Waitemata DHB Child & Family Services
- School/pre-school health – health education, health promotion, hearing and vision screening, child protection, referral management, self referral school clinics, immunisation, epidemic response, specialist ear nursing.
- Family support – parenting support and education, child protection, well child care.
- Public Health Nurses
- Medical Officers
- Vision Hearing Technicians
- Social Workers
- Ear Nurses
- Health Assistants
- Health Promoting Schools Advisors.
Contact details for referrals:
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 any concerns about children’s health, growth and development including skin and ear infections, sore throats and rheumatic fever, asthma and eczema, behavioural difficulties, bedwetting and soiling, hearing and vision concerns, and nutrition and diet.… More
Medical Officers are general Medical Practitioners with a focus on child & adolescent health. Medical Officers provide an interim examination, treatment and referral service to children & young people who, for various reasons, are not able to access a General Practice Service.… More
Vision Hearing Technicians
Vision Hearing Technicians are skilled in testing the hearing and vision of children and adolescents.… More
Child & Family 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, behavioural concerns, or family/environmental issues which impact upon children… 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
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
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 4:22PM on May 28, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitemata DHB Child & Family Services.