The Hawke's Bay DHb Paediatric Service cares for babies and children up to the age of 15 years. In addition to the specialist inpatient services a range of outpatient services are also provided at Hawke's Bay Hospital.
Day clinics include allergy and endocrine testing, home visiting service, child developemtn service, paediatric outpatient clinics at Villa 7, specialist nursing services and visiting consultants.
The service works in partnership with Wellington Hospital and Starship Hospital, enabling care to be provided closer to home.
The childrens service is focussed on the promotion of health for children/tamariki, youth/rangatahi and families/whānau: to be healthy in mind, body and spirit.