Nelson Marlborough District Nursing Service delivers specialist nursing care in the community. We provide care both in the home and in a clinic setting, depending on patient’s needs.

Our services include education and nursing care around a range of services such as:

  • Specialist wound care
  • Stoma management
  • Continence management
  • Intravenous medications administration
  • Catheter management
  • Palliative care
  • Respiratory and oxygen maintenance
  • ACC nursing services
  • Complex condition management
  • Oncology education and follow up.

Referrals into the District Nursing Service are organized prior to discharge from hospital, by your GP or from other health care professionals.

District Nursing clinics are held at:

  • 281 Queen Street, Richmond
  • Motueka Community Nursing
  • Nelson Hospital 
  • Wairau Hospital.

To contact the District Nursing Service

Richmond: (03) 543 7980
Wakefield: (03) 541 8230
Motueka: (03) 528 1160
Blenheim/Wairau (contact Allied Health reception): (03) 520 9927

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays please phone (03) 546 1800. The hospital operator will put you in touch with the District Nurse.