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Modern building is icing on the cake of small-town GP life in WaimateNew post

Zahra Shahtahmasebi . with permission of New Zealand Doctor Tuesday 18 June 2019, 09:47 AM "I used to feel nervous in the old building every time there was an earthquake…now we’ll probably be used as a command centre in a national emergency" When she looks at her newly built health centre, GP Sarah Creegan feels a sense of belonging to the small Canterbury town of Waimate. “As a rural GP you can go anywhere in the country, but this little town ...

June 26, 2019

Official Opening of the Waimate Health Centre

The Waimate Health Centre was officially opened on June 7, 2019.  Read the Timaru Herald article here....

June 17, 2019

Survival mode: Why some rural emergency services are under threat

Tess Brunton, Otago/Southland reporter.Rural GPs and nurses are thin on the ground and the pressure on those trying to provide life saving emergency help is even more evident over the summer. RNZ's Otago/Southland reporter, Tess Brunton explores if they can continue as demand rises.  Read more here....

April 13, 2019

New Medical Centre progress

The old building comes down.Timelapse video by Stuart Duncan...

April 13, 2019

Waimate Medical Centre moving from 1960s era to 21st century building | New Zealand Doctor

By Keira Stephenson Monday 6 August 2018, 10:37 AM An Edwardian building on Waimate’s main street makes way for a new development. After 10 years working in a building constructed the same year she was born, Waimate Medical Centre owner, GP Sarah Creegan, was ecstatic when the opportunity arose to move into a brand new $2 million one. Dr Creegan says her current building, purpose built in 1961, has good-sized rooms, but limited usefulness for today’s practising style. Her new premises w...

April 13, 2019

Waimate "buzzing" with anticipation for new medical centre

Matthew Littlewood, Timaru Herald, Dec 21 2018 A brand new close-to-$2 million medical centre in Waimate is now open to the public.The new single-storey building at 84 Queen St is home to a medical centre, pharmacy and ambulance bay, all internally linked.  The centre opened on Thursday and Waimate Medical Centre owner-operator Dr Sarah Creegan said the staff were "absolutely fizzing" with anticipation.  Read more here...

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