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Otago University Student Health

Primary Healthcare Service

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Description

We are a team of qualified professionals providing high quality health care to students of the University of Otago.

Student Health Services (SHS) is centrally located on campus in a purpose built facility. We have approximately 50 staff, comprising nurses, general practitioners, mental health & well-being clinicians and administrative staff.

Student Health is not a member of a PHO, therefore we do not receive any capitation funding for the provision of your primary health care.

Students may choose to remain registered at their current GP practice/PHO and still attend Student Health.

For a full list of our team at Student Health please see our website - https://www.otago.ac.nz/studenthealth/about/people/index.html

Hours

Mon – Tue 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed 9:45 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Dunedin Urgent Drs & Accident Centre 18 Filleul Street, Dunedin, open from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Otherwise, Dunedin Public Hospital Emergency Department.

For urgent Mental Health care contact the Emergency Psychiatric Services, Dunedin Public Hospital on (03) 474 0999

 

 

Public Holidays: Closed Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (10 Apr), Easter Monday (13 Apr), ANZAC Day (27 Apr), Queen's Birthday (1 Jun). Open Otago Anniversary (23 Mar, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Dunedin Urgent Doctors & Accident Centre.

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Fees

Our fees schedule can be found on our website - https://www.otago.ac.nz/studenthealth/about/otago020527.html

Services

Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Lab Results

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…

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Immunisation

Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including meningococcal…

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Cervical Screening

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ECG

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Spirometry

Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much…

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Patient Portal

A patient portal is a secure online tool provided by GP practices that can allow convenient access to your health information as well as interaction with the practice e.g. booking…

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3 Walsh Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin
Otago 9016

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Street Address

3 Walsh Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin
Otago 9016

Postal Address

Student Health
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054

This page was last updated at 10:39AM on May 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Otago University Student Health.