Group Services

Group Services are ‘leased’ and not owned by the hospital. See the below services that are available:



Matamata Medical Centre

Business Hours:

Closed Public Holidays
Monday to Friday:
Weekends: (Urgent Only Clinic)
Saturday and Sunday:

Tel (07) 881 9102


Business Hours:

Monday to Friday
8am – 5pm
No referrals required.

Visit the website

Tel (07) 888 5499

Matamata Pharmacy

Business Hours:

Monday – Thursday
8.30am – 5.15pm
8.30am – 5pm
10.30 – 11am

Tel (07) 881 9108
Fax (07) 881 9109

Medex Radiology

Medex Radiology is proud to offer onsite X-ray, ultrasound and BD services

Business Hours:

On-call service is provided in conjunction with the on-call GP outside weekday hours
Tel 07 578 9912


Family Dental Centre

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm


Open Hours:

Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm
No blood tests are taken after 4pm due to courier pick-up.

Tel and Fax (07) 888 5680


Waikato Diabetes Service: Retinal Screening

Sarah Akerstrom

07 859 9180

Plastic Surgery: Reconstructive and Cosmetic

Ahmed Alkadi
Tristram Clinic
200 Collingwood Street, Hamilton
Phone: 07 838 1035

07 838 1035


Adult Mental Health, Waikato District Health Board

Tania Saul and Brian Harvey
193 London Street, Hamilton

07 834 6902 ext 22495


Ear Health East Waikato: Ear, Nose and Throat

Donelle Flynn
3951 Highway 27 RD4, Morrinsville

0800 327 435

Donelle Flynn visits fortnightly
Brian visits every Wednesday.

Specialist Hearing Services: Audiology and Hearing Aids

16 Clarence Street, Hamilton

07 959 2063


Devcich Urology: Bladder Disorders

Glen Devcich
41 Pembroke Street Hamilton

07 834 3528

Hamilton Eye Clinic: Ophthalmology – Eye Disorders

Bheema Patil
130 Grantham Street
07 834 6304

07 834 6304

Bheema visits every fortnight on a Friday

Podiatry: JK Podiatry

Kate MacKenzie

0800 22 77 11

Kate visits every Monday and Tuesday for the full day


Grace Orthopaedics, Tauranga
Vaughan Poutawera
07 543 1853

Bay Sports and Orthopaedics, Tauranga
Aaron Cook

07 543 1860

Gynaecology: Roman Surgical Ltd

Jose Roman
95 Clarence Street, Hamilton

07 839 7592

Orthotic House

56 Pembroke Street

07 836 0606


Mole Map

Angelsea Clinic
Cnr Thackery/Angelsea Street

0800 665 362



Proud to offer:

Aged Care
End of Life Care
Carer Support Care
Primary Care (GP Beds)
Post-operative Care
Maternity Care

See Services


Visiting Consultants:

ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)
Plastic Surgery
Diabetes Retinal Screening

See Consultants

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