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

Cancer support services

Cancer Nurse Coordinator

Cancer Nurse Coordinators are experienced nurses who work closely with health care teams to coordinate patient care. They assess patients and identify which services, information and support they need.

The West Coast DHB Cancer Nurse Coordinator (CNC) is Andrea Reilly.

Contact the Cancer Nurse Coordinator

Weekdays 8am to 4:30pm
(enquiries) 03 769 7651
(appointments) 027 838 9689
03 768 6716
OncologyNurses@westcoastdhb.health.nz

What does a Cancer Nurse Coordinator do?

  • First point of contact if you have cancer or a high suspicion of cancer
  • Help you and your whānau/family manage complex testing and treatment
  • Help you and your whānau/family get the most from the time you spend with health professionals
  • Work closely with health care teams to coordinate your care
  • Act as a link between you, GP, hospital, and specialists
  • Make sure you get the information you need throughout your care
  • Help you find transport, accommodation and other services

Connect you with oncology or palliative care teams

Greymouth

The oncology ward at Te Nīkau, Grey Hospital & Health Centre is the general ward.

Westport

Buller Integrated Health Centre has oncology and palliative care teams.

Page last updated: 5 August 2020

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