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Feedback and complaints

What matters to you is important to us. Your feedback helps us improve our services. All our wards and clinics have feedback cards so you can record your comments on the spot and know they will be seen by the nurse in charge of the ward.

You can also submit your feedback or complaint using our online forms:

Please feel free to raise any issues or concerns at the time with any member of your care team. If you are not happy with their response, ask to see the nurse in cha...

Feedback or complaints


What matters to you is important to us. Your feedback helps us improve our services.

If you have an immediate concern about your treatment or care, or the care of a family member, tell us. Many problems can be resolved quickly by talking things over. Speak to a staff member or ask to speak to a manager e.g. charge nurse, clinical nurse leader or team leader in the department, clinic or ward. If they are not available, ask to speak to the duty manager.


Mental Health Service for Older People (MHSOP)

Mental Health Service for Older People (MHSOP)This service is for patients over the age of 65 years.

Most referrals will be initially assessed in their place of residence by a community mental health nurse, consultant or registrar. The team also includes social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists and a community support worker.

InpatientWard OPR1 is located at 214 Pembroke Street, Hamilton, Level B2, Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building, Waikato Hospita...

Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CCTVS)

Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CCTVS)Cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery concerns all conditions related to heart, lung and blood vessels.

Waikato Hospital’s Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CCTVS) team provides a combination of cardiac, thoracic and vascular procedures in the one speciality area. The team includes cardiologists, cardiothoracic consultants, vascular consultants, registrars and house officers, interns, and ward staff incl...


CardiologyCardiology is the medical specialty that diagnoses and treats disorders and diseases of the heart including congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart valve problems and heart failure.

Cardiology is a large multidisciplinary unit which provides both secondary and tertiary outpatient and inpatient services for the Waikato and the wider the Midland region.

The department includes 12 cardiologists, plus registrars and house officers, cardiac technic...

Work with us

The Waikato Regional Cancer Centre is located at Waikato Hospital in the city of Hamilton, New Zealand. This centre serves a population of 580,000 from Waikato, Lakes and Tairawhiti District Health Boards. The service has a staff of approximately 120 and comprises of an Oncology Department which includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy, an inpatient ward, palliative care service, and a Haematology Department. The Waikato radiation therapy service is Varian integrated with Eclipse, Aria and four...

Critical Care

Critical Care including Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU)Critical Care is an area where specialist care is given to patients when rapid, potentially reversible, life-threatening diseases or injury occur, such as a major accident, a severe infection, coma or following a major operation.
Critical Care is divided into two areas:

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where critically ill patients are cared for
High Dependency Unit (HDU) where patients require extr...

Going into labour

Labour is the process where your cervix (neck of the womb) gradually stretches open to let your baby be born. Labour happens in three stages.

First stage The first stage of labour can last 4-36 hours for a first baby. This is when your cervix gradually gets short (effaces), thins out, comes forward and opens to about 10cm.

Your baby’s head comes down further and further into your birth canal as the opening happens.

Second stage This is the part where your...