Today

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Southland Hospital, Invercargill

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Gore Hospital

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Lakes District Hospital, Queenstown

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Winton Maternity Hospital

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Oamaru Hospital

8:00 AM to 6:30 PM.

Clutha Health First, Balclutha

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

West Otago Health and Community Nursing

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

7 Eden Street, Milton

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Roxburgh Hospital Medical Trust

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Maniototo Hospital, Ranfurly

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Description

The District Nursing Service is a community based service providing a wide range of care to patients in their own homes.   

District Nurses are qualified nurses who meet specific health needs in communities, utilising specialised nursing knowledge and assessment skills.  The services include wound care, palliative care, continence, costomy specialist care and hospital post discharge care.

The Southland District Nursing Service operates seven days a week and on a needs basis in the rural areas. Nurses support patients in all rural areas i.e Riverton, Winton, Otautau, Nightcaps, Te Anau, Lumsden, Queenstown, Tokanui and Stewart Island.

Southland Services include Nurse-led clinics at Wyndam, Stewart Island and Tokanui.

Admission to the Southland service is via referral from hospital or a General Practitioner.

Central Point of  Contact for Southland referrals, except Gore and Tuatapere - Phone: (03) 214 7223. Fax: (03) 214 8919

The Otago District Nursing Service provides care to the greater Dunedin area including Palmerston and Middlemarch.

This service is closely linked to Dunedin hospital to help ensure patients are supported safely in the community after hospital discharge while also maintaining close liaison with local GP practices, Hospice and residential facilities.

Referral to the Otago service is through the Care Coordination Centre Single Point of Entry - Fax (03) 4709 506

Hours

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

These hours are for services in Dunedin and Invercargill. Rural areas are serviced Monday - Friday and weekends, as required.

Southland Hospital, Invercargill

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Gore Hospital

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat – Sun8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Lakes District Hospital, Queenstown

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat – Sun8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

58 Garden Street, Lumsden, Southland

Mon - Fri from 08:30 - as required.

Weekends as required only.

Argyle Street, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island

7-day service.

Clinic daily 09:00 - 12:00.

PRIME 24/7

Fiordland Medical Centre, 25 Luxmore Drive, Te Anau, Southland

Mon - Fri, 08:30 - as required.

Weekends as required only.

49 Niagara Tokanui Highway, Tokanui

Mon - Fri:
Clinic 09:00 - 12:00
PRIME 24hr

Winton Maternity Hospital

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat – Sun9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Oamaru Hospital

8:00 AM to 6:30 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Clutha Health First, Balclutha

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Tuapeka Health Company

On call 24 hours

West Otago Health and Community Nursing

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Weekends as required.

7 Eden Street, Milton

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Weekends – mornings only.

Roxburgh Hospital Medical Trust

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Weekend – no full service

On call via Medical Centre

Maniototo Hospital, Ranfurly

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Weekends as required

Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Referral Expectations

Admission to the Southland District Nursing Service is via referral from hospital or a General Practitioner.

Central Point of Contact for Southland referrals, except Gore and Tuatapere - Phone: (03) 214 7223. Fax: (03) 214 8919

Referral to the Otago District Nursing Service is through the Care Coordination Centre Single Point of Entry. 

Fax (03) 4709 506

Procedures / Treatments

  • Wound care

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  • Palliative care

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  • Continence

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  • Costomy specialist care

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  • Hospital post discharge care

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Charges

No fees apply

Contact Details

Gore Hospital

Southland

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Lakes District Hospital, Queenstown

Central Lakes

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58 Garden Street, Lumsden, Southland

Southland

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69A Orawia Road, Tuatapere

Southland

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145 Palmerston Street, Riverton

Southland

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Argyle Street, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island

Southland

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Fiordland Medical Centre, 25 Luxmore Drive, Te Anau, Southland

Southland

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49 Niagara Tokanui Highway, Tokanui

Southland

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Winton Maternity Hospital

Southland

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Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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Oamaru Hospital

Waitaki

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Clutha Health First, Balclutha

Dunedin - South Otago

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Tuapeka Health Company

Dunedin - South Otago

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West Otago Health and Community Nursing

Dunedin - South Otago

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7 Eden Street, Milton

Dunedin - South Otago

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Roxburgh Hospital Medical Trust

Central Lakes

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Maniototo Hospital, Ranfurly

Central Lakes

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Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

Central Lakes

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This page was last updated at 11:26AM on October 21, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB District Nursing.