Clinical support (people)

Aloha Sison Clinical Nurse Specialist Gerontology  Assessment, advice, support and mentoring of nurse colleagues caring for older adults in aged residential care in Waikato to enhance quality of life (focus complex and frail older adults).  Referrals accepted from age related residential care      Queries? email Aloha   M: 027 2176935   F: 07 8581071  Referral Form

Wound care team  Assessment and diagnosis of wound pathology and prescription of wound treatment. E: wound care team    (woundcareteam@waikatodhb.health.nz)  Fax: 07 8343662   M: 021 270 4581  ARC referral form

Dianne Ogle Clinical Nurse Specialist Continence  Supports community patients and staff with continence assessment and management (includes support with male catheterisation) Referral form  Queries? email Dianne  T: 07 839 8899  x 22114  F: 07 858 1071

Jo Ridder Clinical Nurse Specialist Medicine  Supports patients and staff with gastrostomy (PEG) issues.  Queries? email Jo  T: 07 839 8899 ext 23872  M: 021 759578

Julia Ward & Debi Austin Clinical Nurse Specialist Hospice Waikato ARRC Liaison. Queries? email Julia or Debi

Karen Griffin & Debbie Gordon Registered Nurses Older Adult Primary / Secondary Liaison  Education/ support: Delirium, Dementia presentations, Clinical Workstation.  Queries? email Karen T: 027 8078545 or email Debbie T:027 8097057

Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Educators:   Waikato has two see website

Heart failure service: six nurses through our region phone for your local contact see website