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Waitematā DHB Allied Health

Public Service, Allied Health, Community Health


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


Waitematā DHB Allied Health provides the following services: 


Allied Health Services operate at both North Shore and Waitakere hospitals and community bases.

For general feedback regarding Allied Health, please contact Jude Sprott, Operations Manager, Allied Health, Specialty Medicine & Health of Older People on (09) 486 8920 x 47252.

For further information regarding the specific professions, please click the links above. 

How do I access this service?


Referral Expectations

Community Allied Health Services

According to service specifications provided by the funder, referrals to Allied Health are taken from self or, with the patient's permission, family/ whānau, GPs, hospital staff, specialists and other health professionals.

Please phone the Referral Screener for all requests, information and advice:

Phone:  (09) 486 8945 ext 43222 (8.00am-4.30pm; Monday to Friday)



For New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, no fees apply for services provided by Allied Health. For non-residents, a cost may apply. If you have any concerns regarding the cost of your healthcare, please click here for more details.


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For Physiotherapy and Social Work weekend services, please click on links to professions below.


  • Medical Wards

    Depending on the reason for admission to a medical ward, you may require input from any of the allied health professions.… More

  • Surgical Wards

    For a period following surgery, you may have difficulty managing your normal daily activities.… More

  • Orthopaedic Wards

    Whether you are having planned surgery such as a hip or knee replacement or you break a bone and need to be admitted to hospital, the allied health team will assist you in managing the difficulties that arise.… More

  • Emergency Department & Admission and Discharge Unit

    Social Work, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy are available to assist in making your return home from the Emergency Department as safe as possible.… More

  • Intensive Care & High Dependency Units

    At times of serious illness that require admission to the ICU/HDU, both Social Work and Physiotherapy are available to provide support and input to maximise your or a family member's return to health.… More

  • Community & Outpatients

    Allied Health services will be provided in a setting most appropriate for service delivery and will include (but not limited to) considerations such as cultural appropriateness, accessibility, the most effective and efficient use of resources, and where the best outcomes will be achieved.… More

  • Services Not Covered

    The Allied Health services listed above relate to service for adults with physical health conditions.… More

Services Provided

Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Rehabilitation

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Travel Directions

North Shore Hospital

To get to Physiotherapy Outpatients or the Allied Health Department, park in the main carpark and walk towards the hospital building. Instead of entering through the main entrance, make your way to the left and enter through ENTRANCE 3.

Once through Entrance 3, walk straight, passing through 3 sets of doors until you reach the end of the corridor. You are now at the Allied Health/Physiotherapy Reception Desk.

Waitakere Hospital

Option 1: Enter through the main entrance and follow signs to THERAPY DEPARTMENT.

Option 2: Enter through Entrance F and follow signs to THERAPY DEPARTMENT.


North Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

North Shore Hospital

North Auckland

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Waitakere Hospital

West Auckland

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

More details…

This page was last updated at 3:10PM on May 5, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Allied Health.