Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
When we asked members in Wellington if they typically need to travel to see specialists, they replied...
"Yes, there are a good number of medical specialists in Wellington. People in Wellington have access to a wide range of medical specialists, including general practitioners, specialists in internal medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery. For highly specialized medical care, people in Wellington can go to the Wellington Regional Hospital, which is the main public hospital in the city. The hospital has a range of specialist services, including cardiology, neurology, oncology, and orthopaedics. Additionally, there are a number of private hospitals and clinics in Wellington that offer highly specialized medical care," said another expat in Wellington, New Zealand.
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Will I need to travel to see a specialist?If you live in Wellington, newcomers to Wellington would love to hear your answer to this question: