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VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstancesFurther details...

Last updated:
27 March 2020

  • No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstances. The exceptions to the no visitor policy include:
    • A nominated person supporting a terminally ill patient through their end of life care
    • A parent/guardian who is supporting a child
    • The chosen support person of a woman who is giving birth. This does not apply to the woman’s postnatal stay however, and no visitors will be permitted during this stage of the woman’s care
  • The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply outside of these exemptions is at the discretion of the Charge Nurse/Midwife Manager or another lead clinician.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to visit at any time.
  • All visitors will be assessed at the entry to ensure they meet the exception criteria and will be required to register their details.
  • Visitors who are unwell will not be allowed entry.

These restrictions apply to all wards and services at all times, including the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Surgery

17 documents.

Guidelines to establish clinical threshold elective surgery

Guidelines information used to establish the clinical threshold for each of the five elective surgeries. Knee, hip, hernia, colonoscopy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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The costs of Breast reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction: The budgeted cost of the clinical codes covering procedures for breast reconstruction: 4553002, 4553900,4554500, 4554501, 4554502

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Information about colonoscopies since 2010-2011

Information regarding fibreoptic colonoscopies to Hepatic Flexure or to Caecum provided since 2010/2011.

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Mastectomies, Lumpectomies, Breast reconstruction surgeries

Number of mastectomies and lumpectomies undertaken in DHB hospitals and contracted out to private provider since 2015. Number of breast reconstruction procedures.

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Wait times for elective procedures

Wait times for five common elective procedures: Knee replacement, Hip replacement, Hernia surgery, colonoscopy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for past five years.

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Woman giving birth as a man

In the last three years how many women who have undergone gender affirmation surgery who have given birth as a man after the surgery?

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Hip replacements in the last five years

Number of hip replacements done over the past five years and current forecasting of how many will be done this year?

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People treated for a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

Number of people diagnosed and treated - Thyroglossal Duct Cyst 2018 and 2019 Year to date.

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Sterilisation equipment failure

Details of incidents relating to equipment not being properly sterilised in 2018 and 2019 to date.

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Public hospital surgery cancellation rates

Surgery cancellation rates in year ending June 2018

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Surgical Training and non training positions vacant as at 11 June 2018

Surgical and Surgical Subspecialties Registrar training positions vacancies...

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Information about breast reconstruction

What is the DHB’s total annual funding allocation for breast reconstruction? What advice does the DHB give to patients about...

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Surgeries outsourced following closure of two theatres in January and February 2018

The total number of all elective surgeries that were outsourced as a result of the closure of the two theatres...

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Fees paid by ACC for surgery following an accident

Will surgery fees for an accident in NZ be paid by ACC

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Hip, Knee, Cataract treatment waiting lists

Projections and assessments relating to patient numbers for Knee, Hip and cataract treatment.

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