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Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Public Hospital

369 Taieri Road
Wakari
Dunedin
OTA 9010

Description

Service Types: Mental Health, Intellectual, Medical

Emergency Care: where to go if emergency care is required

Region

Dunedin - South Otago

Visiting Hours

Wards 9A and 10A are by appointment only. All other mental health, intellectual disability (ISIS) visiting times are: 3:00pm – 8:00pm or other times by arrangement. Long-term rehabilitation ward: 2:00pm – 8:00pm with special arrangements for families, telephone: (03) 476 2191.

Returned Services Association visitors please telephone: (03) 466 4888.

Refreshments

Cafeteria

Mon to Fri: 8:00am – 4:00pm.      
Not open on weekends or public holidays.

Travel Directions

Public Transport

The bus to Wakari Hospital is a service that runs through the Octagon from Caversham and Corstorphine. The bus stops just outside the hospital on Taieri Road.

The service runs every half hour on weekdays and hourly on weekends.

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Parking

Free car parking available.

Accommodation

Te Whare Whānau

Information pamphlets are found at the Enquiries Desk, Dunedin Hospital and on the wards at Wakari Hospital. Hospital social workers are available to assist.

Te Whare Whānau provides accommodation for up to two whānau of critically ill patients at Dunedin Hospital.

  • Contact the Maori Health Liaison Service, telephone: (03) 474 0999 extn 58649.

Security

Security officers patrol the facilities, including car parks on a 24-hour basis.

Entrances are locked from 6:00pm – 7:45am. Use the intercom buttons to gain access.

Support Services

Maori Mental Health Service - Te Oranga Tonu Tanga

Te Oranga Tonu Tanga and the Intellectual Disability Service provide cultural support to tangata whaiora and their whānau in all areas of Oranga Hinengaro (Mental Health) and the Intellectual Disability Service.  Kaioranga hauora Māori (Māori health workers) are housed in Te Taiahoaho in the grounds of Wakari Hospital.…

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Admission 
If you have cold or flu symptoms or other infectious illness i.e. chicken pox or measles, please call: Dunedin Admissions Office, telephone (03) 470 9322 Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Map
Wakari Site Map
 
Meals

  • Breakfast: 7:00am – 8:30am
  • Lunch:       12:00noon – 1:30pm
  • Dinner:       5:15pm – 6:30pm

Newspaper
Most Dunedin wards are visited by a paper seller daily with the Otago Daily Times

  • Phone

    (03) 476 9999

  • Fax

    (03) 474 7025

Website

369 Taieri Road
Wakari
Dunedin
OTA 9010

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Street Address

369 Taieri Road
Wakari
Dunedin
OTA 9010