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Bay of Islands Hospital – First Walls Go Up!

There was much excitement at Bay of Islands Hospital on 21 September as the first walls were lifted into place.  After years of preparation it is very exciting to finally see some progress. The 12 panels that make up the west wall and the lift shaft of the new build were gently lifted straight off the delivery truck, […]

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Northland DHB Hospital Redevelopment Bay of Islands Redevelopment

Project Plans

The Northland DHB are constructing a 2-storey building that will include new facilities for an Accident & Medical department, Radiology, After-Hours GP and Medical Ward.



The plans for the hospital refurbishment will see a new Accident & Medical department, which will also provide new facilities for Radiology and for GPs to provide after-hours services. 


Features include:

  • Two x After-Hours GP Consult Rooms
  • Four x Acute Patient Bays
  • Two x Resuscitation Bays
  • Isolation Room and Decontaminant Bathroom
  • Radiology Services
  • Two x Radiology Change Rooms
  • Waiting Areas
  • Ambulance access at rear
  • Lift and stair access to Level One
  • Communications Room
  • Dedicated beverage, storage, utilities, cleaners, four x toilets and shower areas



A new 20-bed Medical Ward is also being built above the Accident and Medical department for the relocation of the current General Ward, with access via lift and stairs.


Features include:

  • 20-bed ward
  • Dedicated palliative care room
  • Dedicated paediatric care room that includes parent stay
  • Ensuites in all rooms
  • Two x patient lounges
  • Dedicated pantry/beverages area
  • Dedicated staff facilities, utilities and storage areas