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COVID-19 public information

… measures are still in effect at all Te Whatu Ora Waikato hospitals and healthcare provider facilities.

The COVID-19 protections remain in place at our healthcare facilities to help keep our most vulnerable people safe.

For more information on our visiting policy: www.waikatodhb.health.nz/visitors  

These continued protections reflect the level of ongoing COVID-19 transmission in our community and the increased risk for many of those in our care.

Thank you for your continued understanding an…

Overseas applicants

… provide any required supporting documentation should you be made an offer of employment.

To support your application and make the process as easy as possible Waikato District Health Board has accreditation under the Talent (Accredited Employers) Work Policy. This provides a pathway for health professionals to be appointed to a position that may not have been possible under the work visa/permit scheme.

The best way to ensure that your application is processed efficiently is to ensure that when…

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…

Allied Health

… in hospital inpatient or outpatient environments.

Career path opportunities for allied health professionals include clinical specialist, clinical generalist, management and leadership, project work, teaching and research, consultant/advisor, health policy and planning and health promotion and education.

Allied Health professionals have varying qualification and registration requirements, and the range of careers available is vast including: anaesthetic technicians, audiologists, audiometrists…

Key support person

COVID-19: Visitor policy in Alert Level 1
Click here for more informationA patient or their family can nominate a key support person for emotional and practical support, and they will be able to stay with the patient for longer than the normal visiting hours. They are welcome to visit from 8am to 8pm.

A key support person is typically a loved one, for example, a spouse, partner, adult child, parent, sibling, close friend or whānau member.

If the patient is not capable of nominating someone, th…

Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building

COVID-19: Visitor policy
Click here for more informationThis facility was purpose-built for health services related to older people and for rehabilitation services. The building includes four wards and an outpatient clinic for the Older Persons and Rehabilitation service, as well as a ward and clinic area for Mental Health Services for Older People.

It is on Pembroke Street across the road from Waikato Hospital, and joined by a pedestrian overbridge to the other hospital buildings, shops, cafes…

Tokoroa Hospital

COVID-19: Visitor policy
Click here for more informationTokoroa Hospital is a rural hospital about 90 kilometres south of Hamilton. It serves the South Waikato area, and is part of the Waikato District Health Board.

CEO expenses

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July 2014 to June 2015
July 2013 to June 2014
January to June 2013
July to December 2012
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January 2011 to June 2011
July 2010 to December 2010
The State Service Commission's (SSC) policy on disclosure of Chief Executive expenses and associated documents can be viewed on the SSC website.