For urgent, less serious health concerns
Call or visit your family doctor (GP)
Get advice and treatment for common minor illness from your community pharmacist
For urgent, less serious health concerns when you can’t see your family doctor or after hours
Seriously unwell and need emergency care
You need to be eligible for publicly funded health services in New Zealand and entitled to enrol. For eligibility visit www.health.govt.nz/eligibility(external link).
Benefits may include:
Enrolment is completely voluntary. If you choose not to enrol, you will be charged higher fees for your doctor visits.
To enrol, simply contact your local family doctor (GP). Find a local family doctor (GP) in your area.