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 2019 Focus on People

Focus on People is West Coast DHB’s Quality Accounts annual publication. This special 2019 edition aims to provide you with a snapshot of the work we have been doing over the past year to improve the health and wellbeing of Coasters.

Articles in this newsletter include:

  1. A quick word
  2. Going and staying smokefree through the West Coast Smokefree Pregnancy and Newborn Incentive Programme
  3. Making your wishes known
  4. Connecting care helping to improve consumer experience
  5. Use of point of care testing device saves time and money
  6. We are on the move from old to new facilities
  7. A new approach to delivering diabetes care benefiting Māori and Pasifika
  8. Preventing pressure injuries is the business of all health care professionals
  9. West Coast Alliance focused on whole of health system approach to design and delivery
  10. Digital patient observation and alert response system implemented across the Coast
  11. Cancer Kōrero booklet
  12. Bacterial bug from the Middle Ages makes a comeback – but ‘Middle Age spread’ is easily avoided
  13. WellFood now operating on the Coast
  14. Urgent after-hours care

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Page last updated: 20 December 2019

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