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Acute Pain

Our Acute Pain Clinic provides support for patients who have been under the recent care of the Auckland Regional Pain Service.

Alcohol & Drug Community Service - CADS (Youth)

Alcohol & Drug Community Service - CADS (Youth) provides free treatment for those with alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) problems as well as family and friends concerned about another’s AOD use.

Allergy & Immunology
Allied Health

Allied Health teams at Auckland City Hospital provide a range of services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, speech-language therapy, and nutrition & dietetics.

Anaesthesia
  • Adult Anaesthesia services facilitate pain-free surgery and ensure the safety of the patient before, during and after surgery. 
  • Children – The Paediatric Anaesthetic department is located on Level Two of Starship and provides an internationally recognised, modern anaesthesia service. 
Assertive Community Outreach - ACOS (Mental Health)

Assertive Community Outreach Service (ACOS) is a clinical team within our community mental health service. It provides assertive treatment and support to service users with psychotic and mood disorders who have a pattern of problematic engagement with services and/or treatment recommendations and a history of high risk during periods of relapse.

Asthma
  • Adults – Respiratory medicine is the branch of medicine that treats people with diseases affecting the lungs and breathing, including asthma.
  • Children – Respiratory paediatricians have specialised knowledge and skills in the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of children’s chest and lung problems, including asthma.
Audiology/ Hearing

Audiology provides full audiology services to the paediatric population of Auckland and Waitematā including diagnosing hearing loss, fitting of hearing aids and auditory processing assessments. 

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Burns

The Auckland Regional Burn Service/ National Burn Service is located at Middlemore Hospital and provides treatment and rehabilitation for patients with burn injuries.

Birthcare

Birthcare aim to make your birth experience the best it can be by offering a supportive space to birth and care for your baby, and antenatal and postnatal education classes.

Blood services
  • Adult – Te Pūriri o Te Ora is our regional cancer and blood service, providing cancer care to people in Auckland and Northland, as well as specialist national services.
  • Children – Starship's Blood & Cancer Centre provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up for children and adolescents with cancer and non-malignant haematological conditions.
BreastScreen Aotearoa

BreastScreen Aotearoa is New Zealand’s free national breast screening programme for women aged between 45 and 69.

Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre

Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre is a specialist 40-bed mental health, recovery-focused, rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and intensive rehabilitation combined with a high level of clinical support in a safe environment.

National Bowel Screening Programme

The National Bowel Screening Programme is free for people aged 60 to 74 years. It aims to save lives by finding bowel cancer at an early stage when it can often be successfully treated.

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Cancer and Blood

Te Pūriri o Te Ora is our regional cancer and blood service, providing cancer care to people in Auckland and Northland, as well as specialist national services.

  • Adult – Clinical Haematology specialists provide care in haematology, medical oncology and radiation oncology.
  • Adult – Gastrointestinal Cancer Service specialises in the assessment and management of familial gastrointestinal cancer. 
  • Adult – Haemophilia Centre provides comprehensive care for people with haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders/diseases. 
  • Adult – Oncology Services are specialists in providing treatment of cancer.
  • Adult – Radiation Therapy specialises in localised treatment of cancerous and some non-cancerous tumours with radiation.
  • Children – Starship's Blood & Cancer Centre provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up for children and adolescents with cancer and non-malignant haematological conditions.
Cardiology

The Cardiology team at Auckland City Hospital has an international reputation for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

Cardiac/ Heart Conditions (Children's Health)

Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service (PCCS) is the sole provider of cardiology and cardiac surgical services for infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease in New Zealand and parts of the Pacific Basin. We provide cardiac care across the life spectrum with a fetal cardiology service through to care of those born with congenital heart disease who are now adults (ACHD). 

Cardiac Inherited Diseases (Children's Health)

Cardiac Inherited Diseases Service (CIDG) is a national network of specialist clinicians and scientists working to prevent sudden death due to inherited heart diseases.

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit

The Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) and Cardiothoracic and Vascular High Dependency Unit (CVHDU) provide intensive care and high dependency care for adults and rangitahi over 15 years old with all conditions related to heart, lung and blood vessel surgery. 

Cervical Screening

Regular cervical screening is your best protection against cervical cancer. Find out more at the National Cervical Screening Programme.

