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Northland DHB District Nursing Service Whangarei

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Description

Northland DHB District Nursing Service Whangarei is also provided at:

  • Mangawhai Medical Centre
    Fagan Place
    Mangawhai
SERVICE DESCRIPTION CRITERIA CONTACT FOR QUERIES

DISTRICT NURSING WHANGAREI

We accept e-Referrals from Manaia and Te Tai Tokerau PHO. All other providers by fax.

Wound Management Treatment of complex and chronic wounds

Referrals from health professionals.
Please see Entry & Transition of Care flow chart to see eligibility

District Nursing
Ph: 09 430 4101
Extn 7952
Fax: 09 430  8065

Doppler Assessment Assessment procedure to determine venous and arterial blood supply, and pressure to lower limbs. Referrals from health professionals As above
Community Intravenous Therapy The administration of I.V medication/therapy in the home, or in a community clinic setting. The treatment must be prescribed by a Medical Practitioner. Clients must be 10 years of age or older and have support of a family/whanau member. As above
Continence Management Assessment and development of a management programme, includes supplementing supply of consumables where appropriate. Requires a referral from health professional As above
Stomal Therapy Management Pre-surgery siting and post-surgery care, monitoring, education and supply of consumables. Referrals from health professionals. As above
Gastro/Nasogastric Management Providing support, equipment and monitoring for those individuals requiring alternative methods of feeding.

Referrals from health professionals.

As above

Hours

Whangarei 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, 7 days a week.

Mangawhai 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, weekends by arrangement.

Office hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, out of these hours please call (09) 430 4100 and ask for the District Nurse on call.

Referral Expectations

On acceptance of referral the nurse will triage and be in contact with the patient within 24 hours of acceptance.

If you have not heard from us within 24 hours please call us and query your referral.

Please see the entry and transition of care criteria flow chart to see if you are eligible for our service.

  • Referrals must be made by a medical professional
  • Patients may not self refer
  • Patient must be house bound or have complex wounds to be seen at home.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Continence Service

    What is Incontinence?
    Incontinence is an involuntary loss of urine and/or bowel motion. The amount can vary from slight to copious.  Incontinence is not a disease, but is a symptom of an underlying disorder.… More PDF

  • Intravenous Therapy

    What is intravenous therapy?
    The administration of medication/fluid via a plastic needle (cannula) inserted into a vein in your hand or arm.… More PDF

  • Lower Limb Wound Assessment Including APBI

    The lower limb wound assessment service offers full assessment and investigation and treatment of leg ulcers either in the District Nursing Clinic or home environment by the District Nursing Service.… More PDF

  • Stomal Therapy

    Stomal Therapy Service
    What is a Stoma or Ostomy?
    An ostomy refers to the surgically created opening in the body for the discharge of body wastes, or to provide nutrition as in a gastrostomy, or to aide breathing as in a tracheostomy.  A stoma is the actual end or opening… More

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Parking

Parking is located in the main hospital campus.

The first hour is free, thereafter charges apply.

Contact Details

Whangarei Hospital

Northland

Fax (09) 430 4115 during working hours; (09) 430 4132 after hours

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 430 4100

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Whangarei District Nursing
Maunu House
Whangarei Hospital Campus
Maunu Road
Whangarei 0110

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Street Address

Whangarei District Nursing
Maunu House
Whangarei Hospital Campus
Maunu Road
Whangarei 0110

Postal Address

Private Bag 9742
Whangarei 0148

This page was last updated at 1:25PM on January 19, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB District Nursing Service Whangarei.