Enrolling at a GP clinic like Cavendish Doctors is a great idea, as it gives you access to subsidised (cheaper) appointments with a GP.
Your GP is often your first point of contact with the health system. As well as diagnosing illness and injury, they can write prescriptions for medications, and referrals to physios, labs, podiatrists, therapists, specialists, and more.
Your GP also holds your comprehensive health records, and is the best person to work with on your ongoing health needs.
The Ministry of Health puts rules in place around who is eligible to enrol with a GP or access subsidised healthcare in New Zealand.
Patients are eligible to enrol if they are:
Make sure you've included your passport/birth certificate (+ visa), as we can't enrol you until we have the right information.
Download: CD - 2017 Enrolment Form v1.pdf