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Is Whangarei getting a new hospital?

Is Whangarei getting a new hospital?

Opening in May 2021, the new Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and two new Operating Theatres were heralded as the next Capital projects to be completed, but the highlight of the morning tea was the presentation of plans for a completely new Whangarei Hospital.

How old is Whangarei hospital?

The grand opening of Whangarei Hospital was on 4 April 1901. The Minister of Health was scheduled to come, but did not, leaving the mayor to officiate. A collection was taken up among the crowd which raised money for the hospital. Ten pounds and six shillings were collected.

How many beds does Whangarei hospital have?

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Premises name Whangarei Hospital
Address 115 Maunu Road Woodhill Whangarei 0110
Total beds 249
Service types Maternity, Surgical, Medical, Psychiatric, Mental health, Childrens health

How busy is Whangarei hospital?

Whangarei Hospital is busy with an overflowing emergency department. In October, the district health board failed to meet its target of 95 per cent of patients spending less than six hours in ED, with just 84.2 per cent being seen in this time. In November, this number worsened to 82.8 per cent.

How many ICU beds are in Whangarei Hospital?

7 bed
7 bed Intensive Care Unit and High Dependency Unit – Helicopter retrievals and transfers. 24 hour Emergency Department.

How do you pay for parking at Whangarei Hospital?

Pay machines are located in the car parks and inside the foyer of the hospital (near main entrance). The machine will tell you how much you need to pay for parking. You can pay with cash, eftpos or credit card. Return to your vehicle.

How many hospitals are in New Zealand?

Hospitals. There are around 220 hospitals (public and private) in New Zealand.

What’s the meaning of ICU?

Intensive care unit
ICU: Intensive care unit. The intensive care unit is a designated area of a hospital facility that is dedicated to the care of patients who are seriously ill.

What time is visiting hours at Whangarei Hospital?

Visiting Hours VISITING IN THE CORONARY CARE UNIT IS RESTRICTED to 11am – 1pm and 3pm – 8pm. Patient rest period 1pm – 3pm. Visiting ends at 8pm. Unless special arrangements have been made with the nurse in charge of the ward, visitors are required to leave the hospital at 8.00pm.

What is the biggest hospital in New Zealand?

Auckland City Hospital
Auckland City Hospital is New Zealand’s largest public hospital and clinical research facility.

Is medical free in New Zealand?

Healthcare in New Zealand is a mixture of free services and subsidised services (where you pay a fee to cover some of the costs). For example: most hospital visits and visits to the family General Practitioner (GP) for children aged under 13 are free.

What kind of hospital is Whangarei in Northland?

Whangarei Hospital is Northland District Health Board’s (DHB’s) main hospital. It is a secondary hospital, providing specialist care to all of Northland. Services include:Information for Patients Our approach to your care

When is the DHB nursing service in Whangarei open?

Referrals must be made by a medical professional. Patients may not self-refer. Patient must be housebound or have complex wounds to be seen at home. Open today 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The service is open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Sunday.

Where is the intensive care unit in Whangarei?

Welcome to Whangarei Intensive Care Unit. Whangarei Base Hospital, Maunu Road, Whangarei, 0110. Tweet. On Monday morning our Regs will be showcasing the hard work everyone on the unit has put in over the last few months by presenting their audits!

How to contact the chaplain at Whangarei hospital?

Tena koe, kei konei matou hei awhina atu I a koe.… Chaplains visit all patients regularly. If you wish, they can arrange for a person from your own religious or cultural organisation to visit you.… If English is not your first language and you need help, ask for our interpreting service. Card operated phones are available in the main foyers.