Wakefield Hospital - Urology
Private Surgical Service
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.
Procedures / Treatments
The foreskin is pulled away from the body of the penis and cut off, exposing the underlying head of the penis (glans).… More
Incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen (stomach) to allow access to the bladder.… More
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (cystoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening and through the urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) to your bladder.… More
Incisions (cuts) are made in the side of the body, between the ribs and hip, to allow removal of one or both kidneys. More
A tube is inserted into the kidney to allow urine to drain out.… More
A small incision (cut) is made in the groin on the side of the undescended testicle and the testicle pulled down into the scrotum.… More
Scrotal: a small incision (cut) is made in the front of the scrotum and the testicles removed.… More
A thin wire is inserted into your lower back and guided using x-ray imaging to your kidney.… More
Incisions (cuts) are made in either the lower abdomen (stomach) or between the scrotum and the anus to allow removal of the enlarged parts of, or the entire, prostate gland. More
Small incisions (cuts) are made in the lower abdomen (stomach) and in the front wall of the vagina.… More
Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (resectoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening, through the urethra and into the bladder.… More
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (resectoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening of the penis and through the urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) to your bladder.… More
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (ureteroscope) is inserted into the urinary opening, through the urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) and bladder to the ureters (the two tubes that drain urine from the kidneys to the bladder).… More
An incision (cut) is made in the penis and the narrowed part of the urethra (the tube that carries urine to the outside of your body) is removed and the urethra rejoined.In balloon urethroplasty, a thin tube with a balloon attached is inserted into the opening of the penis.… More
A tiny incision (cut) is made in the scrotum and a short length of the vas deferens (the tube carrying sperm away from the testicles where it is produced) is removed. More
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.
Snacks can be purchased from the cafeteria between 9:00am and 2:00pm Monday to Friday.
Free parking is provided within the hospital grounds.
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.
Nearest community pharmacy here
Toll Free Phone: 0800 WAKEFIELD (0800 925 334)
Florence Street (off Riddiford Street)
Florence Street (off Riddiford Street)
Private Bag 7909
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This page was last updated at 10:38AM on December 2, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Wakefield Hospital - Urology.