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New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit (NZLTU)

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Description

The Liver 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 variety of trials
  • ACC/Medical Reports
  • Maternity/Medical Council review by request

 Non-resident patients:-

Fibroscan by referral from medical practitioner - charge of $340.40

Consultants

Hours

NZLTU Unit Office: 8am - 4.30pm

Referral Expectations

Referrals should be received from Medical Practitioners only

Procedures / Treatments

  • Fibroscan

    Fibroscans are performed at the NZ Liver Transplant Unit, Level 15, Auckland City Hospital.  Referrals can be sent direct to the NZ Liver Transplant Unit, faxed to 375 4345,  or e-mailed to aklivert@adhb.govt.nz.… More PDF

Charges

For immigration and non-resident fibroscans, the cost is $340.40 and payment to be made prior to, but on day of 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.

Travel Directions

Liver Transplant Unit is situated on Level 15, Support Building, Auckland City Hospital.  This is where most fibroscans are carried out. 

Wilson's parking available outside main entrance of Support Building - enter from Park Road and turn right into hospital and right again up the ramp to carpark.

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. 

Wilson's parking available outside the clinical centre.

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Public Transport

Bus stops directly outside hospital.  For more information e-mail MAXX

Train 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 for patients pre and post liver transplant.

Patients being assessed for liver transplant surgery will be provided with accommodation if from outside Greater Auckland area

Patients (non-transplant assessment) referred from hospitals outside of Auckland will require travel 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

  • Phone

    09 375 7011 (Liver Unit) 09 375 3470 (Fibroscan information line (option 1 for English, Option 2 for Mandarin/Cantonese)

  • Fax

    09 375 4345

  • Email

    aklivert@adhb.govt.nz

  • Website

Liver Research Unit, Level 14, Auckland City Hospital

Fax: 09 307 8936

Senior Research Coordinator: Amy Cole

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 1:02PM on August 3, 2017. This information is reviewed and edited by New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit (NZLTU).