Reefton Health is the home of all West Coast DHB services for Reefton. Reefton IFHC consists of:
120 Broadway (Accessible entrance) &
106 Shiel St
PO Box 68
Reefton IFHC is located on 106 Shiel Street in Reefton. The other entrance is at 68 Broadway (Hospital section). If unsure which entrance you should use simply call our friendly receptionist on 03 788 9277
|3:00pm||4:00pm, except for Christmas Day|
If you live in Reefton 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 Reefton IFHC.
We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Reefton IFHC.
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.
Booking and appointment with us is easy! You can make appointments to a doctor Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.00 hours by calling us on 03 732 8605.
Or make your own appointment by utilizing access to Patient Portal. Once registered and set up, this gives you options to make appointments that suit you using your computer or cellphone.
If you are unable to get a doctor’s appointment we have nurse appointments available every day and if it is urgent, just come in to one of the walk-in clinics during working hours. To find out when those are held, just call us on 03 732 8605.
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
Parking is free and plentiful all around the building.
If you don’t have a car or other transport and it is too far to walk to Reefton Integrated Family Health Centre, our District Nurses may be able to visit you at home.
Community organisation ‘Reefton Who Cares‘ can also help people get to health appointments.
Reefton Who Cares
14 Mace Street
Phone: 03 732 8631
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 just outside Reefton IFHC.
Urgent & acute health care services are available at Reefton IFHC.
The closest emergency department is situated at Grey Base Hospital in Greymouth,
The Reefton IFHC team completes all referrals for secondary services and follows up on these.
We offer a District Nursing service that is able to follow up on home bound patients and palliative patients and offer a wide range of services.
The hospital wing also provides step down care from secondary services e.g. total hip replacements, medical conditions, respite care and palliative care which enables patients in our community to have a seamless transition through their health care.
The Reefton IFHC team works closely with colleagues in Greymouth to provide seamless care.
If the facility is closed your call will be redirected to HML where a qualified nurse will provide expert advice on how to get the help you need.
|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|
|Vaccinations (all childhood vaccinations)|
|Well child checks|
|Womens health including a nurse cervical smear taker|
|Plastering of Fractures|
|Skin cancer surgery, moles and other skin lesions|
|Removal of skin tags|
For further details please phone Reefton IFHC reception 03 732 8605.
Page last updated: 23 October 2018
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