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Media releases

'Golden Hip Award’ for top-performing Te Whatu Ora fracture service

A holistic model of care is paying dividends for hip fracture patients at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand’s North Shore Hospital which has just been presented with a…

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We’re proud to announce our new name: Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitematā.

We’re proud to announce our new name: Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitematā. Read full release 

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Special Care Baby Unit at Waitakere Hospital opens to the public

The newly upgraded and expanded Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Waitakere Hospital opened to the public this morning, and all babies and parents who were previously being cared for…

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Learning to communicate after a stroke – volunteer group celebrates its 40th anniversary

Telesia (Sia) Key, who had a stroke in 2020, feels she owes a debt of gratitude to the Volunteer Stroke Scheme (VSS) as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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New Waitematā DHB development gives vulnerable babies ‘best-possible’ start to life

The opening of a new Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Waitakere Hospital today is the latest milestone in an ongoing upgrade of the site that is designed to meet…

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Go-ahead given for four new units at Mason Clinic

Additional Government funding has been approved for four new inpatient units at the Mason Clinic in Point Chevalier – the forensic psychiatry service operated by Waitematā DHB for the metro…

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Official opening of new home for managed withdrawal inpatient service

A specialised service providing medically supervised withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs has relocated to a modern new city-based Auckland location. Read full release 

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Tribute to war nurse and hospital trail blazer

A plaque commemorating the life of World War Two nurse Eliza Daisy Cargo has been rediscovered on a construction site at North Shore Hospital and returned to a place of…

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Waitematā DHB nurturing and growing the Māori workforce

New Waitematā DHB employee Helen Kearns had a later-in-life call to become a doctor. Helen always had a passion for health care and first started training as a nurse.

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WDHB Online Appointment Booking

We are now offering an online appointment booking service for some of our outpatient clinics at North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.

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