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Description

The Allied Health Service at Auckland City/Starship Hospital provides a range of services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work and speech language therapy,hospital play specialists and therapy and social work assistants.

Services are provided to a range of patient groups and in a variety of settings, with the majority of the workload being acute and rehabilitative interventions to inpatients at Auckland City and Starship Hospitals. In general, inpatient services are provided within the context of a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, outpatients are seen in community-based settings and outpatient facilities. Outpatient services are provided either as part of a multidisciplinary team or with a single discipline focus, depending on patient needs and are situtated at the Greenlane site.

The Allied Health Service structure consists of 5 teams in total. There are 3 Adult Service teams and 2 Womens and Childrens Service teams. Each of the teams have a Team Leader and all the 5 team leaders report to one Allied Health Service Manager.

There is a detailed service scope provided for each of the 5 teams in seperate sections.

The contact details for each of the Teams are as follows:

Service Manager-Allied Health: Moses Benjamin. Ph.No: 09-307 4949. Ext:22800

Team Leader-Adult Team I: Vacancy. Ph.No: 09-307 4949. Ext:22820

Team Leader-Adult Team II: Brenda Dreyer. Ph.No: 09-307 4949. Ext:22803

Team Leader-Adult Team III: Lindsay Harvey-Fitzgerald. Ph.No: 09-307 4949. Ext:22817

Team Leader-Womens & Childrens Team I: Anna Creak. Ph.No: 09-307 4949. Ext:22687

Team Leader-Womens & Childrens Team II: Desiree Watson. Ph.No: 09-3074949. Ext:25970

For all general enquiries, please contact the Allied Health Team Administrator, Jeroo Irani, on 09-307 4949 Ext 25967.

Hours

Regular week day working hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm.

Referral Expectations

Referral details are included in the Procedures section under each Team/Service.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Allied Health - Adult Team I

    This Interdisciplinary Team provides occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech language therapy and social work services to surgical and intensive care patients in Auckland City Hospital including the Emergency Department and to a large group of outpatients at the Greenlane Clinical Centre.… More

  • Allied Health - Adult Team II

    This Interdisciplinary Team provides occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech language therapy and social work services to medical and some surgical patients in Auckland City Hospital, including the Admission and Planning Unit and some Outpatient Social Work services that include the Cardiac Transplant and Oncology Outpatient client groups.… More

  • Allied Health - Adult Team III

    The inter-disciplinary team consists of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech language therapists, social workers and therapy assistants working across the Acute Stroke Unit (ward 63), Neuroservices wards (ward 81 and ward 83) and the Older Persons Health (OPH) Assessment and Rehabilitation Wards (Rangitoto, Remuera, Marino and Awatea wards) at Auckland City… More

  • Allied Health - Women's & Children's Team I

    The interdisciplinary team includes Women’s Health Physiotherapy, Hospital Play Specialists and Women’s Social Work.… More

  • Allied Health - Women's & Children's Team II


    The interdisciplinary team includes Paediatric Occupational Therapy, Paediatric Physiotherapy, Paediatric Social Work, Paediatric Speech Language Therapy and Therapy Assistant staff.  This team covers Starship Children’s Health including child and adolescent protection social work as part of Te Puaruruhau, the multidisciplinary health child protection unit.… More

Charges

New Zealand citizens or those who have obtained permanent residence are entitled to publicly funded health care.

Non-residents may be required to pay for their health care. If you were not born in New Zealand and have not previously shown evidence of residency you should bring your passport with you on your first visit to the hospital for verification.

You should show your passport to the Cashier's desk, next to the main reception desk on Level 5. This desk is staffed from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact Details

Auckland City Hospital

Central Auckland

Physiotherapy Out-Patients(GCC): 09-307 4949-27706.
Physiotherapy Out-Patients(GCC) Fax. Number: 09-630 9956

Allied Health Offices
Level 11, Support Bldg.
Park Road
Grafton

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Street Address

Allied Health Offices
Level 11, Support Bldg.
Park Road
Grafton

Postal Address

Private Bag 92 024
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142

This page was last updated at 11:43AM on August 19, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland DHB Allied Health Auckland City Hospital.