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Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB)



Wellington Hospital is the largest facility operated by Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) and is one of five major tertiary hospitals in New Zealand.

It provides a comprehensive range of specialist secondary services and regional tertiary services. These tertiary services include cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, renal medicine and transplants, genetics, oncology, paediatric surgery, neonatal intensive care, obstetrics, trauma, endocrinology, intensive care, urology, rehabilitation and specialised forensic services.

As a major teaching hospital, Wellington provides an educational environment for medical students of Otago University’s Wellington School of Medicine and postgraduate training for clinical professionals.

Wellington Hospital is also the region’s main emergency and only trauma service, with a rooftop helipad providing a link to surgical, intensive care, neonatal intensive care and emergency services.

Inpatient adult mental health services and a day hospital are provided at Te Whare O Matairangi on the Wellington campus.

All Capital & Coast District Health Board facilities are smoke free.

Our Mission:
"Together, improve the Health of the District."

Our Values:
Innovation, Action, People/Patient Focus, Living the Treaty, Professionalism & Leadership and Excellence.


Capital & Coast DHB Website


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Contact Details

  • Phone

    (04) 385 5999

  • Fax

    (04) 385 5402 - Outpatients Booking Centre

Wellington Hospital
Riddiford Street

Street Address

Wellington Hospital
Riddiford Street

Postal Address

Wellington Hospital
Private Bag 7902
Wellington 6242

This page was last updated at 12:54PM on April 9, 2019.