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What sort of time commitment do I have to make?

Most of our positions require a weekly rostered time commitment of three to four hours. The majority of our positions are Mon-Fri and within the hours of 8.30am – 4pm.

Patients, families, visitors and staff must be able to depend on volunteers so we ask for a minimum commitment of at least three months.

Volunteers are asked to volunteer for no more than 16 hours a week. Most volunteers gift four hours of their time once or twice a week.

Volunteers usually take a three to four week break over...

Resources for patients

Jabber Guest – Patient guidesJabber guest is the app required to have a virtual consultation. Follow the instructions in these guides to access the Jabber Guest app on various mobile devices and internet browsers.

Jabber Guest Patient Instructions Android
Jabber Guest Patient Instructions Chrome
Jabber Guest Patient Instructions Internet Explorer
Jabber Guest Patient Instructions iPhone iPad
Webex – Patient guides
Webex Meetings - Patient smart device
Webex Meetings - Patient web browser

Telehealth

Telehealth is the term for the use of information and communication technologies to deliver health care when patients and care providers are not in the same physical location.

To be effective, telehealth relies on fast broadband internet services. Telehealth enables health professionals to diagnose illnesses and provide treatment without being in the room with the patient. Health care-related education, research and evaluation can also take place remotely. Telehealth has many benefits including...

Children's ear clinic

... the ear nurse for advice on: glue ear assessment and management, wax/foreign body removal, grommet checks, treatment of discharging ears.

Please note clinics may be cancelled without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. Clinic will be closed for staff breaks. These will be noted on clinic door

After treatment

The effects of radiation treatment accumulates which means your side effects may get worse for up to two weeks after your course of treatment is complete. After this point, they should gradually subside.

Staff will educate you about continued management of these side effects in your final few days of radiation treatment.

Follow-up appointment
Once you have completed radiation therapy treatment you will be given a follow-up appointment with your Radiation Oncologist/Registrar.
The appointment m...

Visiting Hours

... visit outside these hours, please discuss with the Nurse Coordinator or Charge Nurse.

We do secure the front door from 4pm so please ring the bell if you arrive after this time.
Night time security of the building is important for both the residents and staff, with a security service providing night time checks.
Visiting policy
If you have a cold, diarrhoea, viral illness or are generally feeling unwell, please do not visit patients.
Children under 14 must be supervised and accompanied by an a...

Visiting Hours

... outside these hours, please discuss with the Nurse Coordinator or Charge Nurse.

We do secure the front door from 4pm, so please ring the bell if you arrive after this time.
Night time security of the building is important for both the residents and staff, with a security service providing night time checks.
Visiting policy
If you have a cold, diarrhoea, viral illness or are generally feeling unwell, please do not visit patients.
Children under 14 must be supervised and accompanied by an adult....

During your hospital stay

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 2
Click here for more informationOur aim is to give you excellent care and support while you are here. Our staff will explain what is happening each step of the way. Please ask us if you have concerns or don’t understand something. We welcome your comments and feedback.

Spiritual support and hospital chaplains

... provide spiritual support and comfort, prayer, scripture readings and other religious services on request, including Holy Communion.
Chaplaincy assistants (volunteers) are trained to help our chaplains in their work.

ContactAsk ward/clinic reception staff, or Enquiries to request a chaplain for you.

Or phone 07 839 8899 and ask for the duty chaplain.

Chaplaincy team
Sister Marie Finn.
Pastor Sonny Poutapu.
Rev Julian Perkins.
Pastor Bruce Sligo.
Quiet roomA quiet room is available for reflec...

No smoking or vaping

We have a no smoking, no vaping policy that applies to all patients, visitors and staff. Whether you are coming to us for a clinic appointment or a hospital stay, you must not smoke or vape anywhere inside our buildings or on our grounds.

It is routine for our staff to ask all patients if they smoke and to offer you options to help you be smokefree during your stay. If you let us know, we can provide clean nicotine products on the wards (e.g. patches, lozenges or gum). 

We can also refer you t...