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If you have visitors with mobility or occupational therapy needs coming to visit this holiday season, please remind them to bring any special needs equipment they use on a daily basis with them. This includes walking frames, crutches, shower chairs, over toilet frames, etc.
A Minister, a mayor, and the maternity unitís first mum came together with staff on 1 November to celebrate a decade of good health at the Kapiti Health Centre. Tania Yip was the first woman to use the new birthing unit in 2003 and was joined by her daughter Pearl, pictured left with the Hon Nathan Guy and Kapiti Mayor Ross Church. Pearl also celebrates her 10th birthday this year. Read more here >
Building closer relationships with aged residential care (ARC) facilities, like Kemp Home & Hospital, plays an important role in our efforts to reduce hospital admissions through our Community Health Services (CHS) district nursing teams. Staff are now more confident in their practice, and unnecessary hospitalisations are avoided - better for patients, and their families. Read more here >
Unless it's an emergency your General Practice should always be your first choice.
For free advice 24 hours a day.
You can read the Capital & Coast DHB 2013/14 Annual Plan here >
Capital & Coast DHB Quality Accounts 2012/13 are now available to read online.
CCDHB funds and provides health services in the lower part of the North Island.
We operate Wellington Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and the Kapiti Health Centre, in addition to contracting hundreds of services from community-based health professionals.
The Shared Care Record is intended to share your relevant health information from your GP with other health professionals, including hospitals.
The type of information that will be initially available includes any medical conditions or disabilities you may have, recent tests or results from x-rays or blood tests and what medicines you have been prescribed.
Capital & Coast District Health Board is one of the biggest employers in the Wellington region and offers diverse and interesting career choices. Our new regional hospital is a teaching hospital offering brand new facilities and the latest technology.
So, if you’re thinking of a medical, specialist or trade career – contacting Capital & Coast District Health Board just makes sense.