We are full-time rural nurse specialists providing everyday care for the Franz Josef community. We also hold regular GP clinics with visiting doctors.
97 Cron Street
PO Box 33
Franz Josef 7856
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.
|Saturday||On call only (Please also see note below).||On call only (Please also see note below).|
|Sunday||On call only (Please also see note below).||On call only (Please also see note below).|
|On call only (Please also see note below).||On call only (Please also see note below).|
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.
A monthly calendar showing during what days and times South Westland Area Practice Nurse Clinics are held and when the clinic is closed.
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.
A full list of fees is available for all West Coast DHB GP clinics including Franz Josef Clinic.
We ask all patients to book their appointment by calling or visiting the practice, or to use the Health365 app/website, which can assist in booking an appointment, ordering repeats and prescriptions, to name a few helpful services.
Please note: The monitoring of test results service advertised on the Health365 site is not available yet for our patients. Please visit our practice, or call us for further details on Health365.
Also, when booking for an appointment with a nurse via Health365, please bear in mind that nurse appointments are limited to 15 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 Health365.
Disabled & Visitor toilets
Visitor information reception
Note: The location of Franz Josef Clinic is marked by a red flag.
|Blood Pressure checks|
|ECG heart checks|
|GP and family health care|
|Maternity and shared care maternity|
|Minor accident care|
|Palliative care and Advanced Care Planning (ACP)|
|Sexual health checks|
|Skin cancer and mole checks|
|Support to stop smoking|
|Spirometry lung function tests|
|Subsidised chronic care management and care plus programmes|
|Well Child Tamariki Ora checks|
|Women’s health including cervical smear tests|
|Ear, nose and throat services|
|Contraception insertion and removal|
This clinic offers many of the services available at larger GP clinics. However, you may need to travel elsewhere for some services.
The nearest pharmacy is Westland Pharmacy in Hokitika.
For further details please phone South Westland Area Practice reception, 03 752 0700
Page last updated: 22 April 2021
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