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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 Level 3

... 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.

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. 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...

Public Health Advisory and Development (PHAD)

... health intelligence and leadership through evidence based information, advice and practice.

Our functions:

Inform public health programmes and direction through research, evaluation and analysis of relevant data.
Advocate for public health outcomes in policy and planning at a local, regional, and national level.
Collaborate with local Government and community organisations to positively impact the health of our communities.
Provide GIS support to inform evidence based population health assess...

Taumarunui Hospital

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
Click here for more informationTaumarunui Hospital is a rural hospital 160 kilometres south of Hamilton. It serves the King Country and northern Ruapehu districts, and is part of Waikato District Health Board.

Thames Hospital

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
Click here for more informationThames Hospital is a secondary level hospital 100 kilometres north of Hamilton. It serves the Thames, Coromandel Peninsula, Hauraki and Paeroa areas. Thames Hospital has a 24 hour emergency department, and covers the usual range of general surgery and general medicine.  Thames Hospital is part of the Waikato District Health Board.


Te Kuiti Maternity Resource Centre

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
Click here for more informationThe Maternity Resource Centre supports women during their pregnancy, after baby is born and beyond to access a range of community resources and social services to improve their health with a strong focus on the wellbeing of the mums, babies and young children.

Services and information available include:

A room equipped for Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) midwives
Well child service providers
Health and community workers includ...

Rhoda Read Continuing Care

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
Click here for more informationRhoda Read Continuing Care facility is part of Waikato District Health Board and located in Morrinsville, about 30 kilometres northeast of Hamilton.