Call Healthline on 0800 611 116 for free advice from our trained registered nurses.
Child has a sore throat?
If you’re in Auckland or Porirua, your child is Māori or Pacific, is aged 4–19, and has a sore throat, they can have it checked at a free sore throat clinic.
Healthline is here to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone calls are free from within New Zealand.
Call Healthline if you’re:
- feeling unwell – but not sure whether you need to see a doctor
- needing some urgent advice about a family member or friend who’s sick
- on holiday and want to know where the nearest doctor or pharmacy is.
Our Healthline nurses are specialists in assessing and advising over the phone.
If you need to talk to someone in your own language, Healthline can usually arrange this using an interpreting service.