Lawrence Rural Health Centre

43 Whitehaven Street, Lawrence 9532

03 485 9050
For emergencies, please dial 111

Kia Ora from the Lawrence Medical Centre
Our Mission Statement:  To ensure the provision of community input to primary health services to a high standard for the people of the Tuapeka District utilising health professionals in the area to the maximum.  Using their skills to enable care within our community whenever possible either in the people's home or at the community owned Rural Health Centre which will be administered by a charitable company and made sustainable for future health needs and requirements.
Doctor:  Dr.Ruth Alberts - MB ChB, Dip Obst, Dip Anaesth, Dip Comm Emerg Med, FRNZCGP, FRNZCUC
Manager:  Mark Chapman
Opening hours Hours: Monday to Friday - 8.30am - 5.30pm
Consultation by appointment - Phone 485 9050 after 8.30am Weekends: Please phone Clutha Health First 03-419 0500 EMERGENCIES: Ambulance: 111 Outside of these hours please 485 9050 and your call will be answered by Pro Care and advice will be given. After hours calls answered by a specialist telephone Triage service (PROCARE). You will be asked a few questions and then advised how to proceed from there.

The Lawrence Rural Health centre offers a full range of primary health care services:
General practice
Accidents and emergency
Wellchild & health care
Minor surgery for skin cancer, moles etc
Blood tests
Driver's licence tests
Mental health service (0800 364 462)
Diabetes clinic
Maternity - advice on choice of maternity services, antenatal & postnatal
Rest home
Long and short term residential care
Respite care
Palliative care
Short stay medical care
Registered nurse onsite daily & on call 24hrs
Meals on wheels
Van outings
Friendly family environment
Services not available at Lawrence will be referred appropriately.

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