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Admin tool

Support information for staff using the SmartHealth admin tool.

Transparency statement

This transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information gathered about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards.

Waikato District Health Board does not does not have any law enforcement, regulatory compliance responsibilities, and does not gather any information for these purposes.

The security of our staff, those in our care and our premises is managed in accordance with a number of pro...

Privacy statement

Your privacyYour privacy is important to us. This document provides you with details about SmartHealth and how your information will be used and kept secure.  In this document “we”, “us” or “our” refers to Waikato DHB.

Information that you provide or that your clinicians provide to you while using SmartHealth services will be used to deliver health information and services to you and provide you with better care.

What is "SmartHealth"?Waikato DHB’s SmartHealth system, which includes...

COVID-19 information for pregnant women and new mums

If you are pregnant or due to give birth soon, hearing about COVID 19 cases in the Waikato community can be stressful. The information in this section will hopefully take some of the uncertainty away and give you information about what Waikato maternity services are available to you, and the COVID-19 changes Waikato Hospital and many of the primary birth facilities have made to services to keep you, your baby, your whānau and our staff safe during this time.

This section also gives practical in...

Who do we share patient information with?

We share patient information with others involved in your care, such as your GP and other district health boards (DHBs).

If you are registered with a GP or medical centre, it is important for them to know about your assessment and treatment in hospital. Waikato GPs have access to your clinical record on our clinical computer system. This includes information such as your hospital test results, appointments, medications and treatments. If your GP is accessing this computer information about you,...

Information Services (IT)

Information technology plays a vital role in the New Zealand health sector. At Waikato DHB we have a large number of clinical and non-clinical applications, and are working through a comprehensive process of integrating and updating them. We have some very exciting new technologies to help clinical staff, and some smart ways of doing business more effectively and online.

Careers range from help desk services through to business analysts, IS engineers and architects, programme and project manage...