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acute clinical episodes, such as a cardiac arrest
environmental hazards, such as a hazardous substance spill
breaches of security
an unexpected influx of acutely ill patients (such as a multi-casualty incident or public health emergency).
Depending on the event, this type of incident can have a major impact on one part of the hospital...
Advice following minor head injury – Accident and Emergency Department Waikato Hospital (G1415HWF)
Brain Injury Information (ABI)
Brain Injury Waikato
Concussion – information for patients and their families – Occupational Therapy (G1628HWF)
Splenectomy and Hyposplenism – Information for Patients (Doc ID: 5440)
Going home following cardiac surgery – information for patients and their families (G1320WHF)
Sometimes they work purely in teams so that the team of the consultant works when that consultant works; on other occasions, there has to be ‘x’ number of house officers on with a registrar; or only house officers (not Year 1 house officers in the first six months of their employment) working nights; or registrars on advanced training schemes may be required to only work two sets of nights in a one...
1. Do I need immediate/urgent help?YES - Dial 111 for an ambulance, or go to your nearest hospital emergency department: Waikato Hospital,Thames Hospital, Tokoroa Hospital, Te Kuiti Hospital and Taumarunui Hospital.
NO - Call Healthline 0800 611 116. Free 24 hour health advice. They will tell you the best place to go.
2. Can this wait 24 hours?YES - Contact your general practitioner (GP). However if your c...
Cardiothoracic surgery and vascular ward, cath lab
Intraoperative services (includes theatres DOSA, PACU, interventional radiology areas)
Acute Medical (assessment) Unit
Regional dialysis in-centre
Child health – paediatric medical and surgical wards; Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Health of older people (DHB)
Rural hospitals placement areas
Everyone must wear a face covering at our hospitals (unless they have an exemption) and physical distancing of 2m will be in place, as per the regulations around public places.
A reminder that our Emergency Department remains open. However, please do ensure this is used for emergencies only.
Anyone needing immediate or urgent help should seek medical care by calling 111 for an ambulance or going to their nearest hospital emergency department...
Main Department – Meade Clinical Centre
6 x Philips Digital Diagnost Rooms located in MCC which cover IP’s, OP’s, GP referrals. Rooms have wireless detectors and are stitching compatible.
ED – 24/7 Acute Services
2 x dedicated ED rooms currently with Philips Digital Diagnost Units (to be replaced early 2019)
4 bedded Resus suite with a dedicated ceiling mounted CR Unit (to be replaced early 2019 with a 2 x 2 DR unit).
Dedicated OPG Room
Philips Easy Diagnost (which w...
Cardiothoracic & Vascular surgery; Cath lab
Intraoperative services (includes theatres, DOSA, PACU)
Acute Medical (assessment) Unit
Regional Dialysis in-centre
Child Health – Paediatric medical ward; Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Health of Older People within the DHB
Rural Hospitals placement areas:
Thames hospital – Emergency Dept, and w...