Millhouse Integrative Medical Centre is open 8.30am – 6.45 pm weekdays and most Saturday mornings till midday. Patients requiring out of hours medical care can ring the surgery number (537 4980) to be redirected to a triage nurse service who will assess their needs and give appropriate advice (e.g. phone back in the morning, or you should go to hospital now).
Otherwise, urgent enquirers can ring East Care, the Accident and Medical Centre in Botany Road, where after-hours health care for the patients of 28 local doctors is provided seven days a week. No appointment is needed. Eastcare is an extension of the local doctors' practice and is equipped to deal with all common health problems including sports, industrial injuries and fracture assessment. There are pharmacy, radiography and dental clinic services on site, and during the week visiting consultants also provide specialist outpatient care.
Phone or visit Eastcare A&E: 260 Botany Road, Howick, 2013. Phone (09) 277 1516
For life-threatening injuries or suspected heart attack, call 111.