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New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit (NZLTU)

Public Service, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver)

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Description

The NZ Liver Transplant Unit provides the following services for NZ residents:

  • Liver Outpatient Service: hepatology, hepatitis treatment clinics, NAFLD clinic
  • Liver Transplant assessment and follow-up for transplant patients
  • Surgical review of transplant patients/Hepatobiliary referrals should go through General Surgery
  • Hepatoma Clinic review/Specialist Radiology Referrals for Hepatoma Radiology Conference (refs received nationally) 
  • Fibroscans
  • Liver Research Service/currently running a variety of trials
  • ACC/Medical Reports
  • Maternity/Medical Council review by request

 Non-resident patients:-

Fibroscan by referral from medical practitioner - charge of $269.45

Consultants

Referral Expectations

Referrals should be received from Medical Practitioners only

Charges

For immigration and non-resident fibroscans, the cost is $269.45 (includng GST). Payment is to be made prior to, but on the day of the Fibroscan with the Cashier's office (behind main reception) on Level 5, Auckland City Hospital.  This will be confirmed when the Fibroscan appointment is made.

Referrals from medical practitioners are to be sent to the Central Referrals Office on centralreferrals@adhb.govt.nz

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Procedures / Treatments

Fibroscan

Fibroscans are performed at the Patient Management Services Outpatient Clinic, Level 4, Support Building (Building 1), Auckland City Hospital. They require a referral from a medical practitioner (a specialist or GP) which should be emailed to the Central Referrals office on centralreferrals@adhb.govt.nz. Fibroscans are available for non-residents: cost $269.45 (includes GST). Payment must be made prior to the Fibroscan. This can be done by visiting the Cashier's office, behind Level 5 Reception Desk at Auckland City Hospital just prior to the fibroscan appointment. Patients, if in doubt about eligibility, are advised to bring along their passport/birth certificate and/or any permits they have. Any queries can be referred to aklivert@adhb.govt.nz Please find attached a fibroscan information leaflet. Of note: Patients who have been referred to the liver outpatient clinic may undergo a Fibroscan as part of their routine assessment. We can offer this at our Greenlane Clinical Centre clinics as well as at Auckland. Fibroscan Brochure (PPTX, 1.6 MB)

Fibroscans are performed at the Patient Management Services Outpatient Clinic, Level 4, Support Building (Building 1), Auckland City Hospital. They require a referral from a medical practitioner (a specialist or GP) which should be emailed to the Central Referrals office on centralreferrals@adhb.govt.nz.

Fibroscans are available for non-residents: cost $269.45 (includes GST).  Payment must be made prior to the Fibroscan. This can be done by visiting the Cashier's office, behind Level 5 Reception Desk at Auckland City Hospital just prior to the fibroscan appointment.  Patients, if in doubt about eligibility, are advised to bring along their passport/birth certificate and/or any permits they have. 

Any queries can be referred to aklivert@adhb.govt.nz

Please find attached a fibroscan information leaflet.

Of note:

Patients who have been referred to the liver outpatient clinic may undergo a Fibroscan as part of their routine assessment.  We can offer this at our Greenlane Clinical Centre clinics as well as at Auckland. 

Travel Directions

Liver Outpatient Clinics are held at both sites: Auckland City Hospital, Level 6, Outpatient Clinic and at Greenlane Clinical Centre Reception E, Ground Floor, Greenlane Clinical Centre, Greenlane Road, Greenlane. 

At Auckland City Hospital, Wilson's parking is available in Carpark A outside the main entrance of the Support Building - enter from Park Road and turn right into the hospital and right again up the ramp to the carpark.

At Greenlane Clinical Centre, Wilson's parking is available outside the clinical centre.

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Public Transport

Bus stops are directly outside the hospital.  For more information visit  https://at.govt.nz/

Trains on Western line: nearest stop Grafton -  a short walk from the hospital

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Parking

Wilson's carparking available - you will need to pay for parking.

Multistorey carpark directly outside Auckland City Hospital.  Please allow extra time for parking as the carparks do get full.

Limited time period parking available on the street and in the Domain.

Accommodation

Lions Transplant House, 2 Glasgow Terrace, Grafton provides accommodation where possible for patients pre- and post-liver transplant.

Patients referred from hospitals outside of Auckland will require travel and accommodation expenses to be organised by their local travel coordinator.

Pharmacy

Available on Level 5 Auckland City Hospital

Other

For general information on Auckland City Hospital (maps, parking, refreshments etc) please click here.

Contact Details

Auckland City Hospital

Central Auckland

Liver Outpatient Clinics are held on Level 6, Support Building, Auckland City Hospital and at Greenlane Clinical Centre.  Patients are advised to check their appointment letters for venue. 

Fibroscans
Fibroscans are performed at the Patient Management Services Outpatient Clinic, Level 4, Support Building (Building 1), Auckland City Hospital.  They require a referral from a medical practitioner (a specialist or GP) who should send the referral via the Care Connect portal or to the Central Referrals Office on centralreferrals@adhb.govt.nz

Immigration Fibroscans
Fibroscans are available for non-residents. They cost $269.45 (including GST). Payment must be made prior to the Fibroscan by visiting the Cashier's Office, behind the Level 5 Reception Desk at Auckland City Hospital, just prior to the Fibroscan appointment. Immigration Fibroscans require a referral from a medical practitioner (GP or specialist) who should send the referral via the Care Connect portal or to the Central Referrals Office on centralreferrals@adhb.govt.nz

NZ Liver Transplant Unit
Level 15 Support Building
Auckland City Hospital
2 Park Road
Grafton
Auckland 1023

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Street Address

NZ Liver Transplant Unit
Level 15 Support Building
Auckland City Hospital
2 Park Road
Grafton
Auckland 1023

Postal Address

NZ Liver Transplant Unit
Level 15, Support Building
Auckland City Hospital
Private Bag 92024
Auckland 1023

This page was last updated at 3:06PM on January 18, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit (NZLTU).