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Changes to service charges as of 1st January 2017

Wednesday, 4 January 2017 1:20pm

There has been an increase to charges for International Students and to the service billing fee that have taken effect as of 1st January 2017

Click here for a full list of our charges

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HPV (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine for FREE

Monday, 12 December 2016 2:10pm

As of the 1st of January 2017, everyone will be entitled to have this vaccine, however you must have the first dose before you turn 27 to be able to have it for free.

The HPV vaccine is designed to protect you from HPV infection and HPV related cancers, such as cervical, anal, genital and some throat and mouth cancers. HPV is a common virus and is transmitted through intimate contact. Four out of five people will become infected with HPV at some time of their lives. While most get better on their own without any symptoms, some don’t and this can lead to cancer.

To get the best protection, you will need a course of three vaccines given over six months.

International students can have the vaccine, but they will need to pay for it. In 2017, it will be $170 per vaccine, + cost of consultation.

Please make an appointment with one of our nurses for this very important immunisation.

Further reading: http://www.immune.org.nz/sites/default/files/resources/ProgrammeHpvQA20161121V01Final.pdf

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Student Health Christmas Hours 2016

Monday, 12 December 2016 11:40am

Student Health's Christmas hours for 2016 are as follows:

19th - 22nd December - Standard Hours 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday 23rd December - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Monday 26th December - CLOSED

Tuesday 27th December - CLOSED

28th, 29th, 30th December - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Monday 2nd January - CLOSED

Tuesday 3rd January - CLOSED

Wednesday 4th January - Standard Hours resume 8:30am - 5:00pm

Please click here for information on afterhours and emergency healthcare during this time

From the team at Student Health have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year