For more information on your rights as a patient when using health services please click on the following:
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When receiving treatment from any Waikato DHB service, you will be asked to give staff certain information including:
We need this information to identify you correctly, to provide your care, and for a number of other important safety, administration and planning reasons. Read the Waikato DHB leaflet Your health information - things you need to know for more details.
Completed forms should be sent to:
Private Bag 3200
If you are unhappy about the service you received from a health and disability service provider, you can
The following brochures are available from Waikato DHB and displayed in patient/public areas:
If you are coming into hospital to have an operation that involves the removal of body tissue, it is possible to have this tissue returned on request.
Please discuss this with the doctor or nurse / midwife responsible for your care before your operation.
Please note that tissue is only stored for 14 days after testing is complete. In an emergency situation, tissue will be stored until you or your family / caregiver make a decision about having it returned.