Smoking Cessation

Happy New Year to all our patients. Smoking Cessation A lot of people use the New Year and good old new year resolutions to make an attempt to stop smoking. Did you know that you are 2-3 times more likely to have a successful quit attempt with medication compared to will power alone? Smoking is [...]

February 16th, 2024|

Mountain Lakes Medical Weight, eating, nutrition and metabolic health clinic.

Queenstown's first clinic with a focus on weight eating nutrition and metabolic health. Led by expert Dr Anne-Thea McGill PH.D This new service offers medically informed guidance and care. Available every Wednesday morning at our 5-Mile clinic by appointment. Please come on in and see us if you are wanting to know how we can [...]

February 5th, 2021|

Be Prepared for the Flu this winter

Around one in four New Zealanders are infected with influenza each year. Influenza can be anywhere and contact with the virus can be unavoidable.   Almost everyone can benefit from the protection of annual influenza immunisation. The vaccine is especially important for those who are at risk of serious complications including   - Pregnant women' [...]

April 6th, 2018|

10 Travel Tips Recommended by Your Doctor

Are you in the middle of planning your “run away from New Zealand to seek shiny new adventures” trip? Wherever you’re going and whatever ever you’re doing - daydreaming on an island in a hammock, or learning yoga at a retreat deep within India - make sure you properly prepare your body is for its [...]

March 9th, 2017|

December Updates

November and December have been a busy time for the practice with everyone getting organised for a break. December is always a bustling time with people travelling and families coming to visit. We will be open during the festive period but closed for the statutory days. Do try to be organised with repeat prescription requests [...]

December 8th, 2016|


If you are planning an overseas holiday - diving, trekking, climbing or just relaxing on the beach. Check before you go wether you need any vaccinations or advice. There are some good websites which will point you in the right direction such as: The Centres for Disease and Control prevention website - Fit for [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Flu Vaccine Season

A Flu Vaccination is recommended in autumn to allow time for immunity to be strengthened before the flu season starts. The 2012 seasonal influenza vaccine contains the same influenza strains used in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Although the influenza strains are unchanged, annual vaccination is recommended because immunity to influenza immunity decreases over time and vaccination is needed each year to ensure you continue to be protected.

April 30th, 2013|