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Evolution Healthcare responds to New Zealand Covid Level 2 and 3 restrictions

February 15, 2021

We are committed to following the New Zealand Ministry of Health Covid-19 Guidelines to protect the communities in which we serve.

Commencing Monday 15 February, New Zealand has changed their Alert Level restrictions, with Auckland in Alert Level 3, and the rest of New Zealand in Alert Level 2.

Our robust health and safety measures ensures we continue to perform safely while providing our excellent care to all people.

Infection prevention

We have always had a very thorough cleaning, hygiene and health and safety processes in our facilities. We have dedicated infection prevention and health and safety experts advising and monitoring our practices.

We have put in place even more cleaning and sanitising for each of our sites, focusing on high-touch surfaces and have hand sanitisers installed throughout all our facilities for people to use.

All our staff continue to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines around hand-washing, cough etiquette, social distancing, and hygiene practices.

Alert Level 3 – Auckland region

As an essential service our facilities and centres and will remain open during Alert Level 3 and have processes in place to keep people, staff, and specialists safe.

Re-centre Auckland specialists continue to provide those seeking mental health help through our nationwide e-Consult services. Our online services allow our specialists to continue providing confidential assessment and advice on your mental health, through telephone and internet-based video appointments. Read more

Endoscopy Auckland are following the Ministry of Health Guidelines. If you are booked with Endoscopy Auckland please contact them directly to discuss. Further information

Alert Level 2 – New Zealand (excluding Auckland region)

Our surgical hospitals across Wellington, Hawke’s Bay, and Tauranga remain open as essential services. Our robust health and safety measures ensures we continue to perform safely while providing optimal care to all our patients.

In an effort to protect all people, staff and doctors from Covid-19 we ask that you:

  • If you’re unwell do not enter our hospital. Contact your GP
  • Where possible please maintain physical distancing of at least 1 metre
  • Visitor limitations – visiting hours are between 1.00pm to 7.00pm, 1 visitor per patient at a time, for up to 1 hour.
  • Visitors must arrive through main hospital entrance and register at reception before visiting patients
  • All contractors are to report to main reception on arrival and register their details

If you are unsure if you should attend your consultation or procedure please contact your hospital for further advice.

Thank you for helping us to keep our staff and patients safe. 

More information:

Ministry of Health NZ
Regional Public Health – greater Wellington
Safe Travel (travel advice)

Healthline: Dedicated number for health-related calls about Coronavirus 0800 358 5453

Thank you for helping us to keep our staff and patients safe. 

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