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Patient and Visitor Information

Our approach to your care
A matou whakatata ki o tumanako

Northland DHB has several hospitals located throughout the Northland district.
If you need to stay in one of our hospitals, or you have a family member or friend in one of our hospitals, you should visit our
 Visitor and Patient Information page to find out more about how you can make their stay more comfortable.

For all emergencies dial 111 from any New Zealand landline or mobile phone.

Safe Sleep TV Commercials

Safe Sleep TV Commercials

With one of the highest rates for SUDI in New Zealand the Northland DHB (in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu) has produced four television commercials promoting the SUDI prevention acronym PEPE – Place, Eliminate, Position and Encourage. 

Click here to access the four commercials and SUDI prevention health education information

Northland Health Services Plan 2012-2017

Full Northland Health Services Plan

The Northland Health Services Plan (NHSP) is a 5 year plan with a 20-year horizon. Taking a 'whole-of-system’ approach - our Triple Aim focus is on addressing population health, delivering a high quality patient experience and considering cost and productivity. 

Click here to access the full NHSP, the Executive Summary, and more information about the delivery of the plan 

Health Targets

Published to encourage public scrutiny of the health sector, the six health targets cover shorter waiting times for emergency department treatment, smoking, immunisation, diabetes and cardiovascular services as well as reduced waiting times for critical cancer treatment and elective surgery.

Health targets are essential performance indicators, providing district health boards a focus for action and can be measured as to the impact they are making in improving health for all New Zealanders. 

See Northland's Latest Health Targets Results

For more information go to the Heath Targets web page on the Ministry of Health website.

Whanau Pack - 3rd edition now available

Click on the image for your very own copy read more...

First Do No Harm

At Northland DHB, the safety of our patients is a priority.

That’s why we’re part of the First, Do No Harm campaign that aims to minimise preventable harm during care.

Click here for details of the regional initiatives we’re involved in to ensure the highest standards of care for our patients.

Infant Formula Protection


The New Zealand Government and industry are responding to a criminal blackmail threat to contaminate infant and other formula with the toxin 1080. 

Click here to be redirected to the official site for all the latest updates and contact details. The response is developing rapidly, please check back often.

If you have any questions about what to feed your baby, call Plunketline 0800 93 39 22

The Medical Museum

Founded by John Swinney FRCA, retired anaesthetist at Whangarei Hospital, the Northland Medical Museum Trust houses a comprehensive range of medical memorabilia and literature. (More)

Matanui - Youth Resilience


Enough is Enough Anti-Violence Documentary

Enough is Enough is a 27 min documentary in memory of Patricia Ann (WOWO) McGrath who died as a result of an act of violence in January 2013. A true representation of the loss and hurt family violence causes a family, friends and the community read more...

Te Tai Tokerau Alliance for Health

Northland DHB, PHOs and Maori non-government organisations have launched the Te Tai Tokerau Alliance for Health. Its aim is to reduce health inequalities and improve the health and wellbeing of all Northlanders. It is seen as a new way of working to achieve real change in the delivery of healthcare in the region, enabling a move to closer integration of services across hospitals and the community.

For more information visit the Te Tai Tokerau Alliance for Health webpage.

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Our Hospital Switchboard

09 430 4100
09 439 3330
Bay of Islands
09 404 0280
09 408 9180

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Whangarei Hospital Redevelopment Link to redevelopment website

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