Hutt Central

Clinic opening hours
Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 8.00 am - 5.30 pm
Tuesday 8.00 am - 8.00 pm
5 Raroa Road, Lower Hutt
Tap to call: 04 576 2009


Clinic opening hours
Mon, Tue, Thurs and Fri 8.30 am - 5.30 pm
Wed 8.30 am - 8.00 pm
5 Fitzherbert Road, Wainuiomata
Tap to call: 04 576 2009

After hours and weekends
If you require medical attention outside of our normal hours we suggest you go to either the Lower Hutt After Hours Medical Centre, 729 High Street, Lower Hutt or ED at Hutt Hospital, High Street, Lower Hutt. More details

Tap to call: 0800 611 116

Make an Appointment Enrol With Us

23.10.2020 both clinics are closed Monday 26th October for Labour Day.

Dear patients Wainuiomata clinic will be closed on a Wednesday from 7 October until the new year.  The clinic will be open on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8.30 am - 5.30 pm.  It is closed from 12.30 - 1.30 pm each day.



  Dr Sandy Dawson

  Sandy has decided to retire and his last day will be 5            October 2020.  HCHC staff wish him all the very best in        his retirement - he will be missed.


Wellington has moved into Alert Level 2. This means we should keep 2m apart from each other, wash and dry our hands and sneeze and cough into elbows. If you have cold and flu symptoms, please stay home and ring Healthline (0800 358 5453) or ring us on 576 2009. You may be offered a COVID-19 test.  Please say Yes To The Test, the test is free.  Please be aware that testing is not free for asymptomatic people.

There is a great NZ Tracer app that you can download – either on Android or Apple devices.  Use the NZ COVID tracer app Link to app here


Our doors will be locked and we will triage patients arriving at the clinic.


All of the staff at Hutt City Health Centres want to say thank you for your ongoing patience and cooperation during this unusual time.

We have remained open throughout this time and we want to assure everyone that they will be cared for safely.  Our doors will remain locked with a buzzer to access.  Please only present to the clinic if you have a booked appointment and have been triaged by clinical staff.

Consultations with your doctor may be held over the phone or on (video) and these will be chargeable. If a face to face consultation is what is best for you, we have measures in place that this can be done safely. 

If you have a fever, cough, sore throat or suspect you may have Covid-19 please call and we will arrange your consultation in your car.  Our doctor will come out to you.

All prescriptions will be sent directly to your pharmacy so make sure you let us know who your pharmacy is when ordering - we will be continuing with payment by debit or credit card.  If you do not have either card we can send you an invoice which needs to be paid within seven days into our bank account.

This is a great time to join Health 365 (our portal) so you can book appointments, order scripts and see your results online.  

 There is a new helpline to support families of children with disabilities

In response to COVID-19, Explore Specialist advice have set up an 0800 line to offer immediate support and advice to families who have a child with a disability. This helpline support is available from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday by calling 0800 000 421.


Keeping you safe!
Effective immediately, this is what we as a practice are doing to keep you and our team safe.  We would ask that if you are experiencing any fever, cough, flu-like symptoms, sore throat or a runny nose, regardless of the reason for your visit, please let us know before scheduling your appointment so we can arrange for the most appropriate and safe way to help.

  • If you need a script, we’ll fax it directly to your pharmacy for you to pick-up 
  • If you are concerned about your symptoms, we’ll be able to reassure you with the most up-to-date information about what you need to do
  • If your situation is not urgent, we’ll tell you what follow-up is needed and by when
  • If you need an off-work certificate, we will email it to you
  • Many other queries can be managed by phone, including ordering blood tests, Xrays etc

If you an appointment indoors

  • You will need to wash your hands or use hand gel provided when you enter our building
  • If you have a fever, cough, sore throat or suspect you may have Covid-19, we will assess you in our car park – we apologise in advance if this feels awkward for you

If you are given an appointment in your car

  • A nurse in full protective gear will come to your car to consult with you.