This health centre is home to a community nursing team and community mental health team. It is also the base for a range of allied health services and outpatient clinics. The team is at the forefront of developing a new model of nursing, incorporating separate nursing roles to deliver a holistic primary care service.
From the most urgent and seriously unwell people, who require emergency or specialist care to those with planned appointments to see their general practice team, there is time and space at Te Nikau, Grey Hospital & Health Centre for everyone who needs health care. This modern West Coast DHB facility also houses a community pharmacy and cafeteria.
Emergency Department at this facility
Buller Health is the home of all West Coast DHB health services for Westport and Northern Buller. Buller Health is located on Cobden St in Westport. The Buller Health team works closely with colleagues in Greymouth to provide seamless care.
Full-time rural nurse specialists provide everyday care for the Karamea community. They also hold GP clinics with visiting doctors every week. Karamea Medical Centre offers many of the services available at larger GP clinics. However, you may need to travel for some services.
Page last updated: 14 January 2020
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