Buller Health

About Buller Health

Buller Health is the home of all West Coast DHB health services for Westport and Northern Buller.

Important Update!

Announcement that Buller Health are on the move.

Note, that In preparation for the demolition needed to make way for construction of the new Buller Health facility, we are relocating a number of services to other areas of the facility over the weekend starting Friday 22 November 2019.
From Monday 25 November, our Cobden Street entrance will become the single point of entry for the majority of our services, including Buller Medical Centre.

Read our Media Release to find out more…

Buller Health is located on Derby St, between Cobden St and Pakington St in Westport. There are two entrances. Call our reception during business hours to find out which entrance you should use.

The Buller Health team works closely with colleagues in Greymouth to provide seamless care.

Note: Buller Health does not have an after hours Emergency Department. In an emergency, call 111.

If you are unsure what you should do, call 03 788 9277 at any time of day or night to discuss your situation with a Registered Nurse


The Buller Health facility has 2 entrances

Clinics and specialist services entrance

Physical address: Cobden Street, Westport

Directions to Buller Health main entrance on Cobden street

Use this main entrance for accessing clinics and specialist services, i.e.

  • general enquiries (or phone 03 788-9030),
  • outpatient appointments, and
  • to visit Buller Health after hours or in the weekend.

Medical centre entrance

Physical address: 45 Derby Street, Westport

Directions to Buller Health Derby street entrance

Use this entrance for GP and Nurse consults during normal open hours

The Derby Street entrance is closed in evenings and on weekends. Please use the main entrance on Cobden Street after hours.

Postal address

Use the following to send mail to Buller Health

Buller Health
Cobden Street

Phone & Fax

Clinics and specialist services

Reception GP and nurse consults

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Buller Health.

Note: We cannot provide medical advice to people by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.


Medical Centre and GP services

Open Hours

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.

GP Fees

Lower cost general practice visits for children aged 13 years and under.  We are changing things to make visits to this general practice more affordable for your family and whānau.  Find out more…

A full list of fees is available for all West Coast DHB GP clinics including Buller Health.

Specialist services, clinics and other healthcare

Clinics and other healthcare is available at Buller Health, including services provided by visiting specialists from Grey Base Hospital. Your GP usual team can arrange referrals for:

Buller Health facilities at a glance


Cycle stands

Disability car parking only

Hot drinks

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

Four tips to help prevent infections when visiting a patient

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

Page last updated: 20 November 2019

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