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Visiting Hours

… 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.
All gang regalia, patches or gang colours must be removed.

Visiting Hours

… 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.
All gang regalia, patches or gang colours must be removed.

During your hospital stay

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
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.

Research approval (Locality Authorisation) process

It is important to be familiar with the Waikato DHB Research policy and Informed Consent policy and the National Ethics Advisory Committee (NEAC) standards. Any study that includes the administration of medicines to patients must adhere to the Waikato DHB Clinical Trial Medicines Management protocol.

Waikato DHB does not have its own Ethics Committee. We rely on Health & Disability Ethics Committees (HDEC) or Institutional Ethics Committees (IEC). The research approval process is the locali…

Waikato primary birth facilities - labour, birth and postnatal care during COVID-19

… wearing a mask – you will be able to remove this once you have settled into the birthing room.
Support people in primary birth facilities during birth and for postnatal stay 

Please contact your birth centre to find out about their current support person policy for labour and birth and their current visitor policy.
Please ensure your support person staying with you for postnatal care has also packed a bag.
Your support person(s) will need to arrive at the birth centre wearing a mask.
If you ha…

General health information

… health resources and information on health topics, diseases and conditions, medications, health services and healthy living advice.

www.healthnavigator.org.nz

Ministry of HealthThe government ministry responsible for health and disability funding and policy: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders. They have a very comprehensive section on health topics/conditions. 

www.health.govt.nz and particularly the section Your health A-Z

Focus of work

… research and consultancy.
Encouraging coordination between primary and secondary care, community and residential services.
Providing a mechanism by which productive links can be fostered between clinicians and academics in regard to clinical care, research, policy and education.
Supporting the development of research skills for Waikato DHB staff and the University of Auckland.
Providing leadership in the critical examination of current trends and evidence-based practice in rehabilitation and ol…

Cultural competence and cultural safety for health professionals

… whānau.

The Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act, 2003, requires all health professionals to demonstrate cultural competence. 

Caring for Māori clients and their whānau
Ko Awatea course
Tikanga Best Practice Guidelines (Waikato DHB)
Māori Health Policy (Waikato DHB)
He Korowai Oranga (Ministry of Health)
Caring for people and working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgroundsHealthcare professionals work with people and care for people from culturally and ling…