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Gynaecology deals with functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system.

Gynaecology Oncology

Our gynaecology oncology team focuses on cancers of the female reproductive system, including cancer of the uterus, ovary, cervix, vulva and vagina. 

What we do

We look after patients in hospital and run outpatient clinics at Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Community Hospital. We provide outpatient gynaecology care for women from the Wellington region, Porirua Basin and Kāpiti Coast.  We also treat patients with cancer from the Central region from Hawkes Bay and Taranaki down to Wellington.

We run focusing on specific conditions including:

  • cancers
  • general gynaecology
  • endometriosis
  • infertility/endocrine
  • colposcopy – this is when a Doctor examines the cells on your cervix under a microscope called a Colposcope for signs of abnormal cells.
  • hysteroscopy – this is when a Doctor looks inside your uterus (womb) using a long thin telescope called a Hysteroscope.  The Hysteroscope is attached to a light and camera which allows the Doctor to look around your uterus for things such as fibroids, causes of abnormal bleeding or fertility problems.
  • surgical pre-assessments

Our Te Mahoe service provides abortion services and pregnancy loss counselling.

What happens at your appointment

At your first outpatient appointment, we’ll assess your symptoms. This usually takes 60-90 minutes.

We’ll also:

  • do a general assessment so we can determine how your condition has affected you
  • discuss your goals with you and a create a treatment plan

Referrals

You need to be referred to our service by your lead maternity carer or a medical doctor – Your GP will usually do this.

Our team

During your visit you may meet:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Oncologists – doctors who specialise in treating cancer are called Oncologists
  • Healthcare assistants

 

Contact Us

We’re based on Level 3, Wellington Regional Hospital.

Ph:04 385 5999

Email: info@ccdhb.org.nz

Last updated 17 September 2020.