In an emergency phone 111 for an Ambulance.
If you require emergency care outside of our normal hours you can phone our number 03 6872680 and your call will be diverted to Homecare Medical (HML) or phone 03 6848209. This will also take you to the HML service.
The HML service covers from 5.00pm to 8.30am on weekdays and 24 hours for weekends and public holidays. The calls are answered by a registered nurse who is able to advise the best course of action.
They will put you in touch with the doctor who is on duty for Timaru at that time or advise you to contact Timaru Hospital. All the doctors in Timaru take a turn on the duty roster.