- About Te Aka Whai Ora
- About Te Whatu Ora
Located in Masterton in the Wellington Region, Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa is one of the smaller hospitals in the country with 89 inpatient beds providing comprehensive health services throughout the Wairarapa District.
Te Whatu Ora | Wairarapa
The hospital supplies a range of core services to a population of approximately 48,800, providing 24-hour acute and elective care including general and orthopaedic surgery, general medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, mental health and community nursing services.
The Wairarapa Region
Well known for its wine industry, splendid coastal views and its beautiful countryside, including the Tararua Range, and the towns of Martinborough and Greytown. Additionally, Wairarapa is known for its rich Māori culture and history.
Located in the lower North Island of New Zealand, to the east of the capital city of Wellington. It is bordered by the Tararua Range to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. The region includes the towns of Masterton, Carterton, and Featherston.
The Wairarapa hospital has three operating rooms for both public and private theatre sessions covering General Surgery, Anaesthetics, Orthopaedics, Urology, Endoscopy, Gynaecology, and Obstetrics, as well as ENT, we also have visiting specialists that provide services onsite including Urology, Oncology and Chemotherapy.
Wairarapa Hospital's private wing, Selina Sutherland is one of only two private hospitals in New Zealand built inside the confines of a public hospital, the private hospital also leases theatre time and support services from Wairarapa Hospital and carries out 500-600 surgical operations each year, funded by ACC and through health insurance.
Here's a list of hospital specialties and services in the Wairarapa
|Bowel Screening Programme|
|Cancer Care Services|
|Emergency – HDU|
|General Medical – Surgical|
|Maternity and Midwifery Services|
|Maori Health Services|
|Paediatrics and SCBU|
|Perioperative Services - Theatre|
|Mental Health Services|
|Geriatrician - Rehabilitation|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
|House Officers and Senior House Officers (FYs 2)|
|Imaging - CT Scanning - Sonographer|
|Oral Health/Dental Services|
|Social Work Services|
|Speech Language Therapy|
Nursing and Midwifery Specialties
|Clinical Coaches – Nursing and Midwifery|
|Clinical Nurse/Midwifery Specialists|
|Duty Nurse Manager|
|Child Development Services (CDS)|
|Community Health and District Nursing|
|FOCUS - Needs Assessment Service Co-ordination|
|Mobile Surgical Unit – Children’s Oral Health Service|
|Wairarapa Community Dental Services- Oral Health (Children)|
For short-term stays
- Metlink Wairarapa operates bus routes around the Wairarapa.
- Taxis and Ubers are available, and many rental vehicle options.
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