What we do

Our facility

Kaweka Hospital brings together an expert team of surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses, technicians and support staff in Hawke’s Bay’s newest surgical facility.

Our dedicated and highly experienced team deliver exceptional surgical and post-operative care using the latest technology for both adults and children.

Housed within the newly built hospital building and adjacent out-patient clinic spaces, Kaweka Hospital’s state-of-the-art facility provides:

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  • Pre-admission clinics
  • 4 operating theatres
  • Minor procedure room
  • 11 bed PACU unit
  • 6 bay second stage recovery area
  • 10 ensuite overnight rooms
  • Out-patient consulting rooms

We are fully equipped for:

  • Endoscopy
  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Gynaecology
  • Urology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT

Kaweka Hospital is the first surgical facility in Hawke’s Bay to invest in the latest laser technology offering an unparalleled level of precision for surgery and a faster recovery for our patients.

The TruBlue laser will be used by our ENT team for specific procedures such as treating and removal of leukoplakia, papilloma’s and polyps, Reincke’s oedema and capillary Ectasia and conditions in the middle ear. It is used to coagulate and vaporize for bloodless surgery.

Soltive laser is used in Urology for lithotripsy (destroying kidney stones) and also for prostate surgery (enucleation).

Patients requiring an overnight stay following their surgery will have a comfortable, private room with ensuite bathroom, an innovative personal entertainment system, and the care and attention of a dedicated team of nurses and health care assistants.

Features:

  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Quality bed linen
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Gourmet meals
  • Sky TV
  • Personal entertainment and information system

The innovative patient entertainment system ‘Get Well’ uses smart technology via the TV screen in your room to provide easy access to entertainment, and customised information to help you recover quickly from your surgery and prepare for your discharge from Kaweka Hospital.

Patients at Kaweka Hospital will be the first in New Zealand to benefit from this technology and to have care plans, medication information and recovery goals available to them in their room, at any time, at the touch of a button.

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