The Emergency Department at Middlemore Hospital is for life-threatening emergencies. Call 111 in an emergency, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Your family doctor is the first place you should go for help. They will provide you with medical advice, and prescriptions and help you to manage any long-term conditions. If you do not have a family doctor you can find one on Healthpoint.
The Emergency Department has specialised areas for resuscitation and monitoring. There are 27 adult assessment rooms, two adult procedure rooms, a dedicated plastering room, and an ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) room. There are also 24 beds in the adult short-stay area for patients with an 'expected' discharge period within 24 hours from arrival that are utilised by all teams providing acute care.
The Emergency Department has a separate area for paediatric services (Kidz First Emergency Care). This includes two resuscitation rooms, 14 acute assessment rooms and a procedure room. There are also 13 beds in the paediatric short-stay area.
Accident and Medical clinics in the Counties region also provide after-hours care. Lower after-hours charges apply 6pm - 8am weekdays, all weekend and every public holiday. Scroll down to view details for alternative Accident and Medical clinics in the Auckland Region.