COVID19 (Coronavirus)

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COVID-19 Clinic Update: A message to our referrers and patients

As a service during Covid-19, we remain open for all urgent medical and essential skin cancer and surgical dermatology patients. If you have a skin concern, please call our clinic for an appointment.
Virtual consultations are available for all patients.
All cosmetic services are on hold until further notice.
If you’re attending the clinic for an appointment, a fitted mask must be worn to and during your appointment. Please check-in using the NZ Covid Tracer app QR code displayed on the door.

Please do not attend the Skin Specialist Centre and call us if any of the below applies to you:

  • If you are unwell with flu-like symptoms (cough, sore throat, aches, fever) or any gastrointestinal symptoms
  • If you have been in potential contact with Covid-19
  • If you have been in isolation with a suspected case
  • If you have visited one of the current exposure sites
  • If you are classified as a close contact with anybody recently diagnosed with Covid-19
  • If you are awaiting results of a Covid-19 test
  • If you travelled internationally in the last 14 days
  • If you are unsure of any of the above

A message to our referrers, new and existing patients
As an essential service, we are open to provide urgent medical and surgical dermatology.
Our cosmetic services are on hold until further notice. All impacted patients will be contacted.

How to make an appointment:

  • For medical referrals, a referral from a general practitioner is required.
  • For skin cancer patients, ideally a referral is required but is not necessary if you require an urgent appointment.

Your wellbeing is our priority:
The health and safety of our clients and staff remain our number one priority and we will be operating with the strictest hygiene and safety protocols in place. Below is what to expect when you attend at the Skin Specialist Centre:

  • Please wear a mask to and during your appointment. If it needs to be removed for treatment, your dermatologist will guide you.
  • Please check-in using the NZ Covid Tracer app QR code displayed on the door.
  • Please use the provided hand sanitiser upon entry.
  • Please avoid bringing extra people with you to an appointment, where possible.

Please do not attend the clinic and call us if any of the below applies to you:

  • If you are unwell with flu-like symptoms (cough, sore throat, aches, fever) or any gastrointestinal symptoms
  • If you have been in potential contact with Covid-19
  • If you have been in isolation with a suspected case
  • If you have visited one of the current exposure sites
  • If you are classified as a close contact with anybody recently diagnosed with Covid-19
  • If you are awaiting results of a Covid-19 test
  • If you travelled internationally in the last 14 days
  • If you are unsure of any of the above