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Children's Clinic

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Te Whatu Ora MidCentral's children's outpatient clinic sees medical patients at Palmerston North, Horowhenua, Dannevirke, and Tararua. Tertiary specialists also hold clinics at Palmerston North Hospital at regular intervals.
Young boy being seen by a health professional








Home Care Nursing Service

The home care nursing service provides an extension to hospital-based care to family-centred care in the home. The service is provided by experienced paediatric nurses who have developed strong links with many primary healthcare and community groups.
The Home Care Nursing Service will ensure that:
  • All care is provided in a collaborative partnership
  • A registered nurse completes an assessment of your child's needs
  • From the assessment, a plan of care for your child will be developed with you The plan of care will be reviewed with a paediatrician
  • Care requirements will be evaluated regularly with you
  • A regular team visit will be arranged. You will be notified if the nurse is unable to visit or will be late
  • You will be consulted with regard to any alteration or withdrawal of services
  • Your property and personal effects will be treated with care

As a parent you need to:

  • Inform the service of any special needs
  • Ensure the safety of the nurse visiting your home
  • Restrain your dogs
  • Notify the service promptly if you are not going to be home or wish to alter or cancel services
  • Be prepared for the nurse's visit
  • Ensure an outside light is left on for evening visits

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General information about Palmerston North Hospital.