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New Zealand Summer

Summer Wellness Guide: Prioritising your Health & Wellbeing

Avatar By: November 14, 2023

As we approach the summer break, the team at Highbrook Medical encourage you to prioritise your health and safety amidst ...

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Cervical Smear

Navigating Cervical Health: Your Guide to HPV Self-Screening in New Zealand

Colleen Bowring By: November 10, 2023

Cervical screening has changed in New Zealand. An easier ‘self-test’ has been introduced to make your screenings quicker and less ...

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Preventing Injuries | Highbrook Medical

Top Tips for preventing injuries this winter sports season

Richard Chong By: June 7, 2023

As Kiwis, sport is in our DNA! Whether it’s rugby, football, hockey, running, swimming or everything in between, we love ...

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Highbrookmed Health Hub

Highbrook Med: all your health services in one place

Lucy Hall By: October 13, 2022

The Highbrook Med health services Hub opened its doors to the business community in a South Auckland showcase in September ...

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Tips to recognise symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

Colleen Bowring By: September 27, 2022

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) or Pokenga puaha is undoubtedly painful and distressing for anyone. However, left untreated, it can ...

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After hours virtual doctor service | Practice Plus Online Doctor

After hours online doctors service now live!

Lucy Hall By: August 12, 2022

Ever noticed how your family tend to need a doctor out of GP surgery hours? It’s Murphy’s Law! At Highbrook Medical, ...

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Preventative health screening | Bowel & Prostate cancer screening test

Why you (or your man) should have preventative bowel & prostate cancer screening

Pierre Du Sart By: March 29, 2022

Preventive screening for bowel and prostate cancer is a topic Pierre Du Sart, our Health Coach, actively champions. Find out ...

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Treat mild to moderate Omicron at home | Covid-19 Symptoms

7 Top Tips to Treat mild Omicron Covid-19 symptoms at home

Daniel Calder By: February 28, 2022

Treating and tracking omicron symptoms will be something every family needs to be ready for in 2022. Dr Jayani Kannangara ...

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What are the Vax Facts | Highbrook Medical

What are the Vax Facts? 7 Covid-19 Vaccine facts

Daniel Calder By: November 8, 2021

If you have questions about the real Vax Facts, have a read of the official Vax Facts sheet. Covering 7 ...

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Dr Andrea Sievwright | Doctor Highbrook Medical | South Auckland

Dr Andrea Sievwright joins our Clinical GP team

Lucy Hall By: November 3, 2021

Introducing our fantastic new GP Dr Andrea Sievwright has worked as a General Practitioner in South Auckland since 2011 and ...

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Dr Preetam Durshanapally | Highbrook Medical

Dr Preetam Durshanapally: Our new GP

Lucy Hall By: October 22, 2021

Introducing Dr Durshanapally: Highbrook Medical’s newest GP Dr Preetam Durshanapally, MBBS, has recently joined our General Practitioner team at Highbrook. ...

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Our staff are 100% Vaccinated against Covid 19

Our staff are 100% Covid-19 Vaccinated

Lucy Hall By: September 27, 2021

Proud to have a fully vaccinated team We hit a great milestone of getting our staff 100% Vaccinated for Covid-19 ...

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