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 Published: 16/09/2015

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Published: 16/09/2015




Haere Mai and Welcome to Auckland DHB.

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For patients or visitor information please click Auckland City HospitalGreenlane Clinical Centre or Starship Children's Hospital in the menu to the left. Looking for contact information or a list of our services?

Zero Fees for under 13's

From Wednesday 1 July 2015

children under 13 will not be charged fees for visits to most GPs or for prescriptions. After-hours care will also be available to them with zero fees. For more information ask your GP or visit the Ministry of Health website.

Local heroes
Show how much you appreciate one of the Auckland DHB Team by nominating them as a local hero. Read more.


Families give insight into Cardiac Inherited Disease

16 September 2015

Auckland DHB’s Associate Professor Jon Skinner and Dr Margaret Hood will present a public lecture entitled ‘Cardiac Inherited Disease: saving young lives in New Zealand’ on Friday 18 September, 6pm at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. There will be presentations from families who have been affected by cardiac inherited disease or sudden cardiac death and a donation of AEDs to Auckland City Hospital on behalf of the family and colleagues of the late Mathew Lang. Read more about the donation of AEDs here.


Request for patience as winter illnesses hit high point

19 August 2015

Due to the high number of patients requiring admission from winter-related illnesses, Auckland City Hospital has made the clinical decision to postpone some elective procedures today. During winter, the hospital increases bed capacity at short notice. For a sustained period Auckland City Hospital’s emergency department has had high numbers of people seeking care and treatment with many needing to be admitted. There are other options for less serious illness - If you are sick you need to know the right place to go.


High patient numbers at Auckland City Hospital

14 August 2015

Auckland City Hospital is currently experiencing high numbers of patients in the Emergency Department. This has been due to a number of factors including respiratory-related illnesses. We want to assure all patients who need immediate hospital-based attention that they will still receive the treatment they need, says Chief Medical Officer, Dr Margaret Wilsher. “However, people who arrive at our Emergency Department with non-urgent injuries may experience a longer wait.” If you are sick you need to know the right place to go.


Changes to the Dental Health Emergency Relief of Pain Service

23 July 2015

To improve the experience of our patients we are making some changes to the way people access the dental health emergency relief of pain service at Greenlane Clinical Centre. From 31 July 2015 you will need to make an appointment for relief of dental pain by phoning (09) 630 9809. Read more about the changes here.


Go Dry for July 2015

3 July 2015

Fancy having an alcohol-free month to help adult cancer patients at the same time as improving your own health? Then Dry July is just what the doctor ordered!

Have your say: Auckland DHB's cafe survey

22 June 2015

Have you visited an Auckland DHB café recently? We want to know what you think about the food and beverage on offer. We have a range of food and beverage providers across our sites and this will continue. Join the conversation here and let us know what you think. If you would like to know more about the survey approach see here.


Good uptake promises to extend vaccine’s protection: Auckland DHB influenza distribution figures to 1 May 2015

22 May 2015

View graphs comparing Auckland DHB Influenza Vaccine Distribution 2009-2015 and Influenza Vaccine Distribution to 1 May, 2015 by DHB.


Auckland DHB and Compass committed to maintaining food service jobs

13 May 2015

The Auckland metro food service model has reached the stage when Auckland DHB food service staff will decide if they wish to work for Compass, the regional food services provider for the Auckland Metro District Health Boards. Auckland DHB and Compass have made a strong commitment to maintain food service jobs.

Patient wellbeing at centre of New Zealand’s first in-hospital design lab

7 May 2015

Child-friendly medical equipment and navigation guides are among the patient-friendly innovations being created at a first-in-kind hospital design centre to improve the experience of staff, patients, families and visitors.


Auckland DHB progressing Sustainable Transport Project

23 April 2015

Charles Montgomery, best-selling author and expert on how to build cities that make people happier and healthier spoke to health professionals at Auckland DHB on 22 April. Charles was invited to present as part of the Sustainable Transport Project. The Project is aimed at improving the experience of travelling to Auckland and Greenlane hospitals for patients, visitors and staff.

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