Otago Polytechnic

Student Health

Dunedin Campus

Student Health Centre
Harbour Terrace, M Block, Dunedin campus
Monday to Friday, 9.00am-3.00pm
Freephone 0800 762 786 (and ask for Student Health) or call direct +64 3 479 6082

The Student Health Centre provides the same services offered by your family doctor. It also promotes health education, and offers health screening tests, nutrition advice, vaccinations and some minor surgery options. For students who have paid the Student Health Levy as part of their fees, the cost for a consultation is $15, or is free if you have a current Community Services card.

If you have not been charged the Student Health Levy (for example distance students), the service is still available but at a higher rate - please enquire for further details.

Student Health: Covid-19 Alert Level 2 information

We are available for appointments Monday-Friday, 9.00am-3.00pm and are providing our full range of primary health care services. We are operating with the same restrictions we had in place during Alert Level 3. 

This means our doors will remain locked and all appointments will continue to be triaged over the phone first. 

Appointments 

  • All patients must phone for an appointment - please do not arrive at Student Health without phoning first. 
  • All patients will be triaged over the phone first. Your appointment will then either be in-person or via telehealth (phone or video). 
  • All appointments will incur the usual charges (including telehealth). 
  • If you are having a telehealth consult, please make sure you are available at the agreed time for your consultation. If the doctor is unable to get hold of you at that time, you will need to ring back and arrange another time. Missed appointments will still incur a fee.
  • If you are asked to present for a face-to-face consultation, please arrive on time and phone Student Health to let us know you are here. If you are late, you will need to rebook.  

Facility 

  • Student Health doors are locked. Staff will give you access at your arranged appointment time. Please phone to let reception know you are waiting. 
  • Please maintain physical distancing while waiting to access Student Health. 
  • The number of patients within the facility will be based on the 2m distancing rule. 
  • Student Health is split into two different areas. You will be notified of what entrance you need to present to for your face-to-face appointment when you make your appointment time. 
  • Hand sanitiser is available and we ask that you use it when entering and exiting Student Health. 
  • Unless organised with the doctor beforehand, we are unable to accommodate friends presenting with you to wait for you. 

 

Central Otago Campus

You may be entitled to a subsidy at these medical centres (please check at the time you make the appointment). Please make sure you call ahead to these medical centres during Alert Level 2 as well. 

Cromwell

Wanaka

Cromwell Family Practice
Phone +64 3 445 4666
2 McNulty Rd, Cromwell 9310

Aspiring Medical Centre 
Phone +64 3 443 0725
23 Cardrona Valley Road, 9305

Cromwell Medical Centre 
Phone +64 3 445 1119
190 Waenga Drive, Cromwell

Wanaka Medical Centre
Phone +64 3 443 0710
23 Cardrona Valley Rd, 9305

Junction Health 
Phone +64 3 445 4588
1A Traders Lane, Cromwell

 

 

Auckland International Campus

Please contact our Student Success team for advice regarding recommended medical centres in Auckland. 

Phone +64 21 0282 8711
studentsuccessaic@op.ac.nz