Redwoodtown Doctors provide a wide range of general practice services and in addition some more specialised services. As some of these services take more time or require preparation (e.g. minor surgery) please ask the receptionist if you require a specific service: we can then be prepared to meet for your needs.
every thursday we have liquid nitrogen available for treating sunlight damaged skin
Dermoscopy: We have both hand held and also digital camera dermoscopes for improved diagnosis of skin lesions
Minor Surgery: the usual range of lumps and bumps are removed
Vasectomies: Our visiting GP surgeon for Nelson provides this service monthly in Blenheim . please contact you GP for a referral.
Smoking Cessation: Carly Thorn is our trained smoking cessation facilitator who can provide the necessary advice and planning including medications to help a smoker stop their habit.
DIabetes nurse: Cathy Hale is our diabetes nurse who provides in conjunction with the GPs a comprehensive advice to patients on managing their diabetes including advice on starting insulin
All our doctors and nurse Caryl Thorn are available for cervical smears
IUCD (intra uterine contraceptive devices): Dr Catrina Trainee provides this service
Childhood: Our nurses are all trained vaccinators and provide all childhood vaccines
Travel: While we no longer do yellow fever travel vaccines we can provide all other common travel vaccines and can provide up to date information on travel health requirements.
Flu vaccinations: these are provided free of charge to eligible persons (those over 65 and those under this age with significant health problems).Vaccines are available at a charge for other persons (charge varies from year to year depending on cost to the practice)
We also can also organise on site flu vaccinations at industrial locations. Just contact reception