Child & Family Unit

The Child and Family Unit (CFU) is an acute psychiatric child and adolescent mental health inpatient unit located on level one of Starship Children's Hospital.

Te Puaruruhau | Child Protection

Te Puaruruhau is a health service for children and young people (0 – 18 years) who may have experienced abuse or neglect.

Starship Child Health

Starship Child Health is the leading provider of paediatric health care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, delivering family-centred care to infants, children, young people and their whānau in hospitals and the community.

Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS)

Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) is an Auckland-based organisation providing free treatment for those with alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) problems as well as family and friends concerned about another’s AOD use. 

Community Services (Adult Health)

Adult Community Services provides quality, patient-centred, self-directed care as close to home as possible.

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Department of Critical Care Medicine (DCCM)

The Department of Critical Care Medicine (DCCM) is one of the leading critical care units in New Zealand, located on the 8th floor of Auckland City Hospital. We provide intensive and high-dependency care for patients over the age of 15 for all conditions except heart, lung and blood vessel surgery. Our specialist areas of intensive care include liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation and neurological conditions.

Day Stay Unit (Children's Health)

The Day Stay Unit at Starship is a small, busy unit providing comprehensive medical and surgical care on a short term basis.

Dental – Auckland Regional Dental Service

Auckland Regional Dental Service (ARDS) is a children's community dental clinic (free for children aged 0-17 years).

Dermatology/ Skin

Once you are referred to the Dermatology Outpatient Department by your GP, you will be seen by a member of the dermatology team who will ask questions about your illness and examine your skin to try to determine or confirm the diagnosis.

Dermatology/Skin (Children's Health)

Our Dermatology team help with conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails.

Starship Children's Health runs general paediatric dermatology clinics for children referred by their GP.

Developmental Paediatrics

The Developmental Paediatric service at Starship offers assessment and management of children with significant developmental concerns, including the ongoing management of children with a disability. 

Diabetes Centre

Our Diabetes Centre is located at Greenlane Clinical Centre. Diabetes is a group of conditions which cause high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. 

Diabetes & Endocrinology (Children's Health)

Starship Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrine Service is a regional service providing care for children with diabetes and endocrine disorders throughout the greater Auckland area.

Dual Disability Regional Mental Health

The Regional Dual Disability Mental Health Service provides support for people with intellectual disability who also have significant mental health concerns. 

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Ear Clinics (Children's Health)

Mobile ear clinics provide ear services to children.

Ears, Nose and Throat (Adult Health)

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  This area of medicine is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, the head and the neck.

Ears, Nose and Throat (Children's Health)

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  This area of medicine is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, the head and the neck.

Emergency (Adult Health)

Auckland City Hospital's Adult Emergency Department (ED) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency (Children's Health)

The Starship Children’s Emergency Department specialise in meeting the needs of acutely ill or injured children and young people.

Endocrinology

Endocrinology specialises in evaluating and treating suspected endocrine gland and metabolic bone disorders. 

Equipment Returns (Allied Health)

The Equipment Returns page provides information relating to equipment given to patients by their Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to help with mobility and function at home, for example, wheelchairs, walking aides, and bathroom equipment.

Eye Health/ Opthalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the health of eyes and their surrounding tissues including muscles, bones, eyelids, and tear production/drainage systems. 

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Family Options Respite Programme

Family Options NASC is a regional Needs Assessment & Service Coordination (NASC) service that is responsible for the co-ordination of supports for children with short term health related needs or children with long term, chronic health conditions.

Fertility PLUS

Fertility PLUS provide a comprehensive range of fertility investigations and treatments, and have helped thousands of couples fulfil their hopes of starting a family.

Fetal Medicine Network

Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) is a branch of Women’s Health which includes high-risk pregnancy where the mother or baby or both has a problem. 

Forensic Psychiatry

Mason Clinic Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services is for people who have a mental illness and/or intellectual disability within the context of criminal offending.

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Gastric Conditions (Adult Health)

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre provides services to the Auckland District Health Board (DHB) catchment area via GP referral and tertiary services via specialist referral from other DHBs.

Gastric Conditions (Children's Health)

Starship's Gastroenterology/ Hepatology service provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and long term follow-up for children and adolescents with a wide range of gastrointestinal and liver conditions. 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre provides services to the Auckland District Health Board (DHB) catchment area via GP referral and tertiary services via specialist referral from other DHBs.

