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(A) Hospice Taranaki

5 David Street
Westown
New Plymouth 4310

PO Box 5122
Westown
New Plymouth 4343

Ph: 06 753 7830 (24 hours 7 days a week)
Fax: 06 753 7806

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Hospice Taranaki provides a full range of palliative care services to the people of the Taranaki province. Te Rangimarie is the in-patient unit located in New Plymouth, however a comprehensive community service is available throughout the province, in some areas in liaison with the District Nursing service. Hospice Taranaki services include medical, nursing, spiritual and social support to more than 500 patients and their families each year through its team of over 50 staff and in excess of 500 volunteers.

(B) Hospice Whanganui

Kowhainui Drive
78 Virginia Road
Otamatea
Whanganui 4500

Ph: 06 349 0080
Fax: 06 349 2690

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Hospice Whanganui provides excellent palliative care for the terminally ill through an expert interdisciplinary team, maximising quality of life and serving the needs of patients, their families and whānau.

(C) Arohanui Hospice

1 Heretaunga Street
Palmerston North 4414

PO Box 5349
Terrace End
Palmerston North 4441

Ph: 06 356 6606
Fax: 06 355 0453

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Arohanui Hospice provides specialist palliative care services for patients and with a life-limiting illness and support for their families and whanau in the Manawatu, Horowhenua, Tararua and Rangitikei regions.  These services are both inpatient and community based.  Arohanui Hospice has 10 inpatient beds and capacity to provide additional 2 day beds.  The community team of 7 FTE palliative care coordinators work with the interdisciplinary team to provide care.  The interdisciplinary team includes social workers, day stay coordinator, pastoral support, counselling, palliative care pharmacist and massage therapist.

Arohanui Hospice Service works closely with the hospital- based palliative care team and generalist palliative care providers in the community via the Palliative Care Partnership.  Arohanui Hospice has a well developed Education & Research Unit that contributes to local, national and international education and research.