North End Health Centre
Experienced, professional, caring team providing quality medical services since 1982
Welcome to North End Health Centre

The North End Health Centre has been providing quality medical services to its registered patient population, rest homes and employers since 1982.

Oamaru Health Center services include:

  • General Medical Services
  • Practice Nurse Services
  • Wellness and Lifestyle Services, including a full health “warrant of fitness”
  • ACC Services and Sports Medicine
  • Immigration Medicals and Traveller Health
  • Pre and Post Employment Testing
  • Full Drug Screen Testing
  • Minor Surgery
 

FREE Cervical Screening Project*

FREE Cardiovascular (Heart) Health Check

FREE Smoking Cessation Support

FREE Sexual Health Checks for under 22s**

Contact Us Now

* Please contact us to determine your eligibility
**  Maximum of 2 consults per annum


The North End Health Centre has been providing quality medical services to its registered patient population, rest homes and employers since 1982.

Oamaru Health Center services include:

  • General Medical Services
  • Practice Nurse Services
  • Wellness and Lifestyle Services, including a full health “warrant of fitness”
  • ACC Services and Sports Medicine
  • Immigration Medicals and Traveller Health
  • Pre and Post Employment Testing
  • Full Drug Screen Testing
  • Minor Surgery
 

FREE Cervical Screening Project*

FREE Cardiovascular (Heart) Health Check

FREE Smoking Cessation Support

FREE Sexual Health Checks for under 22s**

Contact Us Now

* Please contact us to determine your eligibility
**  Maximum of 2 consults per annum


Hip Replacement

Every year thousands of New Zealanders benefit from a hip replacement. This is an operation to remove a severely impaired hip joint and replace it with an artificial joint or prosthesis. The most common reason for performing a hip replacement is to relieve pain and the disability of severe arthritis in the joint.

The concept was pioneered by an orthopaedic surgeon, Sir John Charnley, who worked with engineers to develop the techniques and materials used in hip joint replacement.
Patients present to their General Practitioner with pain and stiffness. In assessing the severity of the damage to the hip and whether or not a patient reaches the threshold for a hip replacement, a number of investigations are undertaken by the GP.

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