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South Westland Clinics

Introducing This Page

Find out about services provided in the South Westland Region.

South Westland Rural Primary Care Clinics

Clinic Nurse's Clinic
Mon - Fri
Hari Hari 9am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm
Whataroa 9am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm
Franz Josef 9am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm
Fox Glacier 9am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm
Haast 9am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm

Rosters

Clinic Month Download Roster
Fox Glacier November PDF
Franz Josef November PDF
Haast November PDF
Hari Hari November PDF
Whataroa November PDF

Appointments and Enquiries

0800 SWHealth - that is 0800 794-32584

This phone is manned by the practice receptionist based at Franz Josef 8:30am to 5pm (with a half hour break for lunch) Mondays to Fridays.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY DIAL 111

  1. For urgent needs outside these hours phone the clinic number above
  2. Clinics are led by a Rural Nurse Specialist
  3. A Doctor will be in attendance on days specified (as in 'Doctor's Clinic' table-column above)
  4. Wherever possible an appointment should be made
  5. Payment is requested at time of consultation - EFTPOS is available

GP Fees

(effective 1 August 2016)

The full list of fees can be viewed by selecting the link just below.

Immigration New Zealand approved clinic

South Westland Area Practice is an Immigration New Zealand approved clinic that provides medical examinations for applicants for visas and permits for New Zealand.

Blood tests can be taken at your appointment but X-Rays require a separate appointment at Greymouth or Buller Hospital Radiology.

Immigration New Zealand requires all applicants to have an acceptable standard of health. For more information on the requirements of Immigration New Zealand, click here.

Our price for a standard Immigration medical examination is $185.00.

X-Ray and Laboratory tests will incur an additional cost.

Please allow at least 60 minutes for your appointment.

What you need to bring along:

  • Your passport
  • Any specialist reports / previous medical records that you may have with you.

All Immigration medical examinations done at our clinic are electronically submitted to Immigration New Zealand.

Information for Patients

The West Coast DHB would like to help all patients in South Westland understand how they can get the best service from the South Westland Area Practice.

Your local clinic is one of five that make up the South Westland Area Practice.

Each clinic is run by a Rural Nurse Specialist with a weekly Doctor’s day at each clinic.

The South Westland Area Practice effectively provides a one stop shop, and the services available include:

  • All general medical problems
  • Repeat Prescriptions
  • Injury treatment (all types/severity)
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Screening
  • Counselling
  • Long Term Condition Management: e.g. Diabetes, Heart Disease, Asthma, Bowel Cancer & Heart disease
  • Sexual Health: Family planning, Cervical Screening, Contraception advice, Implant IUCD’S, Depo-provera Injections & Vasectomy’s
  • Minor surgery for skin lesions
  • Pregnancy and post natal care
  • Well Child checks
  • Formal Medical Examinations: drivers licence, insurance, immigration
  • District Nursing services
  • Home visits (by arrangement)
  • Specialist referrals
  • Immunisations: Child/Travel/Influenza
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Education for Schools & community groups
  • and much more!