Level 6/15 Murphy Street, Thorndon, Wellington. Murphy Street runs parallel to Molesworth Street. Murphy Street is a one-way street into the city from the motorway – Molesworth Street is a one-way street out of the city to the motorway.
Coming from the North into the city – take the second turn off into Murphy Street. * We are located in the white 12-story building just after the back entrance to the New World on the right-hand side of the road
Coming up from the CBD – take the Molesworth Street exit from the City, up past parliament, you will need to go past the New World Entrance, turn right into May Street and right again into Murphy. * We are located as per above.
Business hours are 8.30 am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. If you are a patient and have had a procedure either in rooms or at main theatre please refer to the post op after hours information you have been given. If you have an emergency please dial 111.
Prime Parking have public parking in Molesworth Street opposite NZ Rugby House and Wilson Parking has public parking in Murphy Street opposite the back of the NZ Police National Headquarters.
You can usually find an “on street public park” in Murphy, Pipitea or Molesworth Street. The best way to confirm time restrictions and prices of a parking space is by entering your bay number into a parking machine or using the “Pay my Park” app.
Classic Café is located on the ground floor of the building and have an excellent selection of food and beverages.
This is located on the ground floor of the building through the door opposite the lifts in the corner.
COVID & APPOINTMENTS
All our staff are fully vaccinated.
Wellington Plastic Surgery Institute supports vaccination as protection against Covid19.
- Practice social distancing
- Sanitise your hands
If you are unwell, please call us to reschedule and get Covid tested.
Please refer to the cancellation policy under “Terms” on our site
Please pay at the time of consultation unless otherwise arranged via Southern Cross or ACC.
We accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards along with debit cards.
Our apologies, but we no longer accept cash or American Express. Our terms of trade are on our website and displayed in our reception area.
PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Due to Covid lock downs, staffing and the reduced number of Plastic Surgeons in the Wellington region our waiting lists at times can be long. We can put you on a wait list and move your booking forward should a cancellation come up. Please bring along your list of questions or concerns to your appointment to discuss with your surgeon.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT MY CONSULTATION?
You can expect to be treated with respect, dignity and privacy with total confidentiality. Your surgeon will explain the procedure/surgery that you are about to undertake along with any risks that may be involved. Your surgeon is there to listen to your concerns and put your mind at ease. You can expect to be fully informed.
Any surgery comes with an amount of risk or complication. This will depend on the type of procedure and your surgeon will discuss this with you.
Typical discomforts include
- Nausea/vomiting ( if you have had a general anaesthetic)
- Possible sore throat ( if a tube has been used in your windpipe)
- Pain and discomfort around the incision site – this can be controlled with pain killers
Risks can include
- Reaction to anesthesia
MEDICATIONS – should I stop anything?
Your surgeon needs to know of any medications you are on. This includes blood thinners and anti-inflammatories. If you are on a blood thinner you may be asked to stop taking this prior to surgery. This will be discussed at the time of consultation