The Bay of Plenty DHB's District Nursing Service provides
patient-centred specialist nursing care in the community. This care
can be delivered in your home, at school or workplace or at a
district nursing clinic.
The District Nurses provide quality nursing care and education
for wound care, ulcer treatment, Doppler assessment, continence,
oncology (palliative) care, respiratory and oxygen maintenance,
stoma management, ACC nursing services, Hospital in the Home
service and personal and home care assessment (Tauranga only).
To contact the Tauranga District Nursing service phone 07 579
8000 or Whakatāne District Nursing Service phone 07 3060706 and ask
to speak to a District Nurse.
Tauranga District nursing clinics are available from Tauranga
Hospital, Lexham Park, Katikati and Te Puke Community Centre.
Whakatāne District Nursing clinics are available from Whakatāne
Hospital, Kawerau and Opotiki.
To be seen at any of these clinics you must have an
You need to be referred to the District Nursing Service
following discharge from hospital, from your GP, or other health
care professional working in either the hospital or the
Hospital in the Home Service
Share with patient Shane and his wife Davina, their experience
of using the Hospital in the Home service.
February 22, 2016