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South Westland Area Practice – Franz Josef Clinic

We are full-time rural nurse specialists providing everyday care for the Franz Josef community. We also hold regular GP clinics with visiting doctors.


Street address

97 Cron Street
Franz Josef

Postal address

PO Box 33
Franz Josef 7856

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 Franz Josef Clinic (South Westland Area Practice).

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

SaturdayOn call only (Please also see note below).On call only (Please also see note below).
SundayOn call only (Please also see note below).On call only (Please also see note below).
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Please note: On those days that mention ‘on call’ your call will be answered by a Registered Nurse, who will be able to give clinical advice or put your call through the RNS on call if appropriate.

Clinic Rosters

A monthly calendar showing during what days and times South Westland Area Practice Nurse Clinics are held and when the clinic is closed.

Roster for this month

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Appointments, Enrolments, Fees


If you live in the Franz Josef region or are staying for a while, we encourage you to check if you are eligible to enrol with the South Westland Area 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 Franz Josef Clinic.


How to make an appointment

We ask all patients to book their appointment by calling or visiting the practice, or to use our online patient portal, Myindici, which can book an appointment, order repeats prescriptions, provide access to recalls and results, to name a few helpful services.

You can visit your practice or call us for further details on how to access the patient portal. 

Also, when booking an appointment with a nurse via Myindici, please bear in mind that nurse appointments are limited to 20 minutes only per consultation.  If in doubt as to whether the health care service you require could exceed that time please check with one of our friendly administrators before making an online booking with Myindici.

Franz Josef Clinic facilities at a glance


Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 19 April 2022

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