Health and wellbeing
TPP offer a discount for our students at Medical Centres West Coast wide and in Wanaka to ensure medical visits are accessible. Please show your student ID card when you visit your medical centre to access the discount. For cheaper prescriptions apply to Work and Income for a Community Services Card.
Wanaka: Aspiring Medical Centre, 23 Cardrona Valley Rd, Wanaka, Telephone 03 443 0725
You can access 24 hour, free, health advice on 0800 611 116 – Healthline. Your call will be answered by a registered nurse who you can talk with in confidence about any health issues you may be worried about. The nurse will ask you some questions, then offer you advice on what to do next.
Greymouth - Grey Base Hospital
Clinics are held Monday 2.30pm to 6pm at the Link Centre, 1st Floor, Grey Hospital. Services include emergency contraceptive pills, condoms, pregnancy tests and sexually transmitted infections diagnosis and treatment. Phone 03 768 7400 etxn 2874 during clinic hours only.
Clinic at Outpatients, Buller Hospital, Westport, on appointments available on Wednesdays 10.30 -11.30 am then drop in clinic until 4.30pm. Telephone 03 788 9030 extn 8756 during clinic hours only.
West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO)
If you are enrolled at a West Coast Medical Centre and you are under 25 you will have access to FREE contraception through your medical centre and pharmacy. If you are over 25, you can talk with your GP practice.
Auckland Sexual Health Services
Clinic providing free sexual health checks (charges may apply to non NZ residents) are located in Greenlane, Glenfield, Mangere and New Lynn. To make an appointment, or for more information call 0800 739 432 or visit www.ashs.org.nz.
The Christchurch Hospital Sexual Health clinic provides a free and confidential sexual health service, for more information or to make an appointment call (03) 364 0485.
Sexual Health and Family Planning Clinic, Tuesdays 3.30 - 5.45pm, phone 03 443 0725