Welcome to North Avon Medical

In choosing North Avon Medical Centre as your family practice you get the benefits of an experienced and committed team of health professionals.

North Avon Medical Centre has five Doctors and four nurses. The practice cares for around 5000 patients covering a wide area in Christchurch. The practice operates as a team and has a strong commitment to providing high quality personal primary care. All general practitioner partners are vocationally trained in General Practice and Fellows of the Royal College of General Practice.

Our experienced nurses provide a range of chronic disease management, smoking cessation assistance, health screening, weight management programmes and preventive healthcare.

The practice operates to permit urgent consultations if these are required and has extended hours from 8am to 5.30pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday hours are from 8.30am to 5.30pm and Friday hours are 8am to 5pm. If you cannot see an appointment on the day and you feel it is urgent please phone us, our nurses will triage your call and assess.

North Avon Medical Centre is a Pegasus practice and through this membership we provide a range of additional population health services. We have a close relationship with community and specialist nursing services, allied health specialists and mental health services. The practice has a full range of testing and treatment equipment including an ECG, defibrillator, liquid nitrogen and minor surgical equipment.

Centre Hours

8am - 6pm
8am - 6pm
8.30am - 5.30pm
8am - 5.30pm
8am - 5pm

Our telephones are answered in house 8.30am to 5pm Monday-Friday (excluding public holidays) outside these hours they will be answered by our Medical After Hours Team.

Closed public holidays for after hours care visit the 24 Hour Surgery which is located at 401 Madras Street or in an emergency call 111.

A virtual appointment can be made until 10pm weekends and 8am-8pm on weekends and public holidays via Practice Plus

Fax: 03 389 1175
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Same Day Virtual After-Hours GP Appointments

Available Weekdays all day until 10pm & Weekends/Public Holidays 8am-8pm

Please Note: Online appointment bookings are only for standard appointments. Please ph. 03 389 6655  for extended appointments e.g. Travel, Removal of Lesion, Punch Biopsy, Mirena, Jadelle, IUCD, Immunisations and Nursing Services. After Hours: When we’re closed, 24hr service is provided by the 24 Hours Surgery, 401 Madras St (entrance is on the left hand side just before Bealey Ave) phone 03 365 7777.