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Description

To ensure the provision of community input to primary health services to a high standard for the people of the Tuapeka District utilising health professionals in the area to the maximum.  Using their skills to enable care within our community whenever possible either in the people's home or at the community owned Rural Health Centre which will administered by a charitable company and made sustainable for future health needs and requirements.

The Lawrence Rural Health centre offers a full range of primary health care services:

  • General practice
  • Accidents and emergency
  • Wellchild & health care
  • Minor surgery for skin cancer, moles etc
  • Blood tests
  • Driver's licence tests
  • Mental health service (0800 364 462)
  • Diabetes clinic
  • Maternity - advice on choice of maternity services, antenatal & postnatal
  • Rest home
  • Long and short term residential care
  • Respite care
  • Palliative care
  • Short stay medical care
  • Registered nurse onsite daily & on call 24hrs
  • Meals on wheels
  • Van outings
  • Friendly family environment​​

Services not available at Lawrence will be referred appropriately.

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Walk in, Make an appointment, Referral

Hours

Mon – Wed 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Rest Home hours 24/7 in consultation with staff

Service Types

Community nursing

  • Diabetes
  • Palliative care

End of life care

Screening and prevention

  • Diabetes

Social Services

  • Rest home
  • Long and short term residential care
  • Respite care
  • Meals on wheels
  • Van outings

Languages Spoken

English

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Dunedin - South Otago

Contact Details

43 Whitehaven Street, Lawrence

Dunedin - South Otago

Rest Home Phone : (03) 485 9056

43 Whitehaven Street
Lawrence
Otago 9532

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Street Address

43 Whitehaven Street
Lawrence
Otago 9532

This page was last updated at 2:52PM on January 29, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Tuapeka Community Health.