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Wakefield Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

Private Surgical Service

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.

Description

Wakefield Hospital is the largest private hospital in the Wellington region. It is located in the suburb of Newtown and is owned and operated by parent company Acurity Health Group Limited.

Based in the heart of Wellington, Wakefield Hospital offers a wide range of high-quality private healthcare services with a team of experienced specialists and the latest in techniques and equipment available. We have a proud history of offering our patients the very best of care in our modern and comfortable facilities.

Private healthcare allows choice, flexibility and access to specialists who use the latest techniques in treatment. You are free to nominate your specialist and can expect your consultation and treatment in a timely manner without waiting list restrictions. Early treatment and intervention is often pivotal in ensuring the best outcome for patients.

Consultants

Procedures / Treatments

  • Ankle Arthroscopy

    Two or three small incisions (cuts) are made in the ankle and a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope) is inserted.… More

  • Ankle Replacement

    An incision (cut) is made in the front of, and several smaller cuts on the outside of, the ankle.… More

  • Carpal Tunnel Release

    Surgery to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome involves making an incision (cut) from the middle of the palm of your hand to your wrist.… More

  • Discectomy

    An incision (cut) is made over the relevant part of the spine and the bulging part of the painful disc is cut off and removed. More

  • Hip Arthroscopy

    Small incisions (cuts) are made in the hip area and a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope) is inserted.… More

  • Hip Replacement

    An incision (cut) is made on the side of the thigh to allow the surgeon access to the hip joint.… More

  • Knee Arthroscopy

    Several small incisions (cuts) are made on the knee through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • Knee Replacement

    An incision (cut) is made on the front of the knee to allow the surgeon access to the knee joint.… More

  • Rotator Cuff Repair

    Several small incisions (cuts) are made in the shoulder through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy

    This surgery involves making several small incisions (cuts) on the shoulder through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • Spinal Fusion

    An incision (cut) is made over the relevant part of the spine.… More

  • Tendon Repair

    An incision (cut) is made over the damaged tendon. The damaged ends of the tendon are sewn together and, if necessary, reattached to surrounding tissue. More

Visiting Hours

Daily 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Please note that Level 2 (the Cardiac Ward), ICU and HDU are closed for a rest period between 1:00pm and 3:00pm daily.

Refreshments

Snacks can be purchased from the cafeteria between 9:00am and 2:00pm Monday to Friday.

Parking

Free parking is provided within the hospital grounds.

Accommodation

Wakefield Hospital has a limited number of standard apartments on site which can be booked for family if required. These units sleep up to four people and must be booked through our reception prior to your hospital admission.

To book an apartment please email us or contact the hospital reception on (04) 381 8100 - Extn 0.

Pharmacy

Nearest community pharmacy here

Contact Details

Wakefield Hospital

Wellington

Toll Free Phone: 0800 WAKEFIELD (0800 925 334)

Florence Street (off Riddiford Street)
Newtown
Wellington

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Street Address

Florence Street (off Riddiford Street)
Newtown
Wellington

Postal Address

Wakefield Hospital
Private Bag 7909
Wellington 6242

This page was last updated at 2:16PM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Wakefield Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery.