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Northland DHB Child Health Services

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Referral Expectations

Please speak with your family doctor if you think your child requires our service.  There are some criteria for access to the service. 

You may also call Healthline 0800 611 116 for free 24-hour health advice or check Kidshealth for information from paediatricians on New Zealand specific child health conditions.

If there are child protection concerns please contact Oranga Tamariki

If you are concerned about a child's mental health click here to find out who to speak to.

Services / Treatments

  • Child Health Centre

    Child Health Centre provides outpatient services for the assessment of childhood medical, physical and developmental problems for children in Northland aged 0 – 16 years.… More

  • Children's Ward

    Ward 2 is a 22 bed general paediatric ward providing care for medical, orthopaedic and surgical patients.… More

  • Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

    The Special Care Baby Unit is a 10 cot unit which cares for unwell term babies or premature babies > 32 weeks gestation.… More

  • Te Māhuri - Child Health Connection Service

    Te Māhuri - Child Health Connection Service will be launched late 2019… More

Services Provided

Hospitals and cancer treatment centres

  • Public hospitals

Cancer Types

Childhood Cancers

Visiting Hours

Children's Ward and SCBU

Please click here to view current visiting hours.


There is usually parking available dedicated to the NDHB Child Health Service at Whangārei Hospital.

Contact Details

163 Parnell Street
Northland 0443

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Street Address

163 Parnell Street
Northland 0443

This page was last updated at 8:45AM on December 17, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Child Health Services.