If this is not an emergency but your child is
unwell and you would like telephone advice, you can phone
healthline on 0800 611 116 any time day or night
and talk to a registered nurse. This service is free to callers
throughout New Zealand, including from a mobile phone.
In case of poisoning, you can phone the
poisoning helpline on 0800 POISON (0800 764
If it is during daytime hours, your local doctor (GP) may be
able to see your child.
There are also a number of private after-hours accident and
medical clinics. Click on to find an after-hours
healthcare provider near you.
To find a doctor or medical centre:
- White Pages - phone book: Refer to the 'Registered Medical
Practitioners & Medical Centres' or 'Hospitals & other
service providers' coloured sections near the front.
- White Pages online: Use this to find contact
details if you know the name of the doctor or medical service.
- Yellow Pages - phonebook: Refer to the 'Medical clinics' or
'Hospitals' sections in the main index near the front.
Pages online: Use this to find contact details for services
such as 'Medical clinics' or 'Hospitals'.