In an emergency phone 111 for an Ambulance. If you require urgent care outside of normal hours you can phone our number 03 687 2680 and your call will be diverted to Homecare Medical Ltd (HML) or phone Timaru After Hours Service on 03 684 8209. This will also be answered by the HML service.
The HML service covers overnight from 5.00pm to 8.30am on weekdays and 24 hours for weekends and public holidays. The call will be answered by a registered nurse who is able to advise the best course of action.
They may put you in touch with the doctor on duty for Timaru at the time or advise you to contact Timaru Hospital. All The doctors in Timaru take a turn on the roster.