Important Information about Measles

Measles is the most infectious and easily transmissible of all human viruses. Individuals are contagious up to four days prior to the development of symptoms, enhancing the spread of the virus even further. There is a measles outbreak in Canterbury with the first case...

Update on fees

Lincoln Medical has not opted into the discounted fees scheme for Community Services Card holders. We do offer free consultations for enrolled patients under 14 years and reduced ACC surcharges for Community Services Card holders.

Be a Hero and Save Your Skin

Summer is coming meaning lots more time spent out in the sun! We want to remind you to cover up and apply sunscreen to protect yourself from the harmful rays of the sun. Apply sunscreen every 3 hours. Apply everywhere: lips, ears, and behind the neck included. Wear a...

Keep informed about the flu

Here is some information about the flu for your benefit: Viruses are what cause 100% of the flu and colds so you can’t treat them with antibiotics. Here are some things that will help: Rest Your body needs to rest in a warm and comfortable place so your immune...

Shortage of Vaccines

There is a shortage of the travel vaccines for Hepatitis A and Typhoid, the most common travel vaccines, as they are in high demand but aren’t supplied to us as fast as we would like. We have also been having shortages of flu and shingles vaccines. New supplies...