Gastrointestinal Cancer Service

The Gastrointestinal Cancer Service comprises a multidisciplinary team that specialises in the assessment and management of familial gastrointestinal cancer.

General Medicine

General Medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases affecting the internal organs of the body in adults.

General Surgery

In broad terms general surgery can be said to deal with a wide range of conditions within the abdomen, breast, neck, skin and, in many hospitals, vascular (blood vessel) system.

Genetic Health Service

Genetic Health Service NZ are a national service who provide expert genetic diagnostics and genetic counselling services, providing assistance, advice and education in managing genetic conditions.

Gynaecology

The general gynaecology service provides care to women living in the Auckland DHB catchment of Central Auckland.

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Haematology

Haematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the blood and blood-forming organs. 

Haemophilia Centre

The Haemophilia Centre provides comprehensive care for haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders/diseases. 

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Immunology

Immunology is the tertiary referral centre for diagnosis and treatment of allergy and other immune disease (immune deficiency and some autoimmunity).

Infection Prevention (Children's Health)

The Infection Prevention team consists of a small team of Infection Control Nurse Specialists who cover all areas of the Auckland District Health Board.

Infectious Disease

The infectious diseases service at Auckland City Hospital contributes to the care of people with a wide variety of infections both within the hospital and in the Auckland/Northland community.

Infectious Diseases (Children's Health)

The Infectious Diseases Service provides care for children with complex, severe or chronic infectious diseases such as bacterial meningitis, tuberculosis, HIV, newborn infections and rheumatic fever.

Infertility

Fertility PLUS provide a comprehensive range of fertility investigations and treatments, and have helped thousands of couples fulfil their hopes of starting a family.

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Kari Centre (Community)

The Kari Centre is a secondary mental health service that provides support for moderate to severe mental health conditions that cause a significant impact on a child/young person’s (rangatahi) functioning.

Kidney Disorders/ Renal

Renal medicine, or nephrology, is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis and treatment of people with diseases and conditions of the kidneys.

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Labour and Birthing Suite

Our Labour and Birthing Suite at Auckland City Hospital is one of the largest maternity units in New Zealand. We also provide care to women who need greater levels of specialist care.

LabPlus

LabPLUS is the tertiary referral medical laboratory of Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.

Liver Transplant Unit

The NZ Liver Transplant Unit provides a range of liver services.

Lotofale Pacific Mental Health

Lotofale Pacific Mental Health Service aims to optimise the mental health and general wellbeing of adult Pacific Islanders in central Auckland who have serious mental health problems.

Lungs/ Respiratory

Respiratory medicine is the branch of medicine that treats people with diseases affecting the lungs and breathing.

Lungs/ Respiratory (Children's Health)

The Starship Respiratory Department provides specialist respiratory paediatric care for children across New Zealand with complex or severe lung problems.

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Mason Clinic - Forensic Psychiatry

Mason Clinic Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services is for people who have a mental illness and/or intellectual disability within the context of criminal offending.

Māori Mental Health (Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro)

Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro Services for Māori is a kaupapa Māori community mental health service for adults run by Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

Maternity/ Pregnancy - National Women's Health

National Women's Health provides comprehensive maternity care for women and babies during pregnancy and after birth.

Mental Health Unit (Acute) - Te Whetu Tawera (Adult health)

Te Whetu Tawera is Te Toka Tumai Auckland’s Acute Mental Health Unit for Adults. It has 58 beds, which includes 12 Intensive Care Unit beds. 

Mental Health (Community)

The Te Toka Tumai Auckland Community Mental Health services provide a range of services for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress. 

Mental Health (Older Adult)

Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) provides support to help older people experiencing serious mental health problems reach their best possible function and wellness. 

Metabolic (Children's Health)

The Metabolic Service, while based in Auckland at Starship Children's Health, is a National Metabolic Service that sees children and adults from all around the country. We are on call for the whole country and do at least annual clinics in almost all DHBs, depending on the need.

Midwives (Community)

Community Team Midwives | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

Midwives - High Risk

The High Risk Midwifery Team are experts in caring for women who need extra care during pregnancy. 

