Older Peoples - Mental Health


Ward 6C is a 16-bed locked ward. Admissions are from the Community or from within Dunedin Hospital wards 


The Gibson Day Unit (GDU) offers a Monday to Friday day based service catering for different groups of older people with varying mental health needs.


Community Psychiatric Nurses (CPN) are based at the Gibson Day Unit. They provide a seven day a week service, assessing, treating and monitoring clients in their own homes or other community settings.


The Nurse Practitioner is an expert role working independently and collaboratively with other health professionals and carers to enhance the care and support of other people with significant mental health problems in the community.



Dunedin Hospital 201 Great King St


Contact Details

Ward 6C - 03 474 7857

GDU and CPNs - 03 474 0999 ask for one of the above services

24 hour Freephone - 0800 44 33 66