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Accessing your personal information/clinical record

... for in the Privacy Act). 
Before releasing personal information it will be checked to make sure that confidential information remains confidential and that other people's privacy is protected.
Requests must be made in writing, preferably using the Patient’s clinical notes release request form.
Our staff must offer you reasonable help with making the request, including how you can meet the personal identification requirements.

Step 3: Register your research online

... Approval of Research Form and requirements for Māori consultation will be emailed to the primary contact for the project, along with an outline of the next steps and timeframes.
Send all relevant documentation (such as Ethics approval letter, protocol, patient information and consent sheets) to the Research Office (via email). 
Please feel free to contact us for advice on ethics requirements, finance requirements or other queries.
Legal templates for trial agreements and indemnities are also a...

Combined Stroke Service

Combined Stroke ServiceOur service works in collaboration with Waikato Hospital’s Acute Medical Unit (AMU) to provide a patient care pathway for patients experiencing a stroke or a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).

The service involves both acute and rehabilitation components and involves intensive interdisciplinary teamwork to enable best outcomes for stroke patients.

Location214 Pembroke Street, Hamilton
Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building, Level 1

ContactPhone 07 839 8899 for all hosp...

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General enquiries
07 839 8899

All departments and services
07 839 8899

Postal address
Waikato District Health Board
Pembroke Street
Private Bag 3200
Hamilton 3240

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Speech Language Therapy

Speech Language TherapyThe Speech Language Therapy Department (SLT) at Waikato Hospital provides in-patient and out-patient services for people in the Waikato region. We have inpatient and outpatient services at Waikato Hospital, and outreach clinics in Thames, Tokoroa and Te Kuiti. 

Speech Language Therapy involves

assessment and diagnosis
rehabilitation services that are tailored to individual needs
advice on the use of compensatory strategies, including the use of alternative and assistive...

Picture Archiving & Communication System (PACS)

... Viewer integrated with CWS or as a stand alone web viewer  (from July 2018). This will be extended to external users following its introduction internally.
Karisma Radiology Information System. This system provides all the examination details for every patient referred for  Radiology at the DHB. Patient demographics are supplied by adt feed from iPM. Results are messaged directly from  Karisma to CWS, PACS and via Healthlink to external referrers.
All Radiology imaging studies from Waikato, BOP...

Visiting rules and tips

COVID-19: Restricted visiting for all Waikato DHB Hospitals 
Waikato District Health Board welcomes whānau and acknowledges the important role they play in supporting patients staying in hospital or coming for an appointment.

To help keep our patients, staff and community safe we are continuing to restrict visitors at our sites.

The purpose of our policy is to reduce risk of infection in our hospitals and to keep our most vulnerable people safe. Surgical masks must be worn at all times at all...

Kaitiaki cultural support

Kaitiaki Frontline Service offers cultural support for Maaori and their whaanau, who are accessing General Hospital services in Waiora Waikato, Tokoroa, Te Kuiti, Thames and Taumaranui hospitals.

When Māori turoro/patients and their whaanau need Kaitiaki intervention/support ask your ward staff to make a referral to Kaitiaki.

What is the role of Kaitiaki?
To offer hauora advice and understanding about your clinical cares, treatment and discharge pathway whilst being a patient keeping your Māor...

Clinical Workstation

Clinical Workstation is available for GPs to use to help assist them in the care of their patients. GPs MUST obtain patient consent before accessing patient information within CWS. Verbal consent is acceptable.

D122A Electronic Prescribing - GP View
D01A Logging into Clinical Workstation
D01B Logging into Clinical Workstation via Medtech
D01C Logging into Clinical Workstation via the web portal
D03A Using the Tree Pane
D06A Searching for Patients in Clinical Workstation
D10A Icons in Clinical W...

How are we tracking?

... us. Your feedback helps us improve our services. We use feedback forms, formal complaints, and surveys to listen to our service users, their families and carers.

Learning from adverse events

Waikato DHB Learning from adverse events: latest report.
Patient Flow

When patients are referred to our hospitals for specialist services, the time it takes patients to get their first specialist assessment with the hospital consultant is measured by the Ministry of Health. How we are tracking compared t...