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Karamea Health Centre

About Karamea Health Centre

Full-time rural nurse specialists provide everyday care for the Karamea community. We also hold GP clinics with visiting doctors every week.

Karamea Health Centre offers many of the services available at larger GP clinics. However, you may need to travel for some services.

The nearest pharmacy is Buller Pharmacy in Westport.

The nearest emergency department and X-ray facilities are at Buller Integrated Health Services in Westport. Emergency patients may travel by ambulance or helicopter to Westport, Greymouth, Nelson or Christchurch.

Location

Street address

21 Waverley Street
Karamea

Postal address

PO Box 43
Karamea 7893

Phone & Fax

Phone

Email

In an EMERGENCY: dial 111

After hours: Call your General Practice team. Your call will be answered 24/7 by a nurse who can advise you what to do and where to go, if you need urgent care.  More…

Enquiries and feedback

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

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.

Open hours

DayOpensCloses
Monday09:00am04:00pm
Tuesday09:00am04:00pm
Wednesday09:00am04:00pm
Thursday09:00am04:00pm
Friday09:00am04:00pm
Saturday03:00pm
(By appointment)
04:00pm
Sunday03:00pm
(By appointment)
04:00pm
Statutory
Holidays
On call onlyOn call only

Appointments, Enrolments, Fees

Enrolments

If you are staying in Karamea 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

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

Appointments

How to make an appointment

We ask all patients to book their appointment by calling or visiting the practice.

Karamea Health Centre facilities at a glance

Accessible

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 19 November 2021

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