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

You can click on the down-arrow on the right to reveal more related info.

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

Ngakawau Health Centre

About Ngakawau Health Centre

Full-time rural nurse specialists provide everyday care for the Ngakawau and Hector community. We also regularly hold GP clinics with visiting doctors. 

Special clinics are also held here. These currently include: Smoking cessation (Tuesdays), Smear clinics (Tuesdays) and Mental Health (Fridays).

Location

Street address

1c Main Road
Hector

Postal address

1c Main Road
Hector

Phone & Fax

Phone

Fax

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 Ngakawau 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
Monday08:30am12:30pm
Tuesday08:30am12:30pm
Wednesday08:30am12:30pm
Thursday08:30am12:30pm
Friday08:30am12:30pm
Saturday10:00am01:00pm
Sunday10:00am01:00pm
Statutory
Holidays
CLOSED

Enrolments & Fees

Enrolments

If you live in the Ngakawau region 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

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

Emergency and urgent services

Emergency Health Care Services

Please always dial 111 whenever there is a medical emergency or somebody’s life could be at risk.

Urgent services

The Rural Nurse Specialists are on call 24/7 for acute care. The Rural Nurse will triage urgent injuries and conditions.

 

Ngakawau Health Centre facilities at a glance

Accessible

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 25 June 2021

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