A PDF copy of this announcement can be downloaded here.

SCIP offices in both Wellington and Christchurch will close at 5.00pm on Thursday 23 December 2021.  Both offices will re-open at 8.30am on Monday 10 January 2022. Some restricted services are available during office closure, except weekends and public holidays.

Friday 24  December              CLOSED  – EMERGENCIES ONLY

Monday 27  December           CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE
Tuesday 28 December           CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE
Wednesday 29 December      CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Thursday 30 December          CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Friday 31 December               CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY

Monday 3 January                  CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE
Tuesday 4 January                 CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE
Wednesday 5 January            CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Thursday 6 January                CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Friday 7 January                     CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY

Monday 10 January                 Clinics Open 8.30am

Cover for both offices will be provided from Queen’s Drive, Wellington. For the emergency days, patients should use the following contact details for emergency requests:

Mobile (Text or Voice): 027 589 9853                                  

Email:  SCIP.Wellington@scip.co.nz

The Milford Chambers and Queens Drive office numbers (03 355 3041, 0800 500 405; 04 5899853, 0800 504 405) will not be answered during these times; please only use those contact details above.

Patients can leave a message at the mobile number or email address listed above when the office is closed, however any messages will only be actioned on the days listed as EMERGENCIES ONLY.

Please Note:

  • Emergency requests include spare parts and loan devices only
  • Clinic appointments will not be available at these times
  • Patients should ensure they have sufficient batteries for the holiday period as requests for batteries will not be actioned.
  • Batteries can be sourced from local Audiology clinics or Pharmacies.

Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at SCIP.