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FAQ.

If you are looking for more information on womens healthcare in general, click on the button below to view our information centre. 

  • Do you accept self-referrals?
    The Woman’s Health Bus accepts self-referrals and referrals from health practitioners for people living in the areas we provide care. For further information, click the link through to our referrals page.
  • How do I pay?
    We accept EFTPOS on the bus (credit cards have a $5 extra charge) or you can pay online. WE DO NOT TAKE CASH PAYMENTS
  • Are you a registerted Southern Cross provider?
    Yes, we are.
  • How do I make an appointment?
    You can give us a call on 027 244 2430 or fill in a contact form on the website here.
  • Can I bring someone with me?
    Yes, we have space for you to bring a support person. (we are a small clinic though, so we can't fit the whole whanau!)
  • Do I need a referral from my Doctor?
    It is always helpful if we have as much information as possible to ensure you get the best care but we happily accept self referals.
  • Can you dispense drugs for me?
    No. We DO NOT stock drugs on the bus.
  • Can I get a prescription from you?
    Yes - however there will be a $15 charge, as we are a private non-profit making oganisation.
  • Do I need health insurance?
    No, but there will be a charge which covers the direct costs of providing care to you.
  • Do you take walk in visits?
    No sorry, you will have to make an appointment in advance.
  • Do you have wheelchair access?
    Sorry, we have looked at the options but at this time it is not possible.
  • Does the bus have stairs?
    Yes, there are three steps to get into the bus.
  • Does the bus have a toilet?
    Yes, we have a toilet with hot water.
  • Does your bed have a weight limit?
    Yes, the weight limit is 200kg.
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