Auckland Spinal Unit

Details Associates

Name :

Auckland Spinal Unit

Address  :

30 Bairds Road
Otara

Town  :

Auckland

State  :

Auckland

Country  :

NEW ZEALAND

Phone  :

09 270 9000

Fax  :

09 270 9001

Web URL  :

Specialization
  • Urology
Facilities

Total Number Of Beds : 20

  • Physiotherapy

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Description

The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit ASRU is a regional spinal injury service which provides comprehensive care for people with a spinal cord injury from the central north island to the far north

Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit is part of Counties Manukau District Health Board and is located at 30 Bairds Road in South Auckland in close proximity to Middlemore Hospital

The service is a 20 bed inpatient unit that is dedicated to short term rehabilitation for patients of all ages who have sustained a spinal cord injury with a neurological deficit For more information see Inpatients

The outpatient service offers regular lifelong followup for clients once they have been discharged from our inpatient service Patients are either assessed at the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit or at the Outreach Clinics in their local regions For more information see Outpatients

The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit is one of two regional spinal rehabilitation services in New Zealand the other service being Burwood Spinal Unit at Burwood Hospital in Christchurch

Our Vision
We aim to be a recognised centre of excellence that provides a lifelong comprehensive specialised service for those with spinal cord injury

We promote best practice and provide ongoing education for patients familywhanau care providers and health professionals

We work in partnership with patients to maximise their independence and quality of life
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