Level 2:  We are now restricting Face to Face consultations and ask that you book Phone consultations 

If you have mild or moderate cold or flu symptoms but are generally well and seeking reassurance regarding COVID please present to one of the CBAC testing stations as below.  The Healthline number is 0800 358 5453 if you have questions regarding COVID.

COVID-19 Community Based Testing Centres (CBACs) in Christchurch and Canterbury

Patients calling the clinic will be triaged and if appropriate an appointment made.

All patients are to wait in their cars – do not enter the clinic.  The doctor will call you at your appointment time.


  • Prescriptions will be e-mailed to your pharmacy of choice and an invoice will be e-mailed to you.
  • Laboratory forms are sent direct to the lab and will be available at any branch of Southern Community you choose to attend.
  • Prescriptions are still only able to be given when due.
  • We are accepting all methods of payment including cash.

Enrolling With Us – We are not accepting enrolments

Patient Portal

The Papanui Medical Centre encourages patient to register on our Patient Portal.  This gives you the ability to make appointments, request prescriptions, view blood tests results all online and at a time that is suitable for you.

Registration is simple – please select our Patient Portal link above.  Patients registering this way can make appointments online and request prescriptions.  To increase your access to be able to see your blood tests results and recently prescribed medications please provide photo identification to the clinic.

From September all prescriptions are to be ordered via the Patient Portal.


Our friendly team are here to help.

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