Important: To keep everyone safe during Alert Level 2, visiting people in hospitals is restricted. Whaanau who visit should arrange visits in advance with the ward Charge Nurse. More details here.
Kidz First Neonatal Care provides Intensive Care (Level 3) and Special Care (Level 2) services and is an integral part of the continuum of services delivered by the Kidz First and Women’s Health Divisions of Counties Manukau Health.
Families, and in particular parents, play an integral role in the care of unwell neonates. Facilities within the Unit reflect this philosophy through the provision of a range of areas including a parent lounges, education room, overnight accommodation for parents with critically ill babies and cot-side seating and visiting spaces.
Please speak to the person in charge if you wish to make alternative arrangements to the above guidelines.
Cell phones MUST be switched off when coming into the Unit.
DO NOT VISIT if you have a cough, cold, flu, rash or recent diarrhoea.