Mobility Services - Wheelchair and Seating Assessment

Mobility Solutions provides a service to people of all ages whose mobility and seating requirements are long term, complex and require individualised components.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Team | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

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Nephrology (Children's Health)

Nephrology is a branch of medicine which looks at the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of children with diseases affecting the kidneys and urinary drainage system (ureters & bladder).

Neurology (Adult health)

Neurology is the study of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord and nerves), how it controls various parts of the body and the diseases and disorders that may affect it.

Neurology (Children's Health)

Paediatric neurology is the branch of medicine that diagnoses and manages babies, children and teenagers who have disorders of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.

Neurosurgery (Adult health)

Neurosurgery is the surgical specialty that deals with diseases or disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

Neurosurgery (Children's Health)

Neurosurgery is the surgical specialty that deals with diseases or disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

Newborn Services

Starship Newborn Services is a multidisciplinary team specialising in caring for newborn babies with medical, surgical and complex health needs.

Northern Health School

The Northern Health School is one of three schools set up by the Ministry of Education to provide educational support for children with high health needs.

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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the health of eyes and their surrounding tissues including muscles, bones, eyelids, and tear production/drainage systems.

Oral Health (Children's health)

Hospital & Specialist Dentistry - Regional Service | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

Oral Health (Regional)

Hospital & Specialist Dentistry - Regional Service | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

Organ Donation

The primary responsibility of Organ Donation New Zealand (ODNZ) is to coordinate the donation of organs and tissues from deceased New Zealand donors for transplant in New Zealand and sometimes Australia. 

Orthopaedics/ Bones

Orthopaedics covers the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of bones, joints and muscles. 

Orthopaedics/ Bones (Children's Health)

Orthopaedics covers the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of bones, joints and muscles. 

Otorhinolaryngology (Adult health)

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  This area of medicine is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, the head and the neck.

Otorhinolaryngology (Children's health)

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  This area of medicine is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, the head and the neck.

Occupational Therapy

The Adult Community Occupational Therapy Service provides rehabilitation utilising the Person, Environment and Occupation model of care, to optimise clients’ health and well-being in the community.

Older People's Health

Older People's Health looks after the over 65-year-old population of Central Auckland and offers assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services.

Oncology

The Oncology service is part of the Regional Cancer and Blood Service at Auckland District Health Board. Our teams are specialists in providing care in haematology, medical oncology and radiation oncology. 

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Pacific Health

The aim of the Pacific Health service is to contribute to the health improvement of Pacific Peoples by improving access for Pacific people to hospital care.

Paediatric Cardiology

The Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service (PCCS) are the sole provider of cardiology and cardiac surgical services for infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease in New Zealand and parts of the Pacific Basin.

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Starship is a national service for children requiring intensive care for longer than 24 hours and a regional service for all children requiring intensive care or high dependency care.

Pain - Acute Pain Clinic

Acute Pain Clinic - Nurse Led | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

Pain (Regional)

The Auckland Regional Pain Service (TARPS) provides quality pain management to the people of Auckland and beyond. TARPS provides outpatient services including clinical assessment and management of acute and chronic pain utilising a multidisciplinary approach.

Palliative Care (Children's Health)

The Paediatric Palliative Care Team is based at Starship Children's Hospital.

National Perinatal Pathology Service

The National Perinatal Pathology Service provides non-coronial post-mortems, including internal, external and placenta examination.

Physiotherapy

The Allied Health Community Physiotherapy Team is an adult rehabilitation service for people with long term health conditions and / or disability support needs.

Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery covers a wide range of different surgical procedures that repair, reconstruct or replace structures in many different parts of the body including the skin, face and head, hands, breast and stomach.

Pohutukawa Clinic Adult Auckland Sexual Assault Assessment and Treatment Services

The Pohutukawa Clinic is a specialist medical service for anyone age 18 or over who has been sexually assaulted or abused.  

Pregnancy

National Women's Health provides comprehensive maternity care for women and babies during pregnancy and after birth.

Primary Options for Acute Care

The POAC service provides healthcare professionals access to a range of coordinated services to prevent unplanned and avoidable acute hospital attendances.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a free 8 week group programme for patients with chronic lung diseases (such as COPD) who have developed physical and emotional symptoms which affect their everyday lives and limit their function.

