Clutha Health First General practice is a Cornerstone Accredited Practice located within the Balclutha Township. The practice facility incorporates seven consulting rooms, four treatment rooms, a Medical Assessment Unit, a procedure room, reception area and a comfortable waiting room. The practice is staffed by experienced and registered General Practitioners supported by a large team of Practice Nurses, an Emergency Clinician and a Nurse Practitioner.
The General Practice has on-site access to plain x-ray, ultrasound and laboratory services. In addition to routine primary care services it delivers a wide range of other services which include childhood immunisations, cervical screening, targeted vaccinations, CLIC programme, cardiovascular risk assessments, driver’s medicals, travel immunisation, advice and treatment, orthopaedic fracture clinic, minor operations, NZ immigration medicals along with a breast care clinic, gynaecology nurse specialist clinic, diabetes nurse specialist clinic, joint injection clinic and a palliative care support programme.
The practice has approximately 8,000 enrolled patients. Surgery hours are 9.00 am – 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday, with evening clinics being offered from 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm. An emergency by appointment only clinic operates from 09.00-18.00hrs at the weekends and Public Holidays.