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

1a Main Road
Hector

Postal address

1a Main Road
Hector

Phone & Fax

Phone

Fax

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
10:00am01:00pm

Enrolments & Fees

Enrolments

If you live in the Ngakawau Health Centre 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 Ngakawau 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
The Ngakawau Health Centre provides 24/7 emergency care. It depends on the type of emergency, which emergency care dept our patients end up in.
Cardiac patients tend to go to Nelson by helicopter. Our closest emergency dept by road is Westport. Other patients go by helicopter to Greymouth, Nelson or CHCH directly depending on best definitive care.

Urgent services

The Rural Nurse Specialists are on call 24/7 for acute care. If an urgent presentation, this will be triaged by the Rural Nurse.

 

Ngakawau Health Centre facilities at a glance

Accessible

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 24 October 2018

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