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Waitematā DHB Children's Community Nurses Service

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8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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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 – Sun8:00 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

    Waitakere Hospital
    55-75 Lincoln Road
    Henderson
    Waitakere
    Auckland

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    Street Address

    Waitakere Hospital
    55-75 Lincoln Road
    Henderson
    Waitakere
    Auckland

    Postal Address

    Children's Community Nurses - West
    Private Bag 93-115
    Henderson
    Auckland 0650

    Children's Community Nurses - North
    Private Bag 93-503
    Takapuna
    Auckland 0740

    3 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland

    North Auckland

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    This page was last updated at 10:16AM on July 22, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Children's Community Nurses Service.