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Cystic Fibrosis Week


Tuesday 21 August 2012
1.30 pm at the Memorial Hall Supper Room next to the Library on Main St, Otaki.

Speaker: Dr Steven Finlay, CEO of the Cleantech Trust
Refreshment at conclusion

RVSP by 19th August 2012
Tel: (06) 364 8664
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Cancer Society "Daffodil Day"


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Dannevirke Community Hospital

Dannevirke Community Hospital
Tararua Health Group Ltd
Barraud Street
PO Box 275
Dannevirke 4942

Tel: (06) 374 5691
Fax: (06) 374 5693
E-mail: admin@thg.org.nz
Website: www.thg.org.nz

Reception services: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
The hospital provides 24 hour nursing care with registered nurse and care assistants on duty.
Visiting hours: daily from 11.00am to 8.00pm (please see the nursing staff for individual needs)
Obstetric. Tuesday and Thursday 8.30am - 4.00pm

Vision statement:
Dannevirke Community Hospital provides high quality health services to the Dannevirke and Tararua region.

Dannevirke Community Hospital is promoted as a centre which enhances the health and welfare of all sectors of the community

This modern hospital provides 8 GP beds, is a maternity facility (3 beds), has an x-ray service and provides ultrasound service 2 days per week. All the local GP’s provide care for their own patients and are on a roster system for caring for inpatients after hours. An afterhours telephone triage system is provided by the hospital.

The Tararua Health Group was established in April 2009. This private company comprises three GP practice sites and a community hospital located in Southern Hawkes Bay with the sites based in Dannevirke and Pahiatua. The range of services provided by the group encompass GP primary healthcare, practice nursing, community nursing, hospital, maternity and radiology services. The organisation employs up to 100 staff, including GP’s, registered nurses, radiographers, midwives and a sonographer. There are a range of support staff providing business and quality systems to the overall organisation.

This organisation uses leading-edge technology to support the provision of their services. Tararua Health Group has invested in fibre optic cables to link the sites for the high speed transmission of digital x-rays. The software is a Medtech supported framework and patient records from all four sites are integrated, thereby allowing a borderless sharing of information amongst health providers. Clinical excellence is the cornerstone of the service and staff from within the organisation network effectively on a district and regional-wide basis for clinical governance. A range of tertiary training institutes have agreements for the placement of students (GP’s, nurses, midwives) within our rural teaching programme.

The following services is also located at the hospital:
Med lab - Laboratory services

Community services provided from the Hospital building include:

Outpatients Clinics

Tel: (06) 347 9624 or (06) 374 5691
For all visiting specialists outpatients clinics enquiries and/or cancellations

All referrals are through a health professional e.g. GP.


Tararua Well Women's Health
(06) 374 8811
Monday to Friday at Gordon Street Health Clinic
A free & confidential service for women