Counties Manukau Health Wound Care Service
The Counties Manukau Health Wound Care Service aims to provide a comprehensive consultation, assessing individuals who present with non-healing wounds and / or are in need of advanced wound care practices / therapies.
This service is run from Middlemore Hospital both for inpatients and outpatients via the Complex Wound Clinic. It is located on the 1st floor of the Galbraith Building, Middlemore Hospital.
For individuals who are unable to attend the outpatient clinic or for clinicians who need wound care advice the service also facilitates a virtual complex wound clinic once a week.
For the referral process to either of these clinics please see below.
Who Can Refer:
Referrals are accepted from GPs, District Nurses, Aged Care Facility staff, Hospital staff and Outpatient services.
Please note: Referrals to the Complex Wound Clinic are reserved for individuals that live within the boundaries of Counties Manukau Health.
How to Refer:
Complex Wound Clinic: When making a referral to the Complex Wound Clinic please complete the Complex Wound Clinic referral document (see below) and fax this to: (09) 277 1600.
Virtual Wound Clinic: When making a referral to the Virtual Complex Wound Clinic please complete the below "Virtual Complex Wound Clinic Assessment" form (include a recent photograph of the wound) and send to .
Please Note: Referrals cannot be actioned and will be returned if there is insufficient supporting information.
Procedures / Treatments
Complex Wound Clinic
The Complex Wound Clinic is facilitated by the DHB's Wound Care Nurse Specialist who aims to provide a comprehensive consultation, assessing individuals that present with non-healing wounds and / or are in need of advanced wound care practices / therapies.… More
- Complex Wound Clinic Referral (PDF, 258.3 KB)
Virtual Complex Wound Clinic Assessment
(DOCX, 48.9 KB)
As this patient is unable to attend the Middlemore Complex Wound Clinic, their wound has been identified as non-complex or you are a Registered Nurse requesting some advice, please complete the following assessment and email with an accompanying photograph of the wound/s to:
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This page was last updated at 2:58PM on January 20, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Counties Manukau Health Wound Care Service.