News and media
Auckland DHB has many stories
to tell from tales of patient care, innovations, research, breaking news
featured news section on our homepage
for the latest news from and about Auckland DHB services, sites and
Our Communications Team
manages all media enquiries and requests for filming and photography. We
are keen to promote our work and aim to respond positively and openly to
all reasonable requests about Auckland DHB. Please contact us at 09
375 3499 for all media enquiries. We run a media roster on this number between 8am and 10pm.
The following forms the basis of our media policy - we strive to:
Respond promptly and
appropriately to the needs of the news media and to work effectively
with them in a positive and proactive manner.
Ensure that all
information given to the media about Auckland DHB is accurate and
consistent throughout all levels of the organisation.
Ensure that all coverage
about Auckland DHB is honest, open and accurate.
Ensure that patient and
commercial confidentiality is observed in all communication.
Ensure that the presence
of news media personnel does not interfere with the privacy and
safety of patients and staff, and Auckland DHB’s ability to provide
health services to patients.
Ensure that key messages
are aligned to the specific issue at hand as well as the
organisation and are conveyed by a competent spokesperson.
Please visit the
media releases section for the latest
Follow us on
and Vimeo. We monitor these
accounts from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. These channels are an
opportunity for us to interact with you on health topics and provide you
with information in a timely manner. While we do our best to respond to
queries and concerns, these channels do not replace the following:
You can find copies of NOVA,
our bi-monthly staff magazine, throughout our sites or
read it online. For more Auckland DHB
publications visit our publications page
under About us.