North End and Junction Doctors Welcomes Dr Neil Lockley

North End and Junction Doctors Welcomes Dr Neil Lockley

The North End Health Centre and Junction Doctors welcome Dr Neil Lockley, who now joins our team in a permanent basis. Hi knowledge and experience will be greatly appreciated by our team.
Currently he is working on a Wednesday but from August will commence full time. He welcomes all current old and new patients.

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Junction Doctors Opens

Junction Doctors Opens

The team at the North End Health Centre are excited to announce the opening of our satellite branch . Junction Doctors.We now offer one great service from two convenient locations. There will be a Doctor availble from Monday to Friday. Appointments can be made by ringing the North End Health Centre or by calling direct to our receptionist at the Junction, Rachael, on 4342112. Alternatively book on line through our website. Current and new patients are welcome.

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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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Health One

Technology is always changing and it is no different in the medical world.

General Practitioners in our area have recently embraced the concept of electronically sharing patient records under HealthOne . This is a shared care record view which stores health information including GP records, prescribed medications, test results and hospital and nursing summaries. wherever you are, and whatever clinician is providing the care to you. Many people are concerned about privacy and have asked if there is an option to ‘opt off’. Patients can Globally Opt Off by calling the following number – 0508 837 872.

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