Matamata Medical Centre News

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, Wednesday & Friday, from 10 September 2018.  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...

Tower Walk/Run 2018

Congratulations to staff members, friends and family who participated in this years Annual Tower Run/Walk. With the threat of rain looming they completed the course before the heavens opened up. Big thumbs-up to Dr Reuben Tomlinson who came 2nd this year amongst the...

Flu Shots and You

FLU VACCINES HAVE ARRIVED! Free for ages 65+ .   PLEASE BOOK FOR AN APPOINTMENT    Have you felt the weather cooling down lately? Heard the occasional sniffle starting around the community. Time to get your flu shot! Even better if you can get your shot...