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Business visitors

... Usually this means registering at an enquiries or reception desk and obtaining a Waikato DHB visitor’s pass. The person you are meeting will then be told of your arrival:

Waikato Hospital CampusSign in area
Enquiries Desk, Acute Services Building (outside Emergency Department)

Monday to Friday
8am - 8pm

Weekends and public holidays
8.30am - 5pm

Waikato Hospital TheatresSign in area
Day of Surgery Admission Unit (DOSA) Reception, Level 3, Meade Clinical Centre

Monday to Friday
7am - 4.30pm...

START (Supported Transfer Accelerated Rehabilitation Team)

... the intensive support and rehabilitation some patients need, but in their home rather than through a longer stay in hospital.  It provides intensive rehabilitation for up to six weeks in patients’ homes following a stay in hospital or presentations at Emergency Department.

Patients identified are over 65 years of age and must have rehabilitation potential.  A registered nurse, physiotherapist and occupational therapist will all visit the patient at home and help them to set some goals of their...

Giving birth at Waikato Hospital

... to the King Country, Gisborne and the Bay of Plenty, and all areas in between. We are always busy, with lots of women coming in every day.

We have seven birthing rooms in the delivery suite, a Women’s Assessment Unit (WAU) for triage (a bit like an emergency department), an induction of labour area, and a ward for postnatal women (after care). We are able to care for women requiring induction, caesarean section births, having preterm or unwell babies, and other complications in pregnancy and b...

Waikato Hospital

... here for more informationWaikato Hospital is a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand. It is located on the Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus.

Phone: 07 839 8899

Enquiries desksThere are two Enquiries desks at Waikato Hospital:

Enquiries desk by Emergency Department
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8.30am to 5pm

Enquiries desk on Level 1 Meade Clinical Centre (MCC)
Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4pm 

Visitors can also get directions and assistance from Hospital Host vol...

Your mental health after birth

... Get urgent helpIf you feel very down or worried about your own or your partner’s mental health right now, and need urgent help: 

talk to your midwife straight away, don’t wait
call your GP practice and ask for an urgent appointment
go to your nearest emergency department
call the mental health crisis assessment team 0800 50 50 50
in an emergency call 111.
HelplinesYou can also access the following helplines 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to talk to someone straight away for free.

1737, N...

First year house officers and NZREX doctors

... Supervisors (PESs), with facilitators coming from a variety of speciality areas.

The clinical learning stations include:

pain management
ordering radiology investigations
infection prevention and control
laboratory and blood bank
medication and prescribing
Emergency Department and acute admissions
outpatient overview
completing electronic discharge summaries
accessing the High Dependency Unit (HCC)
cultural competence with Maori and Pacific patients.
Postgraduate Year 1 training s...