Our departments and wards

See below for information about Whanganui Hospital's departments and wards.

Older people's health service

The Whanganui region’s higher-than-average population of older people (16 percent of Whanganui’s residents are aged 65 years or over) means a higher-than-average demand on our community’s health and social services.

 
Mental health and addiction

Whanganui DHB provides a range of mental health and addiction services in the community, rural areas and on the Whanganui Hospital campus.

 
Dental services

We provide a range of outpatient and inpatient oral health services. This is by referral from a medical or dental practitioner.

 
X-ray and radiology

Radiology (X-ray) is a medical specialty which uses a variety of different imaging technologies and equipment to image the body and diagnose disease.

 
Pharmacy

  We have a pharmacist on-call after hours, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 
Therapy services

  Our Therapy Service comprises a Child Development Service, Social Work Service, Physiotherapy Service, Occupational Therapy Service, Dietitics Service and Speech Language Therapy Service.

 
Physiotherapy Services

Contact details   Opening hours   Reception 06 348 1286     8am - 4.

 
ATR Ward/Acute Stroke Unit

Whether you are a patient or visitor in our Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation Ward (ATR)/Acute Stroke Unit you will notice we use a 'team nursing' model for providing you with the best possible care.

 
Theatre Services

Whanganui Hospital's Theatre Services Unit includes pre-admission clinics, a day of surgery unit, endoscopy clinics, operating theatres and a post-anaesthetic care unit (recovery room).

 
Medical Ward

Whether you are a patient or visitor in Whanganui Hospital's Medical Ward you will notice we use a 'team nursing' model for providing you with the best possible care.

 

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