • Depending on your age and health, one of our specialist nursing or pharmacist clinicians may be able to spend more time with you.

If you are a new patient, you will get full access to the patient portal “My Indici” once you have completed your enrolment.

Payment is required at time of consultation. Please note that unpaid accounts will incur an additional $10 monthly administration cost.

There may be additional costs for treatments/tests/materials

We recommend that you book your future appointments via your patient portal My Indici.

If you need an urgent appointment, then please phone the clinic. We have doctors available to discuss your urgent health needs on the day.

All consultations are by appointment only.

Patient portals are secure online sites where patients can access their health information and interact with their general practice. Set up access to your patient portal at or email if you would like help.

We recommend that you plan ahead and request your repeat medicines via your patient portal My Indici two weeks before you run out. If you do not have access to a portal, you can phone us and leave a message with the nurse to organise this. Our doctors use an electronic prescribing system which can send your prescription to your local pharmacy (please specify name and location).

Under 14 years free
14-17 years $16
18+ years $18.50
Urgent prescription 14+ years $27.50

The results of tests that have been ordered by our Doctors will be available on My Indici when they have been reviewed. If your test results are of concern you will be contacted by one of our team.

We are open
Monday 8am to 5pm
Tuesday 7am to 5pm
Wednesday 8am to 5pm
Thursday 7am to 5pm
Friday 8am to 5pm
Saturday 8am to 12pm (Midday)

For health services after hours visit East Care Accident & Medical, 260 Botany Road, Golflands, Auckland 2013. Their phone is 09 277 1516.

These are consultation prices only.

Under 14 Years - Free
14 - 17 years - $13.00
18 years & over - $19.50

Note charge is the same for in person or by phone or video as you are still receiving the same high quality health provider assessment, diagnosis and planning.

We understand that things can change on the day, but we ask that you call us to advise that you are not able to make your appointment. If we do not hear from you minimum 2 hours prior to your scheduled time, you will receive an invoice for this missed appointment.