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Radiation Therapy

Radiation Therapy are specialists in providing care in haematology, medical oncology and radiation oncology.

Radiology (Adult Health)

Radiological procedures are used for looking at the internal structures of the body, whether bone or soft tissue. 

Radiology (Children's Health)

Paediatric radiology is a branch of radiology that deals with the imaging of children. Imaging is often part of a diagnostic work-up; finding out the disease or condition that is making a child ill.

Refugee health (for health professionals)

When refugees arrive in New Zealand they are accommodated at the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre (MRRC) for an orientation to prepare them for life in a new country.

Rangatahi / Youth

Alcohol & Drug Community Service - CADS (Youth) provides free treatment for those with alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) problems as well as family and friends concerned about another’s AOD use.

Rehab Plus

Based out of the Rehab Plus building, the Point Chevalier Clinical Centre provides a variety of different community services, outpatient specialist services and Mental Health services.

Renal/ Kidney Medicine

Renal medicine, or nephrology, is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis and treatment of people with diseases and conditions of the kidneys.

Respiratory/ Lungs (Adult Health)

Respiratory medicine is the branch of medicine that treats people with diseases affecting the lungs and breathing.

Respiratory/ Lungs (Children's Health)

Respiratory paediatricians have specialised knowledge and skills in the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of children’s chest and lung problems. 

Rheumatology (Adult Health)

Rheumatology is the specialty of medicine that includes arthritis and autoimmune diseases.

Rheumatology (Children's Health)

The Starship Paediatric Rheumatology service is primarily an outpatient service that sees patients in outpatient clinics at Starship and some regional centres. Patients may occasionally be seen while admitted to hospital or in the DayStay Unit.

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Safekids Aotearoa (Children's health)

Safekids Aotearoa (Starship Digital and Community Engagement) is the injury prevention service of Starship Children’s Health and a member of Safe Kids Worldwide. 

Segar House Intensive Day Programme

Rauaroha – Segar House is a tertiary level specialist psychotherapy service that sits within Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand.

Seniorline

Seniorline is a national information service to help older people and their whanau navigate the health system.

Sexual Health

The Auckland Regional Sexual Health service provides free, expert and confidential sexual health care to people in the Auckland region.

Smokefree

Smokefree Services | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

Social Work (Community)

Community Health Social Workers provide assistance to individuals and families with health-related personal, emotional and social issues.

Speech Language Therapy

The Community Speech-Language Therapy (SLT) team provides assessment, treatment and management for adults with communication and/or swallowing problems in order to help them reach and maintain their potential. 

Spine (Children's Health)

The Starship Hospital Spine Clinic is nationally recognised for its patient care, education and research capabilities in the field of scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, trauma and other spine conditions. 

Starship Children's Health

Starship Children's Health are the leading provider of paediatric health care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, delivering family centred care to infants, children, young people and their whānau in hospital and in the community.

Surgery (Adult health)

In broad terms general surgery can be said to deal with a wide range of conditions within the abdomen, breast, neck, skin and, in many hospitals, vascular (blood vessel) system.

Surgery/Urology (Children's health)

The Department of Paediatric Surgery and Urology provides surgical management for children living within the greater Auckland and Northland regions, as well as children with complex paediatric surgical conditions New Zealand wide and for the Pacific Basin.

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Trauma

Trauma Services | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora.

Tū Māia

Tū Māia is a regional service which provides mental health assessments for young people with a known or suspected mental health disorder who are engaged in offending behaviours and involved with the Justice System.

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Urology (Regional)

The Urology Service admits patients for a wide range of interventional and diagnostic procedures from large bladder reconstructive surgery to small day cases.

Urology (Children's Health)

The Department of Paediatric Surgery and Urology provides surgical management for children living within the greater Auckland and Northland regions, as well as children with complex paediatric surgical conditions New Zealand wide and for the Pacific Basin. 

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Vascular (Regional)

Vascular surgery is a specialty of surgery that involves the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the vessels (arteries and veins) of the vascular system.

Volunteers

The dedication and support of our volunteers is a crucial part of our hospital services.

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Women's Health

National Women's Health provides high-quality health services for women who need maternity, newborn, gynaecology and fertility care.