Waikato Hospital is a tertiary, teaching hospital that provides all hospital services (with the exception of organ transplants), plus clinical diagnostic and support services including radiology, laboratory and pharmacy. It provides tertiary services for the Midland region comprising district health boards of Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Tairawhiti and Taranaki.
- The hospital has 600 inpatient beds, 22 operating theatres and a dedicated outpatient clinic and procedure centre.
- All diagnostic and treatment facilities are on one large campus called Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus in Hamilton which is central location within the tertiary health region, with road and air ambulance support. Services and specialties based at Waikato Hospital are listed under their own name in our A-Z Services.
- Its clinical specialties include internal medicine, oncology and haematology, surgical services, paediatrics, gynaecology and obstetrics, emergency and critical care, radiology and anaesthetics.
- It is a teaching hospital with links to the University of Auckland, University of Waikato and Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology). The campus includes an education centre with excellent library, and a clinical skills centre with a clinical simulation suite. It offers research opportunities and many specialties have their own research unit.
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Acting Chief Operating Officer
Dr Grant Howard