Nelson Marlborough Health

Your healthcare

Use this guide to find the right healthcare for you and your family

Free 24/7 helplines

Healthline and 1737

 Unwell or unsure? Your GP closed and you need help?

If you don’t have a doctor call Healthline, 24/7 on 0800 611 116 for free health advice from registered nurses. 

Mental health & addictions helpline
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 for a trained counsellor.

GP (doctor) or pharmacy

1 GP

If it's not an emergency see your GP or practice nurse.
Find a GP Nelson
Find a GP Marlborough

If you don't have a doctor call Healthline, 24/7 on 0800 611 116.

Community pharmacies for advice or treatment.

Your sexual healthcare options.

Urgent medical centres (after-hours)

2 Urgent After HoursAfter-hours, or for urgent health concerns, visit an urgent medical centre.

- Nelson 

- Blenheim 

- Golden Bay

- Motueka 

- Murchison

After-hours dentist
Call 027 448 2424 and leave a message.

Hospital emergency departments

3 Hospital EDIf a life is at risk call 111 or go to the hospital emergency department (ED).

ED is for emergencies only

Nelson l Blenheim
 Golden Bay l Motueka l Murchison

Find your nearest AED location.


Self-care and first aid

 There are a lot of ways that you can care for yourself and others at home. Here are some of New Zealand's best health advice websites.

Health Navigator

Health Navigator

NZ health information for the public & health professionals.

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Kids' health

Kids Health

Information about children's health for parents, caregivers and whanau.

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First aid

First AidFirst aid videos with practical advice provided by St John.

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Smart Summer Guide


 Help to keep yourself and your family safe this summer, by:

• learning how to keep safe while still living in the sun
• avoiding food poisoning
• practising water safety
• drinking responsibly
• driving safely on the busier holiday roads.

Visit the Smart Summer Guide to find out more.