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

Quality Accounts 2018 Focus on People

Focus on People is West Coast DHB’s special newsletter, published at the end of every year.

This special 2018 edition once again shares with our wider community special achievements and stories on the beautiful West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island.  We invite you to all celebrate with us!

Articles in this newsletter include:

  1. Message from West Coast DHB Chief Executive David Meates and Medical Director, Patient Safety & Outcomes Vicki Roberson
  2. Endoscopy coordinator receives award
  3. Pregnancy support from rural midwife worth its weight in gold
  4. West Coast DHB health targets
  5. Working as a midwife on the West Coast
  6. WCDHB Strategic Focus and Priorities
  7. The value of community teamwork
  8. Community falls prevention
  9. Enhancing patient experience in theatre
  10. Improvements to infusion and oncology services benefit patients
  11. CT head perfusion scans available
  12. Embedding Takarangi cultural competency framework into West Coast health services
  13. West Coast health facilities update (Including Timelapse images)
  14. A decade of Walking in Another’s Shoes
  15. Empowering inpatient nursing staff
  16. West Coast Alliance highlights key achievements
  17. Palliative care team increases its public profile
  18. Grey District Nursing ‘Meet and Greet’ discharge planning
  19. Theatre team excels in surgical safety checklist auditing
  20. West Coast General Practices achieve Cornerstone accreditation
  21. Team recruited to reduce pressure injuries
  22. National patient experience survey results
  23. Raising healthy West Coast kids
  24. Hand hygiene plays an important part in patient safety
  25. West Coast DHB tests emergency readiness
  26. Red tray introduced to assist patients at meal times
  27. We want your feedback

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Page last updated: 18 December 2018

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