About us

Welcome to Counties Medical Integrated Health, covering Takanini, Papakura and beyond, since 1990

Takanini Urgent Care was formed in 1990 by a few of the general practitioners working in South Auckland to provide after hours care to the local community. It is located at 106 Great South Road, Takanini. Since then a number of GPs working in South Auckland have joined the organisation to extend their service to their enrolled patients.

In 1997, Counties Urgent Care, in Papakura was established.

Takanini Family Health and Counties Family Health clinics are general practices which were established in 2008 and 2009 respectively and located at 106 Great South Road, Takanini and 6-18 O’Shannessey Street, Papakura.

Counties Medical was formed in April 2013 and has a unique ownership structure. The company is owned by two equal limited partners – Takanini Care 2013 and Southlink Health Services (SLHS).

Takanini Care 2013 is a local GP consortium whilst SLHS is a South Island based Medical Centre and best practice specialist organisation. The two working side by side have brought the best learnings from these different environments together to enable us to offer high quality services to our patients.

The current operation consists of two integrated Health Centres offering both Family Health – GP Clinic, and Urgent Care services at locations in both Papakura and Takanini. A number of allied health partners are on site at both locations, providing a one stop shop for patients. This includes Pharmacy, X-Ray, Dentist, Physio, Podiatry, Hand Therapy and Osteopathy and regular specialist clinics including Psychology, Orthopaedic, Fracture, Diabetic and Opthalmology.

The company works collegially with local GP’s, the local Marae, other primary care organisations and secondary care, through our local Counties Manukau District Health Board to ensure we are offering the right care at the right time. We provide patient care that is:

  • Patient Centred
  • In line with and respecting the ten rights written into the Health & Disability Consumers Code of Rights
  • Based on standards of excellence & Best Practice
  • Focused on improvement of individual system outcomes
  • Available to our extended community

Quality improvement is at the forefront of all we do.

We have 70 highly skilled multidisciplinary staff. Their focus is very much on the delivery of best quality services to our patients. We conduct regular patient feedback surveys and implement positive changes from this feedback wherever possible.

The GP Clinic is certificated with the CORNERSTONE General Practice Accreditation programme, having met the standard for general practice services as set down by the RNZCGP and HDANZ Certification body.

The Urgent Care Clinics are certified as having met all of the requirements for the NZ Standards for Accident & Medical Clinics in conjunction with ACC Accreditation.