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Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS)

Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions

Today

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Programmes

Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Northland

Age Groups

Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals to this services are accepted primarily from GPs, and internal referrals from NDHB specialists are considered.

Description

Provides assessment and treatment for persons aged 65 yrs+ who are experiencing an acute mental health illness or people living with dementia of any age who are experiencing significant behavioural and psychological challenges.

Our Service supports persons aged 65 yrs+

Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Northland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Contact Details

Whangārei Hospital

Northland

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Kaitaia Hospital

Northland

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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This page was last updated at 9:45AM on May 16, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS).