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Description

If you or your whānau are unwell, the best ways to get support are:

  • call your family doctor – for advice or information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
     
  • call Healthline free on 0800 611 116:  
    • if you don’t have a family doctor
    • if you’re feeling unwell but you’re not sure if you need to see a doctor
    • for advice about what’s happening for you and next steps
    • if you want some advice about a family member or a friend who’s sick (if you are with them)
    • if you want advice on finding services near you - you can also check www.healthpoint.co.nz.
       
  • if it’s a medical emergency – call 111.
    • A medical emergency includes chest pain or tightness, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding or bleeding that won’t stop, sudden weakness or difficulty talking, fainting or unconsciousness.

Healthline is staffed by an experienced team that includes registered nurses, paramedics and health advisors, who can provide you with health information and advice on care.

Interpreter services are available in 40 different languages, including Te Reo Māori.

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Other

Call 0800 611 116

Hours

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sun midnight – midnight

Healthline operates 24 hours / 7 days a week

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 3 Jan.

Service Types

Community nursing

Charges

No fees apply.

Region

Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairawhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:54PM on August 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Healthline.