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New Endoscopy Unit Work Begins

The Whangarei Hospital endoscopy service currently operates from two separate locations; one in the theatre complex and the second in the medical outpatient zone. The service is to be relocated and consolidated to provide a more streamlined service for both acute and elective endoscopy procedures. A new unit is to be built in the old […]

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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