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Allied Health

… Development Centre (CDC)
Newborn Hearing Screening
Key personnel

Lindsay Pooley
Manager Allied Health

LocationAllied health staff are located in hospital settings and in community-based services throughout the Waikato DHB district.

Please refer to your appointment letter or to the specific service for location and contact information.

Professional management and leadership is based at Waikato Hospital.

Public Health Nurses

… health or social
B4 School checks
Continence assessment; bed wetting, soiling .
Communicable disease; contact tracing, screening and follow-up of cases
Health promotion and awareness
Individual health referral
Referrals for "Did Not Attend" appointment follow up
LocationPublic health nurses are located at most community bases across the Waikato DHB. They can meet with their clients at preschools, schools, on home visits, at workplaces, at a venue of choice or clinic rooms.


Child Development Centre

… Waikato Hospital's Emergency Department.  It shares the building with the Artifical Limb Centre.

There are a very small number of parking spaces close to the centre, but these are for people with disabilities (please advise us in advance of your appointment so we can try to ensure a park if available). The Pembroke Street Carpark Building is just up the road from the centre, on the same side.  Otherwise there is the main carpark building on the other side of the hospital campus, or some l…

Preparing for hospital

… misplace your letter, use the main hospital number.
Make your surgery or treatment a priority. If for any reason you are not able to come, you must let the service know as soon as possible.
If you are having a general anaesthetic, about a week before your appointment a nurse will contact you and ask some questions to make sure you are still fit, willing and able to have your procedure. You will also be given any further instructions on preparation for your surgery, and this is a good time to di…

Commissioner and committees

… Waikato District Health Board members (both elected and appointed) with a commissioner. Read the background to this announcement. The intent is to return to an elected board in 2022.

Details of committees and meeting dates will change following the appointment of the Commissioner. This page will be updated accordingly.

Dame Karen Poutasi

Deputy commissioners
Chad Paraone
Emeritus Professor Margaret Wilson

Clinical advisor to the Commissioner
Mr Andrew Connolly

MeetingsEvery mo…


… consulting servicesProvided through gynaecology clinics. We provide secondary and tertiary care to women who require assessment and ongoing management throughout their pregnancy in our antenatal clinics.

Early Pregnancy Assessment ClinicA referral and appointment based unit that provides support and acts as a link to further care management that women may need.

Fertility ServicesWaikato DHB offers publicly funded fertility consultations and treatments through Fertility Associates.

Publicly f…

Testing positive for COVID-19

… test for COVID-19.
Monitor your symptoms:
If you start to feel worse or have general COVID questions.

- Call the COVID Healthline on 0800 358 5453 free to call, 24 hours a day.
If your other medical conditions are worrying you and you need a clinical appointment
- Call your GP/primary care team and let them know you are isolating with COVID-19. You will not have to pay for any COVID-19 related medical costs.

In an emergency call 111

If you or a family member become very unwell or has diffi…

COVID-19 Vaccination

… children to your GP). Anyone can drop into a mobile vaccination clinic with the weekly schedule updated at Mobile Vaccination Clinics.

Bookings for COVID-19 vaccinations 5+ in Aotearoa New Zealand can be made through Book My Vaccine. Or by booking an appointment with the COVID Vaccination Healthline team on 0800 28 29 26 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week).   

You can also get your vaccinations from participating pharmacies, GP practices or a community health provider or visit…

What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11-year-olds?

… encouragement to help your tamariki feel relaxed 
Make sure they have had something to eat and drink
Check they’re wearing clothes that make it easy to see and access their upper arm.
If they’re a little nervous, they’re welcome to take something to the appointment that will distract them, like a soft toy or phone. 

If your tamariki have had previous reactions to immunisations, let your vaccinator know, speak to your whānau doctor prior to the appointment, or talk to a trained advisor on the C…

Induction of labour (IOL) at Waikato Hospital

… its own.

Induction may be recommended for:

women who are overdue (more than 41 weeks)
growth issues with your baby
diabetes in pregnancy
other conditions that may affect you or your baby’s health.
Generally, induction is planned in advance during an appointment at the antenatal clinic. A date and time will be discussed for you to come in to Waikato Hospital. We also recommend you discuss your midwife’s involvement in the process with them.  

For a small group of women the decision to have a…