38 Kotare Street
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- Crisis Assessment Treatment Team (CATT) More Info
- Diabetes Service More Info
- Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) More Info
- General Surgery More Info
- Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (iCAMHS) More Info
- Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) More Info
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PO Box 841
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Family and friends are welcome to visit Taupo Hospital between 11am and 1.30pm and 4pm and 8pm every day.
Special arrangements are in place in the maternity and children’s areas, the intensive care and coronary care units.
If your child is a patient, you are welcome to stay with your child.
For relatives or friends visiting or staying at the hospital, food is available from the cafeteria. We encourage visitors to go to the cafeteria for a break and refreshments and not to eat in the patient areas.
The cafeteria is situated off the main corridor, opposite the inpatient unit.
Hours of operation are: 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday. A limited service is available on weekends.
Public access to Taupo Hospital is via the main entrance off Kotare Street.
After 8.00pm the main doors are locked and access is via the Emergency Department or the Maternity Unit.
Public parking is available as signposted, in the areas of ED, Maternity and Outpatients. Please park in the right area.
Visitors are asked not to park at the rear of the hospital as this area is set aside for staff parking.
Transport and Accommodation Assistance
There is help available for patients who have been referred to publicly funded appointments out of town and qualify for National Travel Assistance. To find out if you qualify for travel, accommodation and shuttle service enquiries please phone
National Travel Assistance (NTA) Office 0800 768 537 Monday to Friday 9.00am — 4.00pm (excluding public holidays).
Please note: Not everyone qualifies for full assistance. Please discuss your circumstances with the coordinator to see what help is available.
There is no whanau accommodation available at Taupo Hospital.
Taupo Hospital Pharmacy supplies medications to inpatients at Taupo Hospital.
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Our security measures and hospital rules ensure the protection and safety of all patients and staff. Staff are trained to take appropriate action in the event of an emergency situation or security alert.
Please advise your nurse if you have any concerns about your personal safety.
Anyone displaying acts of verbal or physical violence directed at staff, patients, family/ whānau will be removed from the hospital and if necessary, police assistance will be sought.