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Kenepuru Community Hospital: a guide to services

Contact details
Kenepuru Community Hospital, 16 Hospital Drive, Kenepuru, Porirua City
Telephone: (04) 385 5999

Meet & Greet - Volunteer Services
Kenepuru Community Hospital operates a volunteer service which is run by Wellington Hospitals & Health Foundation. The duties of the volunteers range from Meet & Greet volunteers who are located at the main entrance to help you find your way to services within the hospital.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Kenepuru Hospital please contact either the Volunteer Coordinator on (04) 237 0179 extn. 7217 or Wellington Hospitals & Health Foundation on (04) 918 1137.

Cafeteria
Cafe Vibe is located on the ground floor of the Ward Block.
Hours: 8.00am – 2.30pm Monday – Friday.
The tea and coffee facilities are available for patients 24 hrs 7 days week.

Poppies Cafe is located in the hospitals main entrance foyer.
Hours: 7.30am-4pm Monday to Friday

Public Toilets
Public toilets are located on the main corridor of the clinical services block.
Disabled toilets are located opposite the Radiology/X-Ray unit.

Public Transport
A bus stop is located at the main entrance. For information on public transport options, contact Metlink on 0800 801 700.

ATM Cash Machine
The ATM machine is located on the ground floor of the Ward Block next to the Ground Coffee Shop in the front foyer.

Flowers, gifts, letters and parcels
Flowers, gifts, letters or parcels should be clearly marked with the patient’s name and ward. Flowers are not allowed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Send letters and parcels to the address below.

Kenepuru Community Hospital
PO Box 50215
Porirua

For delivery of Flowers and Gifts, the address is:

Kenepuru Community Hospital
16 Hospital Drive
Porirua

Post Office Box
This is located opposite to the ATM machine and is cleared daily at 2.30pm.

Maps
Kenepuru Community Hospital map

Chaplain/Quiet Room

Chaplaincy staff

Kath MacLean Pager 2725
and Noel Tiano Pager 7543

At Kenepuru there is a Quiet Room on first floor between wards 4-5 available to patients, visitors who need a place for reflection, prayer or simply time out. A similar room is available near the Outpatients’ Department on ground floor.

We are available for staff, patients, and their relatives.

We can be contacted by pager through the hospital operator, or ask your nurse to contact us.

We are available for:

  • Pastoral visits, counselling, prayer, and communion on request any time from the chaplains.
  • Blessings, funerals and weddings too.
  • Worship Services every Sunday at 9.30am (includes communion), everybody welcome.
  • Ward communions Thursday mornings at your bedside.
  • Chaplaincy Assistants visit during the week.

The Chapel is open 8.30am to 4pm weekdays.

Operations Manager, Kenepuru/Kapiti Community
The Operations manager office for Kenepuru/Kapiti is located in the ground floor of the Ward Support block.

Theatres
Theatres, Anaesthetic, pre-assessment Unit are located on the ground floor of the clinical services block along the main corridor.

Laboratory
If you need to have blood tests, the lab is situated on the ground floor of the clinical services block along the main corridor (opposite Theatres).

Dental & Oral Health Service / Whare mahi niho

Location: Ground floor of the Ward Support Block, Kenepuru Community Hospital (see map below)
Telephone: (04) 978 2871 (please note this phone number is for Kenepuru Dental & Oral Services only)
Fax: (04) 978 2870 (please note this fax number is for Kenepuru Dental & Oral Services only)

Hours - Monday to Friday 8.00am-5.00pm

Postal address: Dental & Oral Health Services, Kenepuru Hospital, PO Box 50 215, Porirua

Liz Hichtings - Clinical Manager
Susan McGeady - Practice Manager
Liza Mazarakis - Clinical Team Leader / Senior Dental Surgeon (Kenepuru based)

To get to our Service, enter through the main public entrance, and turn left at the coffee shop. Walk all the way to the end of the corridor and you will find us on the right of the lifts.

Click here to see a map of Kenepuru Hospital.