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Whitney Te Wano

… other district nurses and ward nurses.

Working in healthcare can take you anywhere – all around the world with opportunities and all around our beautiful country. No day’s the same for me where I spend time in Te Kuiti hospital caring for a number of patients, and then I’ll be working out in the community mostly covering areas Aria, Te Kuiti and the beachside village of Tahaaroa supporting our whānau and communities.

A focus of mine is keeping our infants/pepi, children/tamariki and young peo…

Prevocational training

… advanced trainees who are all experts or advanced practitioners in their fields to present teaching topics. These informal sessions are often case-based and interactive with wide-ranging topics that have an emphasis on a practical approach to caring for patients with various conditions.
Supports the development of an e-portfolio of clinical and professional development.
PGY2/Senior house doctors teaching programme

A comprehensive, generalist teaching programme designed to develop the new docto…


… for children with permanent or significant hearing loss
Hearing aid fitting and follow up for adults who meet Ministry of Health enable full funding of hearing aids
Ototoxicity monitoring
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) department: hearing assessments for patients referred by ENT, including hearing assessment for children under general anaesthetic
Assessment and fitting of bone anchored hearing aid implants.
Provision of services for the Waikato Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Interven…


Research and Clinical Trials
Local and national level audit projects conducted for review of peri-operative outcomes for patients undergoing surgery.

Small, single centre investigator-led clinical trials as well as multi-centre investigator led RCT’s are conducted through collaborative groups such as the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Clinical Trials Network (ANZCA-CTN) and Public Health Research Institute in Canada (PHRI).

The research department also maintains academic…

Breast Cancer

… unit.

This is a Ministry of Health secured web-based database built with the intention of creating a population based picture of breast cancer care in New Zealand.

The register records detailed information about diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of patients with breast cancer, which allows the medical community to monitor standards of care in the Waikato and benchmark against national and international treatment standards.

This confidential database also allows multidisciplinary research int…

Update - 21 December 2021

… normal activity levels over the two months following the outage. The type of procedures undertaken by the DHB was also different to normal over this time as some services experienced significant disruption while the impact to others was limited. Where patients required urgent treatment which could not be provided at Waikato DHB facilities, care was outsourced.

To address any backlog of care, at this time we have increased outsourcing, increased theatre time, and evening and weekend procedures.…

Showcasing our medical scientists

… outcomes in this vital health area.

2019 - Lifetime Achievement Award (winner) - Dr Amanda OakleyDr Oakley has developed the internationally respected DermNet website accessed by more than two million dermatologists, health professionals, students and patients worldwide. Dr Oakley is passionate about using the latest virtual and artificial intelligence technology to provide quicker, cheaper, and accurate diagnosis and management of skin conditions.

2019 - Midland Trauma Research Centre (winne…

During treatment

… your treatment.

Your first Radiation Therapy treatmentThis appointment will be on Level B1 of Lomas Building.

For your first treatment arrive 15-20minutes earlier than your appointment time so you can meet your Radiation Therapists and get ready. Some patients will need to do bladder and bowel preparation prior to their treatment and may need to be in the department 60-90 mins prior to their treatment time. When you arrive, check in with the receptionist who will direct you to your treatment…

Waikato Regional Diabetes Service

… Primary Health Care Organisation (PHO) Diabetes Nurse/Clinician.

The Waikato Regional Diabetes Service are also actively involved in research to improve the care of people with diabetes.

For more information about diabetes please see Information for patients tab.

Service profile
Youth and Young Adult with diabetes (YAYA)
Diabetes in Pregnancy (DiP)
Inpatient hospital care team
Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
Pump and Technology Team
Adult Regional Team (ART)
Adult Weight Management Progr…