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Benefits of enrolling with a general practice

It’s important to enrol with a GP before you become unwell. Enrolling is free and by enrolling with a general practice you and your whānau will have access to a range of services, including:

  • Better access to health advice and care

  • A relationship with a health team that knows you and your needs

  • Cheaper GP visits (free for under 14s)

  • Cheaper prescriptions (free for under 14s)

  • More support with health conditions, including long-term conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure

  • Access to screening programmes you may be entitled to – such as bowel cancer screening and more – and healthy lifestyle advice, including support to help you quit smoking

  • Ongoing vaccination programmes

Want to know more? Contact our Practice Relationship Team