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Ngakawau Clinic update

Friday 10 June 2022Health news2 minutes to read

From today (10/06/2022), patients registered with West Coast DHB’s Ngakawau Clinic are set to see some short-term changes to the way appointments are provided.

People can still access health care in Ngakawau however there will be five days over the next month where the clinic will be closed to allow staff to take a well-deserved break. We are also changing our GP clinic day from Thursday to Tuesday, says Philip Wheble, West Coast DHB’s General Manager.

The following changes are effective from Friday 10 June.

Normal Rural Nurse Specialist and Practice Nurse appointment services (including weekend and public holiday appointments, on-call for emergencies and PRIME callouts) remain available. However, the clinic will be closed on the following days:

  • Friday, 10 June
  • Wednesday, 22 June
  • Thursday, 23 June
  • Monday, 27 June
  • Friday, 15 July

Doctor clinics: GP consultations will be available by appointment every Tuesday – effective from Tuesday, 14 June.

For appointments, enquiries, prescriptions or results please phone Ngakawau Clinic on 03 788 5062. Please plan your prescription requirements in advance.

Remember, if it’s an emergency, please dial 111.

You can also call Healthline on 0800 611 116 – calls are answered 24/7. If you need to be seen, they will tell you what to do and where to go.

For COVID-19 health advice please call 0800 358 5453.

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