Lakes DHB Child Health
Public Service, Paediatrics, Community, Intensive Care
Child Health Services at Lakes DHB provide paediatric services for children 0 - 14 years old. Services are provided at Rotorua Hospital, Taupō Hospital and Rotorua Children's Health Hub.
Paediatric Inpatient Services provide treatment to children or babies with acute illnesses or provide scheduled procedures by appointment. Inpatient services are delivered within the:
- Children's Unit & Early Childhood Centre (Rotorua Hospital) and via
- Special Care Baby Unit (Rotorua Hospital)
Paediatric Outpatient Services provide secondary paediatric services for children 0-17 years.
(Rotorua Hospital, Taupō Hospital and Children's Health Hub)
Children's Outreach Specialist Nursing Service provides care and support for unwell children and families/whānau in the community.
(Rotorua and Taupō)
Child Development Team provides an assessment and therapy service for children with developmental issues.
(Rotorua Children's Health Hub)
Community based services are provided by Lakes Kids Community Health.
See below for more information and referral details for each service.
Paediatrician - Woman, Child & Family Clinical Director
Paediatrician - Head of Department (HOD)
New Zealand citizens or those who have obtained permanent residence are entitled to publicly funded health care.
Non-residents may be required to pay for their health care.
Click here to read more about eligibility for funded care at Lakes DHB.
Children's Unit and Early Childhood Centre
The Children's Unit is for all children aged 0-14 needing overnight care in Rotorua Hospital.… More
Paediatric Outpatient Clinics
The Paediatric Department Outpatients Service offers appointments during scheduled clinics, by referral only, Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.… More
Children's Outreach Nursing Service
The Outreach Nurse Specialists provide care and support for unwell children and families/whānau in the community, enabling children to stay at home instead of in hospital. … More
Child Development Team
The Child Development Team (CDT) provides an assessment and therapy service for children aged 0 - 14 who have a physical, sensory or intellectual disability and those with, or at risk of, developmental delay.… More
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(07) 348 1199 extn 5401
(07) 343 5024
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This page was last updated at 1:10PM on March 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Lakes DHB Child Health.