Wellington Hospital – Nga Puna Waiora
Wellington Regional Hospital is the largest facility operated by Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) and is one of five major tertiary hospitals in New Zealand.
It provides a comprehensive range of specialist secondary services and regional tertiary services. These tertiary services include cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, renal medicine and transplants, genetics, oncology, paediatric surgery, neonatal intensive care, obstetrics, trauma, endocrinology, intensive care, urology, rehabilitation and specialised forensic services.
As a major teaching hospital, Wellington provides an educational environment for medical students of Otago University’s Wellington School of Medicine and postgraduate training for clinical professionals.
Wellington Regional Hospital is also the region’s main emergency and only trauma service, with a rooftop helipad providing a link to surgical, intensive care, neonatal intensive care and emergency services.
Inpatient adult mental health services and a day hospital are provided at Te Whare O Matairangi on the Wellington campus.
All Capital & Coast District Health Board facilities are smoke free.
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Finding your way around
You will find maps and signs throughout the hospital.
Map 1 – Displays entrances to Wellington Regional Hospital.
Map 2 – Displays the hospital levels and department locations
If you’re unsure of where to go, please ask a staff member. All staff members wear identity cards and are happy to help you.
The following is a list of wards.
Level 2: Ground floor and reception:2 North: Blood and Cancer Centre
2 Central: Clinical Measurement Unit, Main Outpatients
2 South: Transit Lounge, Radiology/ X-Ray
Level 3: Theatres and ICU:3 North: Women’s Clinics, Blood and Cancer Centre, Te Mahoe
3 Central: Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Admissions
3 South: Sterile Services
Level 4: Women’s Services:4 North: Gynecology, Ante and Post-Natal
4 South: Delivery Suite, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Level 5: Medical Wards:5 North: General Medicine, Oncology and Renal
5 Central: Renal Dialysis
5 South: General Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Level 6: Medical Wards:6 North: Orthopaedic and Urology
6 Central: Allied Health
6 South: Cardiology and Cardiothoracic
Level 7: Surgical Wards:7 North: General Surgical, Vascular and Ear, Nose and Throat
7 Central: Day Unit
7 South: Neuroscience, Stroke and Eyes
3DHB – Acute Inpatient Services – Youth and Adult
3DHB – Consultation Liaison
3DHB – Crisis Resolution Service (CRS)
3DHB – Regional Personality Disorder Service (RPDS)
3DHB – Team for Assertive Community Treatment (TACT)
Capital & Coast DHB Child Sexual Abuse Services
Community Health Service (District Nurses)
Diabetes Research Centre
Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Services
Gastroenterology & GI Endoscopy Services
General Surgery Service
Genetic Health Service NZ – Central Hub
Infection Control Community
Infectious Diseases Department
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Metabolic and Bariatric Service (CRMBS)
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
NZ Familial Gastrointestinal Cancer Service (NZFGCS)
NZMFMN – Wellington
Obstetrics & Maternity Services
Older Adult Service
ORA – Older Adult, Rehabilitation and Allied Health Services
Pain Service – Regional Service
Palliative Care Service
Preparing for Your Surgery
Termination of Pregnancy & Counselling Service – Women’s Health Service Te Mahoe
Vascular Surgery Service
Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre
Wellington Children’s Hospital (Paediatric)
Wellington Hospitals Foundation
Whanau Care Services