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Capital & Coast DHB Child Sexual Abuse Services

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Description

Specialist medical services provided by forensically trained doctors and nurses delivering medical assessments for children who have experienced sexual abuse.  

Age: 0-13 years

Region: Wellington, Kapiti, Porirua

Description:

Our staff will provide support and information and ensure you and your child's privacy is protected at all times when your child has an appointment following sexual abuse.  We will offer:

  • Confidential support and advice
  • Information on what to expect with appointments and procedures
  • A general health check for your child including behavioural symptoms that may arise following abuse and provide advice on how to manage this
  • A general medical examination
  • Forensic examination if required
  • Referral to specialist support agencies for ongoing support
  • Assistance with ACC support for counselling

How to Access:

Referrals are accepted from Health Professionals, Police and Oranga Tamariki.  

If an acute sexual abuse medical assessment is required call (03) 385 5999 and ask to speak to the sexual abuse Paediatrician on call.

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Wellington Children's Hospital
Level 5 Grace Neil Block
Riddiford Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021

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Wellington Children's Hospital
Level 5 Grace Neil Block
Riddiford Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021

Postal Address

Private Bag 7902
Wellington South

This page was last updated at 4:07PM on September 10, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Capital & Coast DHB Child Sexual Abuse Services.