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Starship Paediatric Infection Prevention and Control

Public Service, Infectious Diseases, Community, Paediatrics


The Infection Prevention team consists of a small team of Infection Control Nurse Specialists who cover all areas of the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB).

Our role includes:

  • providing a consultancy service for staff
  • policy development
  • environmental audits
  • report writing
  • product analysis
  • staff education
  • construction issues
  • surveillance of multiple antibiotic resistant organisms, blood stream infections and surgical site infections.
  • facilitation of the national Hand Hygiene New Zealand Programme for ADHB

The Nurse Specialists who cover Starship Child Health visit the wards regularly from Monday to Friday and are happy to visit families to discuss any infection control issues or concerns parents may have.

Procedures / Treatments

  • When your child is in isolation

    Isolation precautions are used to prevent the spread of communicable diseases and organisms between patients, staff and visitors.… More

Contact Details

2 Park Road
Auckland 1023

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2 Park Road
Auckland 1023

Postal Address

Starship Child Health
Private Bag 92 024
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 11:34AM on September 23, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Starship Paediatric Infection Prevention and Control.