Winter is Here

The team at Mountain Lakes Medical have had a busy few months. We've had a breather between seasons where we have had a chance to have a spring clean and tidy up of our clinics which is always nice. We welcomed a new practice nurse Emma in January who is settling well into the team. [...]

July 23rd, 2018|

Wellness Clinics coming Mountain Lakes Medical

At the heart of Dr Tracy Chandler’s Wellness practice is the belief that our body has powerful innate healing abilities and that given appropriate advice and techniques you can achieve optimal health and wellness.  The team at the Dr Wellness Clinic guide you along your Wellness Journey™ by utilising the key aspects of Integrative (Wellness) [...]

April 10th, 2018|

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|

Mumps is still an issue in Queenstown.

Mumps is still an issue in Queenstown. For more information here is a very good link to the mumps resources. If you have any concerns please contact one of our friendly nurses or book in for an appointment. Please let our admin team know if you are concerned you might have mumps so we [...]

March 23rd, 2018|

Mumps outbreak

We are experiencing an outbreak of mumps, which is a result of outbreaks in Auckland and parts of the Pacific. Mumps is spread from an infected person through saliva or mucous droplets when coughing or sneezing. It can be spread via face to face contact within a metre, or by touching an object infected from [...]

March 14th, 2018|

Happy Christmas from the team at Mountain Lakes Medical.

 We are closed on the stat days (25th, 26th December, 1st and 2nd Jan) Phone 111 if it's an emergency. Wishing you a wonderful 2018.

December 19th, 2017|

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|

January 2017 Updates

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 10th, 2017|

December Updates

November and December has been a busy time for the practice with the opening of the new Five Mile clinic and a busy period of time with immigration medicals. 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 [...]

December 8th, 2016|

With the change of seasons you may be looking forward to winter sports.

Zero to hero antics on the snow usually doesn't end well - Skiing and snowboarding use different muscles, so to ensure you enjoy your time on the slopes, - it is worth doing some specific ski or snow boarding exercises as well as general fitness so you can get maximum out of your snow time. [...]

June 1st, 2016|