Flu Vaccines 2024

Available from 2nd of April 2024. Book through your nurse, or request at your next GP appointment.

Funded flu vaccine criteria has changed. See link for full criteria

Non-funded options available :

  1. Standard flu vaccine Influvac Tetra $33 – Over 6 months old
  2. Flucelvax $45 – 6 months to 65 y.o. – Cell based influenza vaccine , that provides exact match to circulating flu strains, 19% better than standard egg based flu vaccines.
  3. Fluad Quad $50 – Over 65 yo – Adjuvant vaccine ( turbo charged ), more effective (up to 24%) and lasts longer (6-12months) compared to standard flu vaccine for people over 65 y.o.

My Indici Patient Portal

My Indici is our new secure online patient portal allowing you to manage your health needs and that of your family from anywhere and at anytime. It replaces Manage My Health portal. Send an email using a non-shared personal email address to to register.

Allows you to : View results, order repeat prescriptions, book std appts with your primary GP, see immunisations, recalls, measurements, and allow secure communication with your GP.

Welcome to our new Health Coach and Health Improvement Practitioner services :

We are happy to announce 2 new free services, accessed through your general practice team, based onsite at St Albans Medical Centre and available now :

Health Coach – Laura Padgett

Laura can help with lifestyle changes, support and education with long term conditions e.g. prediabetes / diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, gout, asthma. Managing stress, motivation, loneliness. Support with healthy exercise, eating, sleep and study. Accessing support in the community. Advocacy with WINZ.

Eligibile for adults 16 + y.o. with long term conditions.

Works Monday to Thursday. 20-30mins sessions in room or outdoor “walk and talk”.

Health Improvement Practitioner – Rachel Morton

Rachel can help with anything getting in the way of your health and well being e.g. grief, depression , anxiety, alcohol and drug, relationship issues, family violence, insomnia, stress. Rachel helps people feeling stuck and works with you to develop a plan and coping strategies.

Eligible for all enrolled patients – free 30 minute unlimited sessions

Works Tuesday to Friday.

Talk to your GP or nurse if you would like to access the above services. Appointments can also be booked through the reception team.

GP and Nurse Appointments :

Phone 033559119, during business hours, or book online via our patient portal myIndici, for an appointment. We continue to triage all consultation requests.

Both in-person and teleconference consultations ( phone, video call ) are available.

Face masks are still mandatory inside the building if you have cough cold or flu like symptoms including consultation rooms.

If you have a cough, runny nose, head cold, flu like illness, or are a close contact of a COVID positive person please advise us on booking, whether or not it is related to your reason for attending. And if you have these features and need an in-person consultation, please follow receptionist instructions and we will see you in a separate area.

Consultation fees:

  • Standard fees apply for in-person, phone, phone video or email consultations.
  • Payment can be made online to St Albans Medical Services Ltd bank account 12 3191 0000663 00

Script Requests :

We use paperless ePrescriptions. Our preference is to send electronic scripts direct to your nominated pharmacy. Please observe our 48 hour policy for routine requests.

Onsite Services and Hours

St Albans MedicalMonday-Thursday8.00 am – 5.30 pm
Friday8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Weekends & Public Holidaysclosed
Remedy PharmacyMonday – Friday8.30am – 6.15pm
Mole ScreenTuesday & Thursday afternoon
Friday morning
Merivale PhysioMonday – Friday8.00 am – 12.30 pm
Tues & Thurs1.30 pm – 6.00 pm
Health CoachMon – Thursday9 – 4.30pm
Health Improvement
Mon – Thursday8.30 – 4.30pm

After-Hours Care

Free after-hours nurse phone advice line03 3559119
After-hours face to face consultations 24/724 Hour Surgery

Health Information

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