Medical Social Workers

Social Work Services are available to assist people with health problems to access support services and look at options for themselves and their family.

We provide:

  • assistance to inpatients and their family/whanau in planning for discharge from hospital and follow up in the community
  • information and access to appropriate support services
  • information on rest homes and long stay hospital placement and arrangement of the required assessment
  • assistance with grief, loss and other health-related issues
  • information on travel and accommodation assistance
  • unplanned pregnancy counselling.

This page was last updated at 4:06PM on May 27, 2019.