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Waitematā DHB Children's Community Nurses Service

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8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Waitematā DHB Children's Community Nurses Service
Working together in partnership with your family/whanau, our vision is to see optimal quality of life and health for your children.
 
If your child requires ongoing care at home we can provide comprehensive home based specialist nursing support.
 
Our team of experienced children's community nurses is available to sick children from birth to adolescence.
 
Our hours of operation are Monday to Sunday 8am - 4.30pm
 
In our case management role we:
  • offer help and support to families/whanau
  • facilitate and follow up hospital discharges
  • provide short and long-term follow up for children
  • liaise with other health professionals to provide the most effective and efficient care available.

Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Sun 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Referral Expectations

Waitematā DHB Children’s Community Nurses accepts referrals for Neonates, Children and Young People (up to 16 years) who live in the WDHB catchment area.

Children’s Community Nurses (CCNs) provide comprehensive home-based specialist nursing services to children and their families/whanau across the health illness continuum with a focus on secondary services. A case management approach is undertaken, which entails establishing and maintaining links between sectors of the health and disability care system.

Nurses are part of the Community Child Health Teams located at Waitakere and North Shore.

Referrals to the Waitematā Children’s Community Nurses are accepted from, but not limited to:

  • Newborn and Special Care Baby Units - North Shore Hospital, Waitakere Hospital and Auckland Hospital.
  • Inpatient paediatric wards - Rangatira, Starship and KidzFirst.
  • Emergency Departments - North Shore Hospital, Starship and Waitakere Hospital
  • Community agencies e.g. GPs, Plunket, Taikura Trust, CCS.
  • Paediatric Outpatients Clinics.

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Contact Details

Waitakere Hospital

West Auckland

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3 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland

North Auckland

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This page was last updated at 11:31AM on June 10, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Children's Community Nurses Service.