Waitemata DHB Child & Family Services
- School/pre-school health – health education, health promotion, hearing and vision screening, child protection, referral management, responding to self-referrals, immunisation, epidemic response, specialist ear nursing.
- Family support – parenting support and education, child protection, well child care.
- Public Health Nurses
- Medical Officer
- Vision Hearing Technicians
- Ear Nurses
- Community Health Assistants
- Health Promoting Schools Advisors
- Child Health Social Workers
Please complete and submit the eReferral form which can be found on Medtech and My Practice.
Child Health Referral Service
Phone: 0800 247 333
Fax: 09 837 8877
Public Health Nurses
Public Health Nurses (PHNs) are registered nurses who visit schools regularly and are available to discuss concerns about children’s health, growth and development including skin and ear infections, sore throats and rheumatic fever, asthma and eczema, behavioral difficulties, bedwetting and soiling, hearing and vision concerns, and nutrition and diet.… More
The Medical Officer is a general Medical Practitioner with a focus on child & adolescent health. The Medical Officer provides a clinical oversight for the service, including organising and authorising standing orders. More
Vision Hearing Technicians
Vision Hearing Technicians provide skilled screening for children and adolescents in pre-schools, schools, clinics and home settings.… More
Ear Nurses are registered nurses with a community health background, who have undertaken training and developed expertise in the care of children with middle ear problems.… More
Community Health Assistants
Community Health Assistants are multi-skilled, providing support and assistance to the Child & Family Team. … More
Health Promoting Schools Advisors
Health Promoting Schools Advisors use an inquiry process to support school communities to identify their strengths, and address their health, wellbeing and education priorities.… More
Child Health Social Workers
Child Health Social Workers provide a consistent, comprehensive approach to support the well-being and protection of children and young people who may be at risk. They accept referrals for children and young people who may potentially be at risk of neglect/abuse, behavioral concerns, or family/environmental issues which impact upon children… More
West Auckland ph: (09) 839 0000 fax: (09) 837 6634
North Shore ph: (09) 486 8996 fax: (09) 486 8342
Helensville ph: (09) 420 9450 fax: (09) 420 7050
Hibiscus Coast ph: (09) 427 0300 fax: (09) 427 0391
Warkworth ph: (09) 422 2700 fax: (09) 422 2709
Wellsford ph: (09) 422 2700 fax: (09) 422 2709
North Shore Hospital
124 Shakespeare Road
North Shore City 0622
55-75 Lincoln Road
Hibiscus Coast Community Health Centre
136 Whangaparaoa Rd
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This page was last updated at 2:19PM on May 5, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitemata DHB Child & Family Services.