Urgent care

After-hours services offered by general practices are the best place for urgent care for conditions that are not critical or life threatening such as:

  • minor injuries (breaks and sprains)
  • rashes and skin conditions
  • sore throats
  • sore ears, eyes and mouth
  • medication issues
  • constipation
  • urinary tract infections
  • respiratory infections
  • vomiting and diarrhoea, tummy bugs
  • sinus conditions
  • back pain.

These service are available when you require urgent medical care when your family doctor or GP is closed or you are unable to get an appointment:

City Medical Napier: open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone 06 835 4999

Hastings Health Centre: open 7 days 8am - 8pm
Phone 06 873 8999

You can phone 0800 338 899 to get a list of after-hours medical centres near you or find a GP or family doctor near you, including their opening hours.

Or you can call Healthline 0800 611 116 for free 24 hour advice from a trained registered nurse.