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

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

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



Age Groups

Older adult

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.


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 behavourial and psychological challenges.


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Contact Details

Whangarei Hospital


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310 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri


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Kaitaia Hospital


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4 Station Rd, Kaikohe


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This page was last updated at 8:23AM on August 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health - Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS).