Information System Outage and Services Update
Information for patients in relation to the cyber security event on 18 May, 2021.
Your clinic appointment
Advice and reminders so you are well prepared for your clinic appointment.
Community health transport shuttles
These are Waikato DHB-funded services staffed by volunteers, and are for transport to and from health appointments and admissions. Pre-booking is important.
About the National Travel Assistance programme (NTA), who is eligible and how to apply.
Your hospital stay
What happens from referral to discharge.
Things to do if we are visiting you at home.
Summary of your rights and what to do if you have concerns.
Return of body tissue
How and when to make a request.
Your personal information and privacy
What we ask for, who we share it with, and how to request access to your clinical record.
No smoking or vaping
Absolutely no smoking and no vaping in our building and on our grounds. We can support you to be smokefree during your stay with free clean nicotine products available on our wards.
Managing your blood before and after surgery
Information about why blood management is important, questions you may want to ask you health care team, managing anaemic patients, and blood transfusions.
Everything you need to know if you've been booked for a video appointment.