Information for health professionals

Please note: This information is for health professionals (GP, doctor, pharmacist etc) only.

For urgent or immediate medical advice
Ph Medical Detox Services on 09 815 5839 and ask to speak to a medical officer or see contact details on Healthpoint

e-Referrals
Use "Addiction Services" on your electronic practice management system. Your referral will be triaged by a senior medical officer who can also give written advice if requested

Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (AOTS)
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm ph 09 815 5841 to be directed to the appropriate clinician if seeking advice on clients receiving opioid treatment

AOTS after hours contact Medical Detoxification Services 09 815 5839

For information about a client in GP shared care (a GP authorised client) contact the GP in the first instance.  If the GP is not available contact AOTS as above

CADS Counselling Service
Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm ph 09 845 1818

CADS Pharmacy Team
Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm (Pharmacy hours are 10am - 1pm)
Weekends and public holidays 9am-12noon ph 09 845 7586
After hours contact Medical Detox Services 09 815 5839 or 09 815 5830 x 45100

 

Mon–Fri 8.30am–5pm

(Business Hours)

Weekend & Public Holidays

9am–12pm

(AOTS Pharmacy)

All other times

When the call is about an AOTS client

Phone keyworker at CADS unit (refer page 3 in your AOTS manual or see below) AOTS Pharmacy
09 845 7586 or
09 815 5830 ext 45006
09 815 5830
Ext 45100 or 45039
(Detox IPU has access to oncall doctor)

When the call is about a client in GP shared care

Phone GP or keyworker
OR
AOTS clinical charge nurse 09 815 5898
Phone GP
OR (if GP not available)
AOTS Pharmacy
09 845 7586 or 09 815 5830 ext 45006
Phone GP
OR (if GP not available)
Detox IPU on
09 815 5839 or
09 815 5830 ext 45100 (access to on-call doctor)