COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at West Coast DHB Grey Base Hospital and health centres can be found on our dedicated COVID-19 Information page

Most services have moved back to Buller Health

The services that have moved back are: Buller Medical Centre, Phlebotomy (blood testing), Community Mental Health, Community Services, Radiology and District Nursing.

The following services will continue to operate from the temporary facility at Club Buller, 44 Queen Street until later this week:

The temporary Foote Ward, Acute Assessment, Patients and Emergency Care 24/7, Maternity, West Coast DHB’s Westport Emergency Operations Centre

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Last updated:
28 July 2021

Most services have moved back to Buller Health. This includes:

  • Buller Medical Centre – This facility will be open to patients from 9am to 4:30pm. Initially it will continue to operate as a drop-in centre with no appointments necessary this week
  • Phlebotomy (blood testing)
  • Community mental health
  • Community services (Please enter via main entrance on Cobden Street)
  • District Nursing
  • Radiology

The following services will continue to operate from the temporary facility at Club Buller, 44 Queen Street until later this week:

  • The temporary Foote Ward
  • Acute Assessment
  • Patients and Emergency Care 24/7
  • Maternity
  • West Coast DHB’s Westport Emergency Operations Centre

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Please continue to phone us on our usual phone numbers 788 9030 and 788 9277 and your calls will be redirected as appropriate

West Coast Advisory Committee

West Coast Advisory Committee

Role

West Coast DHB has combined its three statutory committees to reflect the whole-of-system approach to health services and allow discussions to take place from a whole of system perspective.

This Committee has the duties of all three Committees as detailed in the Health & Disability Act including hospital monitoring, and giving the Board advice on the health needs of the local population and disability support needs.

Membership

  • Elinor Stratford – Joint Chair
  • Michelle Lomax – Joint Chair
  • Chris Auchinvole
  • Lynnette Beirne
  • Jenny Black
  • Kevin Brown
  • Sarah Birchfield
  • Cheryl Brunton
  • Paula Cutbush
  • Helen Gillespie
  • Chris Lim
  • Jenny McGill
  • Chris Mackenzie
  • Joseph Mason
  • Edie Moke
  • Peter Neame
  • Nigel Ogilvie
  • Francois Tumahai

View the Advisory Committee meeting papers, including papers from former committees Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC), Community and Public Health Advisory Committee (CPHAC) and Disability Support Advisory Committee (DSAC)

Page last updated: 19 March 2019

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