Auckland DHB Nursing Services - Ostomy
The Ostomy service provides specialist nursing advice, assessment, support and supplies to people of all ages who have a stoma.
A stoma is a surgically created opening in the body e.g. the abdomen that requires the use of a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy bag.
What to expect
We will conduct a full assessment and then work with you to develop a plan to ensure your continence needs are met.
If you are able to attend a clinic you will be requested to do so. The clinics operate an appointment system to ensure you are not kept waiting.
If you aren't able to attend a clinic the nurse will contact you following referral to arrange a visiting time at your home.
How to access this service:
Access to the Ostomy service is by referral from the hospital or GP.
Referrals can be made by e-Referral, fax, mail or for urgent cases via the telephone.
(09) 307 4949 ext. 28530 or 28532
Or please contact using our Single Point of Access telephone number 0800 631 1234
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This page was last updated at 12:20PM on January 25, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland DHB Nursing Services - Ostomy.