Advancing Healthcare for the people of North Shore, Rodney and Waitakere

Every year 330 of our most vulnerable babies need our special care.

That’s 330 babies who get the best start in life thanks to the Waitākere Hospital Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) and we need to expand to keep meeting the needs of these families and our community. MORE »

7,000 brand new mums need the support of their loved ones.

Every year, 7,000 babies are born at our region’s hospitals – 4,000 at North Shore and 3,000 at Waitākere. Mums and babies have an average stay in hospital of 2 days, increasing to 3-4 days for women who have a caesarean section. MORE »

About Well

Well Foundation is the official charity of Waitematā DHB. Our mission is to advance healthcare for the people of North Shore, Rodney and West Auckland. With your support and in partnership with the Waitematā District Health Board we raise funds... MORE »

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Construction has started!

On 14 July we brought together our generous donors, clinical teams and Waitematā DHB management and Board to celebrate the start of construction of the new Waitematā Breast Service. MORE »

Maternity Packs for our Most Vulnerable Families

832 babies were born at North Shore and Waitakere hospitals during Alert Levels 4 and 3 and some of these new mums and babies needed a helping hand to ensure they went home with the essentials they needed. MORE »

The impact in our community

Thanks to our amazing community, our COVID-19 Action Fund has raised an incredible $136,307, funds that are now helping to establish remote care for patients in our communities, with wonderful results. MORE »