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Coronary Intervention

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been a mainstay in the contemporary management of acute coronary syndromes (heart attacks) and coronary artery disease since the 1990s. It is an ever-developing technology whereby atherosclerotic plaques in coronary (heart) arteries which are responsible for acute coronary syndromes and coronary artery disease can be treated in a Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory (Cath Lab) with minimally-invasive approaches through either the wrist or groin blood ve...

Critical Care

... Dependency Unit (HDU) where patients require extra monitoring above what can be safely provided in the wards are cared for.
Critical Care is located in a state-of-the-art facility in the Waikato Hospital’s Meade Clinical Centre. The new area is near the Emergency Department, operating theatres and main hospital circulation routes.
It provides a healing and a supportive environment for patients and families, as well as ideal conditions for staff attending to patients.

The Critical Care team co...

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...

COVID-19: Restricted visiting Waikato DHB hospitals

... allowed. A key support person is someone who has been identified by the patient to provide necessary emotional and/or practical support to that individual during their stay.

A key support person may attend 24/7 in the following areas:

Delivery Suite
Emergency Department
Women’s Assessment Unit
Paediatrics
Intensive Care Unit
Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre

We are not able to accommodate any physical visiting to HRBC at this time. We encourage the use of technology to stay in contact with loved...

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)
anaesthesia
cultural competence with Maori and Pacific patients.
Postgraduate Year 1 training s...

Visiting rules and tips

... allowed. A key support person is someone who has been identified by the patient to provide necessary emotional and/or practical support to that individual during their stay.

A key support person may attend 24/7 in the following areas:

Delivery Suite
Emergency Department
Women’s Assessment Unit
Paediatrics
Intensive Care Unit

Other areas:
One key support person per patient only will be allowed in the inpatient wards during normal visiting hours only (11am – 1.30pm and 4pm – 8pm daily).

All k...

COVID-19 testing

... taste
• stomach bug (diarrhoea or vomiting)
 

RATs for healthcare and critical workers can be ordered online.

If you need immediate or urgent help, do not hesitate to seek medical care by calling 111 for an ambulance or going to your nearest hospital emergency department. Let staff know straight away that you’re concerned you may have symptoms associated with COVID-19.

It is free to get a COVID-19 test.
All GPs are able to provide assessment and testing – please phone your practice first. 
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