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Asian Patient Support Service中文 | 한국어


Our Asian Patient Support Service (APSS) staff are available to support Asian patients receiving care from Waitemata DHB's hospital and community health services, where the patient may require:

  • communication support

  • cultural and emotional support

  • support to familiarise them with NZ health services / system

  • support to access appropriate and relevant agencies if there are language barriers


We also have an information line available to support the Asian community - iCare Health Information Line & GP Support


Services Available

Asian Patient Support Service is located at North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites and provides the following services:

  • Hospital & Community Support

    • Inpatient Support

    • Post Discharge from Hospital Support for Patients

    • iCare Health Information Line & GP Support

    • Cultural Advice for Health Professionals

    • Asian Breastscreen Support

  • Health Promotion & Prevention

    • Health Seminars for the Asian community (E.g. Chinese, Korean, Japanese & Indian health seminars)

    • Health Promotion Activities & Events