Matamata Medical Centre News

Welcome to the Team

Matamata Medical Centre welcomes new receptionist Marcia, who started with us on the 23rd of October. Having moved from the hustle and bustle of Auckland, Marcia is now settled with her family in Matamata for the past year. She is excited to learn the ins...

!!! Your attention please !!!

Reduced Doctors fees 1st December 2018 for REGISTERED PATIENTS who have a Community Services Card Are you a Community Services Card holder? Please ensure we have your current CSC details to be eligible for reduced fees for doctors visits Adults aged 18+ - $18.50   For...

Staff Changes

September heralded a change of 'guard' here at Matamata Medical Centre with the arrival of 3 new staff members to the team. Medical Clinic Assistant (MCA) - Vicky Morrissey, a well known local from our farming community, and Practice Nurses - Brooke Stevenson, who...

Dr Brennan’s Return

We are pleased to advise the highly anticipated return of Dr Kelly Brennan.  She will be available 3 mornings a week - Monday, Tuesdays & Fridays beginning September.  Kelly returns to us after welcoming the arrival of her beautiful baby girl and we are delighted...

Haere Ra!

July was certainly the month for celebration as well as sadness as we bid farewell to 3 of our team members. Meryl, Ashlin and Lil are off to further their careers, each in their chosen fields. Their professionalism will be missed by staff and clients alike. They have...

Dr Andrew Minett Retires from MMC

Last Thursday, 28 June we bid a fond bon voyage to Dr Minett who, after 23 years of service to the Matamata Community, is retiring to devote more of his time to Residential Elder Care. Dr Minett was founding member of Matamata Medical Centre and an advocate for...

World Challenge Day 2018

Weds 30 May - 28 staff took part in 2 separate physical activities as part of the World Challenge Day, encouraging 15 minutes of movement. With the weather on our side MMC staff chose to either take a walk through town or go for a cycle out to Firth Tower. It was all...

Welcome to Dr Olof Rydin

With the growing need for doctors in our community we are fortunate to have acquired the services of Dr Olof Rydin. Dr Rydin comes to us from Sweden with his wife and family and will be with us for 2018.

Pink Ribbon Breakfast

On Friday 11 May we hosted a Pink Breakfast inviting various members of our community together with Pohlen Hospital staff and raised significant funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Organised by our registered nurse, Ashlin Gibson and receptionist, Katie Grinter,...

The MMC running group

Frequent runners, Doctors Greg Dunn, Reuben Tomlinson, Ben Ross and Olof Rydin, together with friend, Nathan Gann (in foreground) form a regular weekly jogging group during their lunch breaks. Keeping fit and active works for them. Give them a wave or a toot if you...