Gynaecology is the care of women with problems of the female reproductive system (ovaries, tubes, womb, cervix, vagina). The Gynaecology team provides general gynaecology at a secondary and tertiary level, and limited gynaecology oncology services for ovarian and endometrial malignancy.
Menstrual disorders, endometriosis and pelvic pain, hormone replacement therapy, contraceptive and sterilisation advice, and early pregnancy difficulties.
Diagnoses and treats pelvic floor dysfunction and urinary incontinence. Regular clinics are available for diagnosis and to plan treatment.
Clinics for investigating and examining the cervix.
Safe legal and women-centred abortion service to women of the Waikato region.
Pre-pregnancy consulting services
Provided through gynaecology clinics. We provide secondary and tertiary care to women who require assessment and ongoing management throughout their pregnancy in our antenatal clinics.
Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic
A referral and appointment based unit that provides support and acts as a link to further care management that women may need.
Waikato DHB offers publicly funded fertility consultations and treatments through Fertility Associates.
Publicly funded fertility consultations are available to people who are:
- Not pregnant after 12 months or trying, or
- Have a known male or female factor such as endometriosis, blocked tubes, anovulation or a very low sperm count, or
- Have a genetic condition that can be identified and treated before pregnancy, or
- Require fertility preservation before undergoing medical treatment that is likely to compromise their fertility, such as chemotherapy.
Dr Narena Dudley
Clinical Director Gynaecology
- Women’s Health Clinics, Level B3, Elizabeth Rothwell Building (includes Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic)
- Ward E1 Women’s Health (Gynaecology and Obstetrics), Level 1, Elizabeth Rothwell Building