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North Shore Hospital

Address

Shakespeare Rd
Takapuna
AUCKLAND 0622

 

Contact

Patient enquiries / all departments:

Ph +64 9 486 8900
Or Freephone 0800 80 93 42
Waitemata DHB residential areas only

 

Emergency Department

  • The Emergency Department at North Shore Hospital is for emergencies only. 
  • It is open 24 hours a day and only for serious injury or health concerns that need urgent attention, or when referred by a doctor. 
  • Ring 111 for an ambulance.
  • View more information about North Shore Hospital Emergency Department.
 
North Shore Hospital

Getting to North Shore Hospital

Driving

From Auckland City

  • State Highway One heading north
  • Take exit 419
  • Turn right onto Northcote Rd
  • Turn left onto Taharoto Rd
  • Turn right into Shakespeare Rd

From Albany

  • State Highway One heading south
  • Take exit 419
  • Turn left onto Northcote Rd
  • Turn left onto Taharoto Rd
  • Turn right onto Shakespeare Rd

Entry

  • The wards are all located in one main building with the main entrance largely sign posted. 
  • There is a main reception with volunteers wearing green vests waiting to welcome visitors and provide assistance. 
  • A ward directory is located on the wall immediately adjacent to the lifts.
     


Parking


Maps


Public Transport

  • There are two bus stops located on both sides of Hospital Road near the main entrance.
  • There are numerous bus stops located in surrounding streets including the Smales Farm bus station.
  • Visit the Auckland Transport website for bus routes and timetables.

 


Taxis

  • A taxi rank is centrally located in the North Shore Hospital grounds on the carpark side of Hospital Road.
  • For patients unable to walk to a taxi, a volunteer or receptionist at the hospital’s ground floor main entrance will call a taxi.

 


Hospital Shuttle Bus Service

  • Please view the shuttle page for information on Waitemata DHB Shuttle Service.
     

Visiting hours

Visiting hours

  • Visiting hours vary for each of the wards in the hospital. 
  • View the visiting hours for North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.

Other facilities

 

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