Phone (09) 237 0600
Fax (09) 237 0606
Pukekohe Hospital was opened in 1953 as a maternity unit. In 1979 a Geriatric ward was built. Over time, the Hospital has changed its focus with ten clinic rooms utilised by visiting specialists from Counties Manukau DHB and the community.
Pukekohe Hospital currently has 26 beds, 10 of which are dedicated for Assessment Treatment and Rehabilitation. There is a full team of Senior Medical, Allied Health and Nursing staff. The balance of the beds are used for Respite and Palliative Care. We continue to have a limited number of beds for residential care.
The service is managed by an Operations Manager, Charge Nurse Manager, Registered Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Health Care Assistants and Administration staff. They are supported by local General Practitioners and the Community Geriatrician from Counties Manukau Health.
Pukekohe Hospital hosts the Mobile Surgical Unit every six weeks, offering minor surgery on referral.
Maternity services, Home Health Care, Public Health Nurses and an Outpatient Rehabilitation Service are also based at the Hospital.
Two Resource Centres operate within the Pukekohe Hospital facility.
The Centre for Independent Living (www.independentliving.org.nz) which offers advice and practical solutions for remaining active and independent at home. It is run by the health professional team from Home Health Care.
Also the Maternity Resource Centre offers advice for pregnancy and antenatal care.
The Franklin Locality Office is situated at Pukekohe Hospital:
There are six disability car parks at the front entrance of Pukekohe Hospital. There is parking along the drive way for patients. Further parking is available (30 car parks) for patients and staff on the left as you enter the main drive - All parking is free.
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If you need to attend a medical appointment but are having difficulty with transport, Franklin Family Support Services operates a system that may entitle you to a free or subsidised return trip. For further details, please ring Franklin Family Support Services on 09 238 6233.
There are no charges for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the Eligibility Directions specified criteria set by the Ministry of Health. If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full costs of any medical treatment you receive during your stay.
To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website.
For any applicable charges, please phone the Accounts Receivable Office on (09) 276 0060.