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MidCentral DHB - Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit - Ward 21

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

We have a multidisciplinary team helping you and your family / whānau on your recovery. Our professional clinical staff support you on your journey to discharge. We have a holistic approach to your wellbeing; your safety and wellbeing are key to recovery, along with hope.

Programmes

High Needs Unit

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals must come via A&E, Community Mental Health or the Acute Care Team.

Description

This is a 6 bedded secure unit for those service users who require a higher level of treatment and observation. Service users nursed in this area must be sectioned under…

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Acute Unit

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals must come via A&E, Community Mental Health or the Acute Care Team.

Description

This is an 18 bed unit that provides care for those service users in the acute stage, who are in need of a period of close observation or intensive support…

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Staff

All shifts have a senior charge nurse. If you are unsure, check at reception who is in charge and ask for them.

Charge Nurse - Monica Barnes

Hours

Visiting hours are 2.00pm —8.00pm.

Please ring the Senior Nurse in charge for access prior to visiting.

After hours, call (06) 350 8160.

Languages Spoken

English, Maori,

Charges

No fees apply

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Public Transport

Palmerston North Hospital is on the main bus route.

Parking

Parking is available onsite at Palmerston North Hospital: 40 minutes free, $2.00 per hour thereafter.

Contact Details

Gate 2, Heretaunga Street
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North 4442

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Street Address

Gate 2, Heretaunga Street
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North 4442

Postal Address

Ward 21
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North

This page was last updated at 9:17AM on June 8, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by MidCentral DHB - Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit - Ward 21.