Student Health & Counselling Service

 Manawatu

The Massey University Student Health & Counselling Service in Palmerston North is open throughout the year excluding public holidays and university holidays. We provide a service at the Manawatu campus site during office hours of 8:30am to 5:30pm (February to November) and 8:30am to 4:30pm (December to January). Please see below a break-down of our operational hours over the holiday season for 2017 & 2018. 

An emergency service based in town is available after hours, weekends and public holidays.

Our team endeavours to provide a high standard of health care possible in a manner that is competent, compassionate, confidential,  timely and in an atmosphere of mutual responsibility and respect.

CORNERSTONE ACCREDITED PRACTICE

We are proud to be accredited by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners as a RNZCGP Cornerstone Quality Practice. That means we have met the high standards set by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners which help make sure you receive high quality medical care. 

Our services include;

Consultations for all health problems

Contraceptive advice & emergency   contraception

Online Repeat Prescription Requests (48 hours to process)

Cervical smears and sexual health

Laboratory tests including blood tests

Pregnancy tests

Hearing, eye and skin testing

Physiotherapy

Liquid nitrogen (for treatment of   warts & other lesions)

Travel Immunisation advice

Minor surgery

Immunisation advice

Child Health & Child Vaccinations

Special medical examinations

Assistance with Aegrotat and Impaired Performance

Health information and advice

First aid

 

 

OUR Location

Level 1 Registry Building, Turitea Road Manawatu Campus - click here for directions

Our Postal Address: Massey University Student Health and Counselling Service - Manawatu

Massey University Private Bag 11222

Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand

Telephone: +64 6 350 5533 or internal extension 85533

Fax: +64 6 355 7986

Email Address*: Medical-Centre-PN@massey.ac.nz

(*Business administration related only. Please do not use this medical e-mail to make or cancel appointments)

EDI/GP2GP: GP2GP: Dr Mark Morris NZMC: 11181

Healthlink EDI: masseyst

Opening Hours

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm February through to November.  and 8.30am to 4.30pm during the Summer break (December and January).

Friday 1st December 2017 to Friday 15th December the service will be open 8:30am to 4:30pm

Monday 18th December 2017 to Thursday 21st December we will be open 10am to 3pm running a walk-in clinic only - no appointment necessary. 

Friday 22nd December 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - the service is CLOSED

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 to Friday 5th January 2018 we will be open 10am to 3pm running a walk-in clinic only - no appointment necessary

Monday 8th January 2018 to Wednesday 31st January the service will be open 8:30am to 4:30pm

Usual service resumes Thursday 1st February 2018 with opening hours of Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm (February through to November)

IN AN EMERGENCY OR AFTER HOURS

Call 111 or proceed straight to the emergency department of the

Palmerston North Hospital.

  • For a mental health emergency please contact the Mental Health Emergency team on 0800 653 357 or one of the telephone counselling services listed click here.
  • If you are in Massey Halls, please contact the Duty Manager on 0272 954 815
  • If you need to be seen after hours for non-emergency medical treatments please contact;

The City Doctors, 22 Victoria Avenue Palmerston North on (06)3553300

City Doctors Opening hours: 8am to 10.00pm 7days a week. A consultation charge will apply.

General heath advice

  • Call the National Healthline on 0800 611 116

Healthline is a free 24-hour telephone health advice service funded by the Ministry of Health. This service is operated by registered nurses who will assess a person's condition and health needs and recommend the best course of action to be taken. They can also provide general health information and location of services.

For further information on Healthline go to; http://www.moh.govt.nz/healthline

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Healthline is a free 24-hour telephone health advice service funded by the Ministry of Health. This service is operated by registered nurses who will assess a person's condition and health needs and recommend the best course of action to be taken. They can also provide general health information and location of services.

Experiencing a busy period

We are currently experiencing an extremely busy period at the medical centre. 

Please be aware that we are not able to guarantee you a same day appointment.

If your matter is an emergency, we recommend that you go to City Doctors and then approach MUSA, your student association who may be able to assist financially with the fee.

Materials and Treatment fee

A $5.00 fee is to be introduced for the following:

  • Depo Provera
  • Liquid Nitrogen
  • Simple wound dressing / cover
  • B12 Administration (Intramuscular injections, Maxolon/Buscopan etc)
  • Emergency Management – Emergency Bag call out
  • Audiogram
  • ECG

This fee covers basic material costs, and will be reviewed on an annual basis.

Fees will come into effect from Monday, 1 May 2017.

Medical Centre Health Promotions

The Medical Centre offers a range of health promotions and events throughout the year. To find out more click here

As of the 1st January 2018, Massey Manawatū Student Health & Counselling Centre will be introducing general fees for all PHO enrolled students a GP visit will be charged at  $10 and a nurse consultation $5. Payment will need to be made at the time of the consultation. All  Non-PHO enrolled students will continue to pay as per usual and fees will vary depending on if you have a community services card.

 Students requesting double appointments will be charged at a higher rate. Fees introduced this year to cover procedures, services and material will stand as will the Did not attend fee.

Effective January 1, 2018, Massey University is Smokefree. This includes all workplaces, student accommodation, campus grounds, campus buildings, farms, staff accommodation, vehicles on site (including personal vehicles) and vehicles provided for staff.   

so if you are a smoker and require our assistance please do not hesitate to make contact, there is support here for you. 

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey