Northland DHB Child Health Services
Please speak with your family doctor if you think your child requires our service. There are some criteria for access to the service.
You may also call Healthline 0800 611 116 for free 24-hour health advice or check Kidshealth for information from paediatricians on New Zealand specific child health conditions.
If there are child protection concerns please contact Oranga Tamariki
If you are concerned about a child's mental health click here to find out who to speak to.
Services / Treatments
Child Health Centre
Child Health Centre provides outpatient services for the assessment of childhood medical, physical and developmental problems for children in Northland aged 0 – 16 years.… More
Ward 2 is a 22 bed general paediatric ward providing care for medical, orthopaedic and surgical patients.… More
Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)
The Special Care Baby Unit is a 10 cot unit which cares for unwell term babies or premature babies > 32 weeks gestation.… More
Visiting hours are open for parents/caregivers. Other family or friends are welcome from 08.00am-8.00pm.
Visiting hours are open for parents at any time, quiet time between 1.00 and 3.00pm, no children < 5 years of age.
There is usually parking available dedicated to the NDHB Child Health Service at Whangarei Hospital.
0800 696 439
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This page was last updated at 3:25PM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Child Health Services.