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Starship Paediatric Family Information Service

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The Family Information Service is a free service that provides families/whanau/caregivers with up-to-date, easy-to-read consumer health information on children's medical conditions and disabilities, including support group contact details.

Ask your healthcare team if you would like information on:

  • medical conditions and treatments
  • disabilities, genetic conditions
  • hospitalisation
  • support groups
  • coping with death and illness
  • parenting issues relating to children with health problems or disabilities
  • mental health issues

There is a small library of books and videos/dvds that can be borrowed by families while their child is in hospital.


Open Monday to Friday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Referral Expectations

No referral is needed to access this service. You may also ask your health professional to request information on your behalf.


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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 3:32PM on January 22, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Starship Paediatric Family Information Service.