Coming to Taumarunui Hospital

Taumarunui Hospital is a busy rural facility, which employs 94 staff. It has been an accredited service since 1991.

Address

Kururau Rd
Taumarunui

How to find us

Telephone

  • (07) 896 0020

Hospital visiting hours

  • 11am - 1.30pm & 4 - 8pm daily

Parking

  • Visitor parking is available on site, at no charge.

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  • Please refer to the letter you have received setting out the date and time you should arrive, and any other instructions.
  • If you have any queries, please contact the service/phone number that is given in your letter.
  • If you have misplaced your letter, contact the main hospital number.

Clinic appointment

  • Please refer to the letter you have received setting out the date and time you should arrive, and any other instructions.
  • If you cannot attend your appointment, please contact the clinic as soon as possible.
  • If you have misplaced your appointment letter, contact the main hospital number.

Taumarunui Hospital Staff

Family Health Team appointment

Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, district nurses, social workers, dietitians and public health nurses are members of the Family Health Team based at Taumarunui Hospital. You will be referred to them for an appointment which may be at their place or at yours.

  • Check your appointment letter to see where the appointment is.
  • If our staff are visiting you, remember to
    • restrain and secure dogs
    • do not smoke during our visits
    • advise us if there are any hazards that may be around your home or workplace.
  • If you cannot attend your appointment, please contact the Family Health Team as soon as possible.

Taumarunui Hospital Staff

Visiting information

Visiting hours are 11am - 1.30pm and 4 - 8pm daily.
  • If you have a cold, diarrhoea, viral illness or are generally feeling unwell, please do not visit patients.
  • All gang regalia, patches or gang colours must be removed.
  • Children under 14 must be supervised and accompanied by an adult.
  • Business visitors must register at our enquiries desk and obtain a Waikato DHB visitors’ pass.

Visitor facilities

  • Taumarunui Hospital has a lovely cafeteria available with a range of hot and cold food/drink options available to purchase. Open from 8am to 2pm Monday - Friday- eftpos available. Water cooler and tea making facilities in the Visitors Lounge in the ward area.Visitor parking is available on site - no charge.
  • Quiet room for family to use during the day.
  • No ATM/cash machine available - but there are a number of ATM/cash machines in the township a short drive away.

Taumarunui Hospital Staff

Overnight accommodation options

We have a furnished whanau house available for overnight accommodation for patients' families.