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Below are some useful contacts that may be helpful. For general enquiries please call 03 474 0999, or email

In an emergency - phone 111 and ask for ambulance

For urgent mental health support - phone emergency psychiatric services on 0800 46 78 46 


Hamish Brown, Interim District Director
03 476 9456

Chief Medical Officer Dr David Gow

Human resources

General Enquiries


Media queries

Official Information Act requests

0800 729 225

03 474 0999 ext 9160

Emergency Management
Call 03 474 0999 and ask to be put through to the Emergency Manager