At GP3 we get to know our patients. You’ll also find it easy to remember us because most of our doctors are called Colin, Catherine or Cathie for short!
Our suite offers a number of medical services which are not only unique to The Hastings Health Centre but to the rest of Hawkes Bay. Dr Colin Dykes is one in only a few doctors who is certified to administer the Yellow Fever Vaccination in New Zealand and is also the Centre’s Travel Medicine expert.
We offer a variety of family medical services.
- Family doctors
- Nursing services
- Aclasta injections
- Cremation referees
- Cortisone injections
- Orthopaedic sports medicine
- Travel medicine
- Yellow fever vaccine injections
Dr Colin Jones is the referee for all cremations in Hawkes Bay and can administer cortisone injections. We also house the services of podiatrist David Greenhill.
To make an appointment please phone:
(06) 873 8525 Dr Colin Dykes/Dr Holly Runstadler
(06) 873 8522 Dr Colin Jones/Dr Holly Runstadler
(06) 873 8520 Dr Cathie Ellis
Dr. Holly Runstadler
Dr. Cathie EllisGeneral Practitioner
Cathie provides general medical services from paediatric through to elderly healthcare.read more
Dr. Cathie Ellis
MB, Ch.B, FRNZCGP
Cathie provides general medical services from paediatric through to elderly healthcare. She has worked in general practice in the Hastings area since 1985.
Dr. Colin DykesGeneral Practitioner
Colin provides a comprehensive Travel Medicine and vaccination service. He's also certified to administer the Yellow Fever Certified Vaccination.read more
Dr. Colin Dykes
MB, Ch.B, Dip.Obst, FRNZCGP
Colin has been in General Practice for over 30 years, having completed his General Practice training in Wellington. Although no longer practicing obstetrics he still maintains an interest in following the younger members of the practice as they progress through life. He provides a comprehensive Travel Medicine service including vaccinations and belongs to the Worldwise On-line Group as well as being a member of the International Society of travel medicine. Colin is also a Yellow Fever Certified Vaccinator.
Colin is married to Anne who is his Practice Nurse on Mondays and Tuesdays. They have four adult children and two grand-children, who are now living in Hawke’s Bay. Family life is extremely important to Colin and Anne and where they once spent every weekend on the sidelines of sportsfields, they can now spend more time visiting the family and participating in leisure activities such as tennis, walking, gardening and golf. Colin and Anne regularly walk the Peak and participate in local events such as Triple Peaks and Cape Kidnappers Challenge.
Dr. Colin JonesGeneral Practitioner
Colin has been practicing family medicine in Hastings for 35 years. He has a special interest in orthopaedics and musculoskeletal medicine.read more
Dr. Colin Jones
Director of The Hastings Health Centre
Teacher Trainee Interns Wellington School of Medicine
ACC Approved GP of Special Interest on Orthopaedics
HDC Crematorium Medical Referee
Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago Wellington
MB, Ch.B, Dip. OBst , Dip.Com. Em. Med
Colin has been practicing medicine for 35 years, including 25 years as a member of the Rescue Helicopter team. Having delivered many babies over the past 30 years, he has developed a strong family oriented practice, and has special interests in maternity care, family medicine, minor surgery orthopaedics, musculoskeletal and sports medicine. Colin is also able to perform tongue tie release.
He is an ACC appointment GPSI in orthopaedics and takes referrals from other family doctors for assessments and practical procedures such as steroid injections. he is the medical referee for the Hastings Crematorium. He participates in training medicals students and house surgeons, hoping to encourage them into family medicine as a career.
When Colin is not at work, he enjoys spending time outdoors tramping and cycling.
Planning to travel or moving overseas? Our Travel Medicine Service will provide all your health and medical requirements for all ages. Our travel medicine service is managed by Dr Colin Dykes, who is based in GP3. Colin is able to provide you and your family with personalised advice and programmes which match your age group, type of travel and the destination you plan to travel to.
- Full medical consultations
- Advice and administering of suggested vaccinations
- Prescriptions for medication needed while travelling
- Yellow Fever vaccination
- Post travel advice
Opening hours: Thursday mornings 8.30am – 11:15am. Other days and times by arrangement only.
To make an appointment call (06) 873 8525 or come into GP3.
Appointments are unable to be made using Manage My Health.
David gained his Diploma in Podiatry in 1986 and has been dealing with work complaints for the past 30 years. He spent his first three years working in Australia, gaining experience working in private practice, hospitals and Community Health Centres. He then completed a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours through The University of Brighton in England.
While fixing feet might not be for everyone, David finds it a very satisfying career.
Podiatrist David Greenhill treats a number of common foot complaints such as corns, callouses, heel and arch pain, ingrowing toe nails, children’s foot conditions, arthritic and diabetic foot disorders and sports injuries. He is committed to providing the best care for his patients and values the benefits of working at The Hastings Health Centre with so many other experienced health professionals.