Dr Lorraine Forbes


Urgent Care General Practitioner

A long term team member, Dr Lorraine Forbes, has been working at East Care since she emigrated to New Zealand in 1993, before the site moved from Aberfeldy Avenue. During that time, she has also been a General Practitioner in Howick.

Therefore, it’s safe to say that Dr Forbes is a true East Auckland local!

A Zimbabwean by birth, Lorraine Forbes qualified as a doctor in 1989 at the University of Cape Town. Later, she found her calling while working in South Africa as an Emergency Care GP. New Zealand sounded like a great place to bring up children, so Dr Forbes moved to Auckland with her family. She has 2 adult sons, and 2 grandchildren.


Dr Lorraine Forbes East Care

Dr Lorraine Forbes graduated from University of Cape Town.


  • MB ChB 1989 Cape Town
  • FRNZCGP 1999
Dr Lorraine Forbes

Continuity of Care following Urgent Care matters

As a family GP at Crawford Medical Centre, Dr Lorraine Forbes knows the importance of continuity of care. So, she’s mindful of ensuring that anyone visiting urgent care gets proper ongoing care. Commonly, you’ll need follow-up treatment after having Urgent Care, so she’ll refer you to the right services and specialists.

The East Care Clinic is located on 260 Botany Road, Howick 2013, Auckland.

It’s easy to visit East Care Urgent Care. Located on Botany Road, you’ll find out Health Hub an easy one-stop-shop for all your healthcare needs.

Parking information. Onsite parking is readily available both in front of the clinic and behind the facility. Moreover, we have Disabled parking right outside our main doors. Our main entrance is on Botany Road.

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