District Nursing

 

Introduction

The district nursing service provides comprehensive nursing care to the greater Dunedin area including Palmerston and Middlemarch. This includes specialist wound care (including ACC), intravenous medications administration, palliative care, catheter management and short term personal care.

The service is closely linked to Dunedin hospital to help ensure patients are supported safely in the community after hospital discharge while also maintaining close liaison with local GP practices, Hospice and residential facilities.

Referral is through the Care Coordination Centre Single Point of Entry.

   

Location

Wakari Hospital 369 Taieri Rd

  • ISIS Centre
   

Contact Details

Ph: 03 476 9500

   
Links

Oamaru Hospital - www.oamaruhospital.co.nz

Clutha Rural Hospital - www.cluthahealth.co.nz

Central Otago Health Services - www.cohsl.co.nz