Hate Needles? 

TRY NEEDLE DISTRACTION

Needle Distraction is a free smartphone app that provides a virtual reality experience to distract you or your loved one during a medical procedure such as an injection. 

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Are you a doctors, pharmacists or dentist?

Clinics who have received the Needle Distraction kit 

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How it works

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STEP ONE

Download the free app for your iPhone or Android device.

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STEP FOUR

Choose what environment you would like to experience

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STEP TWO

Open the app and when prompted scan the QR code found on the waiting room poster

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STEP FIVE

Place your smartphone into the headset and put the headset on

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STEP THREE

Ask at reception for the virtual reality headset

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STEP SIX

The VR scene plays while injection takes place

Incredible Scenes

Experience some of New Zealand's most amazing environments virtually with the Needle Distraction app

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Remarkable Range, Otago

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Mussel Point, Jackson Bay

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Lake Paringa, Westland

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Richard's Cave, Haast Beach

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Waiho River, Franz Josef

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Thunder Falls, Haast

Frequently asked questions

Will I get dizzy using a headset?





Do you need headphones for VR?





How does a VR headset work?






Distract yourself from your needle anxiety

Download the Free Needle Distraction app by oVRcome and ask at reception for an oVRcome headset.

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