Mana Medical Centre providing a service of highest quality
Mana Medical Centre Ltd. was founded in 1975 by Dr Mike Stones, a solo practitioner.
The practice grew and a second partner, Dr Stewart Reid, came on board making Mana Medical Centre Ltd. a partnership.
By 1981, the practice was sold to Dr Vic Allcock. Similarly, in 1983, Dr Mike Lyons also became a partner
Population growth in the area persisted and by 1981, an additional two General Practitioners had joined the practice. They were later replaced by Dr Maki Jagose in 1997.
An opportunity to move into a purpose built premises became available and in 1997, Mana Medical Centre Ltd. moved to its current location at 107 Mana Esplanade.
In 2016, Mike Lyons retired in June after 33 years of partnership with the practice and was replaced by Dr George Karageorge in August as a partner. And recently (2017) Dr Vic Allcock retired from over 36 years of partnership with Mana Medical Centre.
A decade later, Mana Medical Centre Ltd. remains a Company under the Directorship of Two General Practitioners – Dr Maki Jagose and Dr George Karageorge. They are supported by five other General Practioners. The team comprising of a Practice Manager, Nurse Manager, 7 Practice Nurses and 8 admin/reception support staff.
Mana Medical Centre Ltd. has come a long way from its relatively small beginnings in 1975. Its aspirations none the less remain as then, that is to provide high quality health care to the local population and similarly into the future.
There is currently one Specialists who has a clinic as part of the Mana Specialist Centre.
Dr V Richardson Paediatrician
Afterhours care for urgent medical problems is provided through the Kenepuru Accident and Medical 24 hour service on 04 9182300, Kenepuru Hospital, Rahia St, Porirua.
Our family doctors work on a roster with all GPs in the Porirua basin to provide afterhours care for the community.
When Mana Medical Centre is closed the telephone diverts to the Kenepuru Accident and Medical 24 hour service.
Healthline is a free 24 hour health advice service, funded by the Minsitry of Health, staffed by registered nurses. You can visit their website hereor call them on 0800 611 116.