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Health Acute Allied Health Team | Counties Manukau | Te Whatu Ora

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7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

Formerly Counties Manukau Health Acute Allied Health Team

The Acute Allied Health Team at Middlemore Hospital and Manukau SuperClinic provides both inpatient and outpatient services and is made up of staff from the following disciplines:

The team is supported by Health Assistants and Administrators.

In addition to Middlemore Hospital, services are provided at:

Charges

There are no charges for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the Eligibility Directions specified criteria set by the Ministry of Health.  If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full costs of any medical treatment you receive during your stay. To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website.

There may be charges for outpatient equipment in relation to treatment.

For any applicable charges, please phone the Accounts Receivable Office on (09) 276 0060.

Hours

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat – Sun 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Services

Burns & Plastics

The Occupational Therapists & Physiotherapist are part of a dedicated team and provide both an Acute & Rehabilitative outpatient service for burns victims and for patients following surgery.

The Occupational Therapists & Physiotherapist are part of a dedicated team and provide both an Acute & Rehabilitative outpatient service for burns victims and for patients following surgery.

Child Health

We provide a specialised paediatric service.

We provide a specialised paediatric service.
Hand Therapy

Hand Therapists are registered Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who are specialised in assessing and treating injury and non-injury related conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. This outpatient clinic is located in Module 5 at Manukau SuperClinic™ . Inclusion Criteria New Zealand residents (adults and children) who live within the Counties Manukau region with any of the following conditions: Trauma of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. Non traumatic conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow (e.g. osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain’s, Dupuytren’s contracture, trigger finger, etc.). Rheumatology patients following surgical procedures to the hand, wrist, elbow or upon referral from Rheumatology OT. Brachial plexus injuries. Congenital hand deformities. Exclusion Criteria Gross movement / pain anomalies of neurological cause such as CVA, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy etc. (except where those patients have undergone a corrective surgical procedure at Counties Manukau Health). Anomalies of neurological cause who have received Botox injections. Shoulder injuries / conditions. Rheumatology patients (except those who have undergone surgical procedures at CMH). Carpal tunnel syndrome and De Quervain’s associated with pregnancy (these patients will be seen by the women’s health physiotherapist). Non New Zealand residents. Contact details for Hand Therapy External Phone: (09) 250 8053 GPs are able to refer to Hand Therapy using the e-referral system.

Hand Therapists are registered Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who are specialised in assessing and treating injury and non-injury related conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. This outpatient clinic is located in Module 5 at Manukau SuperClinic™ .

Inclusion Criteria

New Zealand residents (adults and children) who live within the Counties Manukau region with any of the following conditions:

  • Trauma of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow.
  • Non traumatic conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow (e.g. osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain’s, Dupuytren’s contracture, trigger finger, etc.).
  • Rheumatology patients following surgical procedures to the hand, wrist, elbow or upon referral from Rheumatology OT.
  • Brachial plexus injuries.
  • Congenital hand deformities.

 Exclusion Criteria

  • Gross movement / pain anomalies of neurological cause such as CVA, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy etc. (except where those patients have undergone a corrective surgical procedure at Counties Manukau Health).
  • Anomalies of neurological cause who have received Botox injections.
  • Shoulder injuries / conditions.
  • Rheumatology patients (except those who have undergone surgical procedures at CMH).
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and De Quervain’s associated with pregnancy (these patients will be seen by the women’s health physiotherapist).
  • Non New Zealand residents.

Contact details for Hand Therapy

External Phone: (09) 250 8053

GPs are able to refer to Hand Therapy using the e-referral system.

Musculoskeletal Outpatients (MSOP)

Physiotherapy - ACC referrals accepted, no surcharge. Waiting lists apply.

Physiotherapy - ACC referrals accepted, no surcharge.  Waiting lists apply.

Rheumatology

MORRSA Clinic: Multidisciplinary clinic with Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist & Rheumatology Nurse Specialist.

MORRSA Clinic:  Multidisciplinary clinic with Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist & Rheumatology Nurse Specialist.

Renal

Social Work, Dietetics

Social Work, Dietetics

Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme

8 week exercise, education and 3 group programme for medical cardiac and post surgical cardiac patients. Individual pre/post assessments.

8 week exercise, education and 3 group programme for medical cardiac and post surgical cardiac patients.  Individual pre/post assessments.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme

Six week programme of exercise and education for people with chronic lung disease. Individual pre/post assessments.

Six week programme of exercise and education for people with chronic lung disease.  Individual pre/post assessments.
Respiratory Physiotherapy Outpatient Service

Assessment and treatment of patients with lung disease e.g. Hyperventilation Syndrome, breathing disorders. Individual assessment and treatment programme.

Assessment and treatment of patients with lung disease e.g. Hyperventilation Syndrome, breathing disorders.

Individual assessment and treatment programme.

Paediatric Dietetics

Paediatric dietitians are active members of the multidisciplinary team and participate in the multidisciplinary meetings, ward rounds and clinics. Nutrition assessment, planning, implementation and monitoring of nutrition care plans, as well as nutrition education and counselling are integral to providing a quality service. Our primary focus in the paediatric wards and neonatal unit is to provide acute care. Patients can be followed up after discharge from hospital, by either a home visit or clinic appointment with the community paediatric dietitian.

Paediatric dietitians are active members of the multidisciplinary team and participate in the multidisciplinary meetings, ward rounds and clinics. Nutrition assessment, planning, implementation and monitoring of nutrition care plans, as well as nutrition education and counselling are integral to providing a quality service. Our primary focus in the paediatric wards and neonatal unit is to provide acute care. Patients can be followed up after discharge from hospital, by either a home visit or clinic appointment with the community paediatric dietitian.
Nutrition

Nutrition Services at Middlemore Hospital is staffed by a group of dedicated and enthusiastic dietitians who provide both inpatient and outpatient nutrition care to the Counties Manukau population.

Nutrition Services at Middlemore Hospital is staffed by a group of dedicated and enthusiastic dietitians who provide both inpatient and outpatient nutrition care to the Counties Manukau population.

Speech & Language

We work as part of the multidisciplinary team and see patients on a referral basis regarding disorders of speech, language, voice and cognition as well as swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). In acute care the focus is on diagnosis and early management of these disorder groups.

We work as part of the multidisciplinary team and see patients on a referral basis regarding disorders of speech, language, voice and cognition as well as swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). In acute care the focus is on diagnosis and early management of these disorder groups.

Other

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Contact Details

Middlemore Hospital

South Auckland

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Patient Enquiries (09) 276 5004 or 0800 266 513
Information or Visiting Hours (09) 270 4799
 
Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries:
Ph (09) 277 1660  or O800 266 513
Email: customerservice@cmdhb.org.nz

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 276 0000 or
FREEPHONE 0800 266 513

Middlemore Hospital
Hospital Road
Otahuhu
Auckland

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Middlemore Hospital
Hospital Road
Ōtāhuhu
Auckland

Postal Address

Private Bag 93311
Ōtāhuhu
Auckland 1640
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 2:18PM on November 20, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Health Acute Allied Health Team | Counties Manukau | Te Whatu Ora.