Cellphones and Laptops
Please speak to the nursing staff before using cellphones and laptops in your room.
An interpreter can be arranged on request.
Newspaper and Magazines
The Dominion Post is complimentary and delivered to you each morning. A selection of magazines can be found in the lounge.
It is a requirement of the Privacy Act 1993 that we appoint a Privacy Officer to ensure the preservation of the confidential rights of all patients and staff. The Privacy Officer is the Human Resource and Operations Manager of the hospital who can be accessed via the nurse in charge.
If you require extra privacy please inform your nurse, who will put a Do Not Disturb sign on the door of your room.
Tea and Coffee
T here are tea and coffee making facilities available.
Each room has its own telephone enabling you to receive calls from your family and friends. Toll calls can be made by asking the staff for the appropriate telephone. The cost incurred must be paid before you leave the hospital.
TV / Radio
Each room has a television with remote control. In addition to the regular television channels, all patient rooms have SKY television. There is also a television in the patients lounge.
Radios can be supplied for your use. Please request these from the nursing staff.