Waitematā DHB Allied Health
Waitematā DHB Allied Health provides the following services:
- Dietetics - Community
- Dietetics - Inpatients & Outpatient Clinics
- Early Discharge & Rehabilitation Service (EDARS)
- Occupational Therapy - Community
- Occupational Therapy - Inpatients
- Physiotherapy - Community
- Physiotherapy - Inpatients
- Physiotherapy - Outpatients Clinic
- Physiotherapy - Pelvic Health Clinic
- Social Work & Counselling - Community
- Social Work & Counselling - Inpatients
- Speech Language Therapy - Community
- Speech Language Therapy - Inpatients
- Volunteer Stroke Scheme - Regional Service
For general feedback regarding Allied Health, please contact Jude Sprott, Operations Manager, Allied Health, Specialty Medicine & Health of Older People on (09) 486 8920 x 47252.
For further information regarding the specific professions, please click the links above.
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
For Physiotherapy and Social Work weekend services, please click on links to professions below.
Community Allied Health Services
According to service specifications provided by the funder, referrals to Allied Health are taken from self or, with the patient's permission, family/ whānau, GPs, hospital staff, specialists and other health professionals.
Please phone the Referral Screener for all requests, information and advice:
Phone: (09) 486 8945 ext 43222 (8.00am-4.30pm; Monday to Friday)
Fax: (09) 486 8997
Depending on the reason for admission to a medical ward, you may require input from any of the allied health professions.… More
For a period following surgery, you may have difficulty managing your normal daily activities.… More
Whether you are having planned surgery such as a hip or knee replacement or you break a bone and need to be admitted to hospital, the allied health team will assist you in managing the difficulties that arise.… More
Emergency Department & Admission and Discharge Unit
Social Work, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy are available to assist in making your return home from the Emergency Department as safe as possible.… More
Intensive Care & High Dependency Units
At times of serious illness that require admission to the ICU/HDU, both Social Work and Physiotherapy are available to provide support and input to maximise your or a family member's return to health.… More
Community & Outpatients
Allied Health services will be provided in a setting most appropriate for service delivery and will include (but not limited to) considerations such as cultural appropriateness, accessibility, the most effective and efficient use of resources, and where the best outcomes will be achieved.… More
Services Not Covered
The Allied Health services listed above relate to service for adults with physical health conditions.… More
For New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, no fees apply for services provided by Allied Health. For non-residents, a cost may apply. If you have any concerns regarding the cost of your healthcare, please click here for more details.
To get to Physiotherapy Outpatients or the Allied Health Department, park in the main carpark and walk towards the hospital building. Instead of entering through the main entrance, make your way to the left and enter through ENTRANCE 3.
Once through Entrance 3, walk straight, passing through 3 sets of doors until you reach the end of the corridor. You are now at the Allied Health/Physiotherapy Reception Desk.
Option 1: Enter through the main entrance and follow signs to THERAPY DEPARTMENT.
Option 2: Enter through Entrance F and follow signs to THERAPY DEPARTMENT.
(09) 486 8945 ext 43222 (8.00am - 4.30pm; Monday to Friday)
(09) 486 8997 (for referrals)
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This page was last updated at 12:05PM on August 18, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Allied Health.