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8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

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.

Ōamaru 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.

65 Scotland Street, Roxburgh

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 Wyndham, 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 5783. Fax: (03) 214 8919

The Dunedin 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 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 Dunedin District Nursing Service is through the Care Coordination Centre Single Point of Entry. 

GP referrals via ERMS.

All other referrals via email 

Charges

No fees apply

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.

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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: 0830 - 1700
Clinic 09:00 - 12:00
PRIME available between Monday 0830 - Friday 1600

Winton Maternity Hospital

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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

Ōamaru 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.

65 Scotland Street, Roxburgh

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

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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Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:54PM on August 12, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB District Nursing.