Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast – and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

You can read our mission, vision and values here.

Our role and structure

CCDHB has two distinct roles:
  • Hospital and Health Services (HHS) provides secondary services via the hospital and community outreach programmes.
  • The Strategy, Innovation and Performance team's role is to assess the health needs of the people of the district and contract the most appropriate services to meet those needs.

Medical, surgical, mental health, community and clinical support services are managed and delivered as 16 clinical practice areas, organised into five groups.

Our services

CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

We also operate Te Korowai-Whāriki, a large mental health campus based at Porirua.

CCDHB provides a range of community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services.

CCDHB – Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Hospitals

    • The CCDHB Women’s Health Service is dedicated to ensuring excellence in Obstetric and Gynaecological care. We work as one team to provide tertiary and secondary obstetrics and gynaecology care and primary obstetrics. The service provides an integrated mix of inpatient/outpatient/day patient and domiciliary services.
    • Gynaecology surgery is undertaken at both Wellington and Kenepuru Hospital and clinics are delivered at Wellington, Kenepuru and Kāpiti Health Centre. We provide a gynaecology oncology (GO) centre for 7 DHBs with outreach clinics and weekly regional MDMs.
    • With around 3,600 births per year there is ample opportunity for our SHOs to gain experience in the full spectrum of obstetric care from ante-natal to post-natal at Wellington. Primary maternity birthing units (midwifery led) are based at Kenepuru Hospital and Kāpiti Health Centre.
    • Ambulatory services include a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound service to support our tertiary maternal foetal medicine service, gynaecologic oncology, Women’s Health Acute assessment service and a wide range of outpatient Obstetric and Gynaecological services. There is a regional counselling and termination of pregnancy service. 
    • The Women’s Health Service provides a regular registrar training programme including subspecialty multidisciplinary meetings like Gynae-Oncology, MFM and Perinatal Mortality. Experienced support and great training is provided by a dynamic and dedicated team. Our training programme received RANZCOG re-accreditation across all areas in 2018 with a number of commendations. For the training year 2022 we will be offering two runs specifically designed to be suitable for completing requirements of RANZCOG advanced training modules (ATM) in general gynaecology and general obstetrics.
    • To find out more about the Wellington Women’s Health Service, click here
    • HVDHB – Hutt Valley Hospital
    • Is a busy 260-bed facility covering Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt cities. We provide care for an ethnically diverse population of 139,000 people and Hutt Hospital supports 1,800 births and performs over 500 elective gynaecological procedures per annum. Our SCBU cares for babies over 32 weeks and Wellington is our Tertiary referral centre. Hutt is situated just 15 minutes’ drive from downtown Wellington, our vibrant capital city. 
    • The team in Hutt consists of 7 Senior Medical Officers, 8 registrars, 2 SHOs and 1 HO. Each registrar is assigned to the SMO according to their skill set and request. The RMOs will get exposure to good surgical skill sets which include Pelvic floor repairs and advanced laparoscopic surgery. The RMOs can complete their Colposcopy assessments in the unit. We will also be offering a run which will be suitable to complete RANZCOG advanced training module in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The ITP supervisor liaises with the RMOs on regular basis to get feedback from and to ensure that the Department is catering to the needs of the RMOs to the best of their ability.
    • In Obstetrics, the unit manages significantly high risk women with co-morbidities from diverse ethnicities and socio-economic status. It is a great opportunity to learn to manage these high risk pregnancies. You will run antenatal clinics alongside the SMO or independently if you’re credentialing allows you to do so. The unit allows does medical TOPs and amniocentesis. The unit also runs number of teaching meetings including weekly presentations by RMO/ SMOs, CTG meeting, Obstetrics and Paediatric meeting, Radio-Path meeting, high risk Obstetric meetings, and perinatal mortality and morbidity meetings.
    • You’ll love working with us. We have a great team, a culture that values and involves people and a reputation for our relationships with our community and our willingness to take the initiative. 
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