Buller Health is the home of all West Coast DHB services for Westport and Northern Buller. Buller Health consists of:
Buller Health is located on Derby St, between Cobden St and Pakington St in Westport. There are two entrances. Call our reception to find out which entrance you should use.
The Buller Health team works closely with colleagues in Greymouth to provide seamless care.
Note: A free walk-in sexual health clinic is available on Wednesdays from 10am to 4pm at the Outpatients Department.
For emergencies always dial 111 (to get specialist assistance to you as soon as possible). If unsure what type of health service is best for you ring 03 788 9277 at anytime of day or night and discuss your situation with a qualified Registered Nurse.
Entrance on Cobden St
We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Buller Health.
Note: We are unable to provide medical advice to people by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.
45 Derby Street
Entrance on Derby St
45 Derby Street
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Statutory Holidays: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
If you live in Buller or are staying for a while, we encourage you to enrol with the practice.
Enrolment is free, and means you can get cheaper healthcare when you need it.
A full list of fees is available for all West Coast DHB GP clinics including Buller Health.
Disability car parking only
Food & drink vending machines
Taxis / Telephone
Disabled & Visitor toilets
Visitor information reception
1) Don’t visit any patients if you are feeling unwell
2) Use the alcohol hand rub at our hand hygiene stations
3) Avoid sitting on a patient’s bed – please use chairs provided
4) Don’t use patients only toilets on hospital wards
Select any of the headings below to reveal more information about parking and transport at this facility.
Parking is free and plentiful all around the building.
Red Cross provides a free shuttle service for patients travelling
The service runs Monday to Saturday.
Times vary, but it is best to book early in the day. For more information or to make a booking, call (03) 789 7659 and ask for the Red Cross Transport Service.
Patient donations are appreciated.
If you are a patient; you can be taken by car to be dropped off at the hospital main entrance, there is a car DROP-OFF ZONE for patients outside Buller Health.
Volunteers are on hand at the car DROP-OFF ZONE during the day to help people to find their way to appointments.
Staff at hospital main reception inside the hospital entrance can help you with directions to your destination.
Your driver can make use of the free shuttle bus service to come back to Buller Health, or arrange to come back to the DROP-OFF ZONE later to collect you at an agreed time.
If you are a mobility parking permit holder you can park in one of the designated mobility car parking spaces.
Buller Taxis, phone: (03) 789-6900
Their offices are on 177 Palmerston St
177 Palmerston St
Call Free: 0800 274-888
|Outpatients department serviced by visiting specialists|
|Birthing unit (Kawatiri)|
|Mental Health services|
|Plastering of Fractures|
For further details please phone Buller Health reception (03) 788-9030
|Blood pressure checks chronic care management|
|Driving license medicals|
|ECGs heart checks|
|General & family medical care|
|IV infusions for osteoporosis treatment|
|Liquid nitrogen & cryotherapy|
|Maternity and shared care maternity|
|Palliative care & Advanced Care Planning (ACP)|
|Sexual health screening|
|Skin cancer and mole checks|
|Spirometry lung function tests|
|Subsidised chronic care management and care plus programmes|
|Suturing of wounds|
|Travel health advice, vaccinations (excluding yellow fever) and medication|
|Vaccinations (all childhood vaccinations)|
|Well child checks|
|Womens health including a nurse cervical smear taker|
For further details please phone Buller Health reception (03) 788-9277
|General Minor Surgery|
|Skin cancer surgery, moles and other skin lesions|
|Removal of skin tags|
|Wedge Excision of Ingrown Toenails|
|Mirena Contraception Insertion or Removal|
|Jadelle Contraception Insertion or Removal|
For further details please phone Buller Health reception 03 788 9277.
Page last updated: 14 November 2018
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