Important update to the Operation of Pukekohe Family Health Care

From this Saturday 28 March, the Downstairs area of Pukekohe Family Health Care (PFHC), West Street, will operate as aCovid-19 Community Testing Centre.

All appointments for our West Street Centre will now be UPSTAIRS Please be assured, WE ARE OPEN and all services currently provided by PFHC will remain. There is designated parking for your appointments and full information can be seen in our letter (which includes parking location photos) by clicking the button



Coronavirus: IF you think you are at risk of Coronavirus or have recently travelled overseas and have a fever, cough or shortness of breath PLEASE CALL first Healthline’s dedicated COVID-19 number 0800 358 (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453 for international SIMS.

To keep our staff and patients safe PFHC is changing the way it provides services at this time - click on the link below for information

Flu Vaccine (Influenza)

Those that are eligible for FUNDED flu vaccinations: Over 65 yrs, pregnant, those with chronic conditions, and children over 3yrs with acute respiratory issues and Healthcare workers can ring in for a booking now. Otherwise the Ministry has said Influenza Immunisation Programme start date is from 13st April 2020.

Please ring 09 237 0280 as bookings are not available online

We are working constantly to maintain stock and currently are fully booked. New clinics will be opened as stock is confirmed - this is a national supply and demand situation.

Children's under 3yrs special Vac is not yet available ( due April 1st)

our team of health professionals strongly believe in the philosophy of “continuity of care”, namely that all patients should have a family practitioner.

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41-49 Twomey Drive, Pukekohe, 2120, New Zealand

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Our goal is to offer complete care. Alongside our GPs, you can access a range of Nurse Led services, a specialist centre with visiting consultants, our plastic surgeon, medical services for companies, pre-employments, immigration & travel. Also for our registered patients, access to our Children's clinic and 'On the Day'.


Dr Aileen Elborough

Aileen likes to take a holistic view of patients and realises the importance of family. Aileen has special interests in women’s health, paediatrics and family planning.

— Dr Aileen Elborough

Dr Brian Ross

Dr Ross believes that all patients can understand their health problems and manage these with appropriate input and guidance from their general practitioner. He strives to help and support his patients in looking after their own health.

— Dr. Brian Ross

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Dr Tatnell believes that wellness is a journey that we are both partners in.

— Dr Ryan Tatnell

Dr Rattan Saini

Dr Sainai believes family is very important and enjoys building long term relationships with patient families from the new born to the very elderly. She believes in holistic family care.

— Dr. Raltandeep Saini

Dr Ishavar Morar

Dr Morar is very supportive of the group practice concept because it offers modern treatment facilities, with deep supportive care.

— Dr. Ish Morar

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'Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being' (World Health Org.) That's what we are dedicated to support you to achieve.

— Practice Nurse Renee Bovill

Our Clinical Staff

Dr Brigette Meehan
Dr Brigette MeehanMB ChB, Dip Obst, Dip Sports Med,FRNZCGP.

Dr Meehan's experience includes 25 years working in my own practice with a group of 5 GPs. She says 'We were a teaching practice & I taught 4th & 6th year Medical students as well as GP Registrars. My early years in practice included a large component of Obstetrics, working on a DSAC roster with the police and in Sports Medicine for the Manuwatu-Whanganui region.

Dr. Ryan Tatnell
Dr. Ryan TatnellDr Ryan Tatnell MBChb, PGDipPaeds, MRNZCGP

Dr Tatnell was born and studied in Auckland, but worked in many parts of New Zealand and Australia before starting General Practice in 2017.Dr Tatnell has a background as a paediatrics trainee and this remains a special interest of his, but very much enjoys all aspects of general practice. He has a particular interest in health promotion and disease prevention and is currently at the University of Auckland as part of the Masters in Public Health.

RN Lisa Harris
RN Lisa HarrisDip. Nsg, PGDip Nsg, Designated Prescriber

Lisa is an experienced Registered Nurse who has worked in Primary Care within the Franklin Community for over 10 years. Her areas of specialty include Long Term Conditions, Women's Health, and Ear Health. She is passionate about ‘holistic’ wellbeing; people being healthy in all areas of their lives – including physical, mental/emotional, spiritual, and family/community.

RN Merrin Newlyn
RN Merrin NewlynRN Comp, PG Dip HlthSci., Community Registered Nurse Prescriber

Merrin is an experienced senior nurse, with over 15 years experience in Primary Care. Her speciality areas includes acute care and paediatrics, and is able to prescribe certain medications as per of her nursing care. She currently is one of the practitioners who works Little feet clinic and also shares the role of Lead nurse. She is passionate about reducing health inequities and ensuring our community has access to quality health care.

RN Rajpreet Kaur

Preet was born in India, moved to New Zealand in 2010 and joined the PFHC team in 2016. She has worked in Primary Care for over 15 years and has previously worked in areas including diabetes, emergency, renal dialysis, aged care and education. Preet is currently completing post graduate studies in Nursing & Health. Her areas of specialty include diabetes management. She is passionate about working in the community to support patients and whānau in achieving optimal health. Outside work, she loves to spend time with family, friends, reading and listening to music.

RN Sarabjeet Kaur
RN Sarabjeet KaurDip. GNM, BN, PGCert. Nursing

Sarabjeet moved to New Zealand from India 7 years ago and has worked within Primary Health Care for the last 6 1/2 years. She has a nursing background in Obstetrics, Gynaecology, ENT and Aged Care. Her areas of interest within General Practice include Travel health, Immunisations and Acute Care. Other languages spoken: Hindi-English & Punjabi

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