The Patient's Experience

The Patient's Experience

Our Patient's Experience series has been established as part of our commitment to patient centred care, and is designed as a supplement to the information that is supplied in other places on this website.

The Patient's Experience series is about providing you with accurate information, that demystifies hospital procedures and processes, as well as to assist with reducing patient anxiety.

Join Tangawai Manihera-Palmer sharing her patient journey of surviving breast cancer and urging women to have breast screening.

Patient care is more than just healing, it's a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul.

A video produced by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. The lessons learned and systems put in place from a patient experiencing a fall in hospital.

This video contains footage of graphic surgery, view at own discretion.

Join Shane and Davina, patients of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board, sharing their experience of using Whakatane Hospital district nursing service, hospital in the home.

Follow the journey of patient, Peter Joyce and his Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI, formerly known as angioplasty with stent) procedure at Tauranga Hospital.

Join a patient's journey of having a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) inserted at Tauranga Hospital.

Patient-centred approach saved 3,000 hospital bed days!

The Video Doctor service at Te Awanui Hauora, Matakana Island, has been running since late 2013. This short video shows how it works from a patient's viewpoint.

Join the staff and patients of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board speaking about the importance of communication.