Southern DHB Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services
Southern DHB Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services are provided by Inpatient Units at Wakari Hospital and Southland Hospital.
Wakari Hospital provides acute inpatient care through Ward 9C and Ward 9B and provides further non-acute care through Ward 11. Inpatient care for individuals with dual-diagnosis mental health and intellectual disabilities is provided through Ward 10A.
Southland Hospital provides acute inpatient care through the Southland Mental Health Inpatient Unit.
There are no fees for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the eligibility criteria set by the Ministry of Health. If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full cost of any medical treatment you recieve during your stay.
To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website www.moh.govt.nz/eligibility