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Introduction

Unless it’s an emergency, always call your own doctor first when you or someone in your family is sick or injured. Even after hours your call will be answered by a nurse who can give you free health advice.

After-hours medical care

There are a number of medical centres in the region that are open in the evenings, weekends and public holidays. If your normal doctor is closed or you are from out of town you can visit these medical centres.

Wellington Accident & Urgent Medical Centre

17 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington

Phone: (04) 384 4944

Hours: 8am to 11pm every day

Additional services: X-ray and fracture clinic facilities

Kenepuru Accident and Medical Clinic

Kenepuru Hospital, Raiha Street, Porirua

Phone: (04) 918 2300

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Additional services: X-ray and fracture clinic facilities available during the week and from 10am to 4pm on weekends

Team Medical

Coastlands Mall, State highway 1, Paraparaumu

Phone: (04) 297 3000

Hours: 8am to 10pm every day

Additional services: X-ray facilities

Lower Hutt After Hours Medical Centre

729 High Street, Lower Hutt

Phone: (04) 567 5345

Hours: 5.30pm to 11am Monday to Friday, 8am to 11pm Saturday and Sunday

Upper Hutt Medical Centre

Queen Street carpark, Upper Hutt

Phone: (04) 920 1800

Hours: 8.30am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday

After-hours pharmacies

Pharmacies can provide you with free health advice as well help you with your medication. A lot of pharmacies are open in the weekends. There are also a few pharmacies that are open late at night and on public holidays.

Urgent Pharmacy Wellington

17 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington

Phone: (04) 385 8810

Hours: 9am to 11pm Monday to Friday, 8am to 11pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

Kenepuru Pharmacy

Kenepuru Hospital, Raiha Street, Porirua

Phone: (04) 238 9939

Hours: 9am to 10pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

Life Pharmacy Coastlands

Coastlands Shop 6, Main Road, Paraparaumu

Phone: 04 298-9988

Hours (from 14 November 2016): 8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Sunday (and late night Thursday until 8.30pm)

Lower Hutt Urgent Pharmacy

After Hours Medical Centre

729 High St

Lower Hutt

Phone: 04 939-6777

Hours: 6pm to 11pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 11pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

Queen St Pharmacy

35 Queen St

Upper Hutt

Phone: 04 528 5858

Hours: 9am to 9pm Monday to Sunday

Hospital emergency department

Wellington Hospital Emergency Department

 

The emergency department is located at Wellington Regional Hospital, Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Patients in most urgent need are seen first. If your injury or illness is not urgent you may have to wait several hours to be seen. If you don't require urgent help, call your doctor to find out if you need to come to the emergency department.

Last updated 4 April 2017.