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Acute & urgent care

Women's Assessment Unit (WAU) 

Our Women's Assessment Unit provides acute care for women experiencing pregnancy or gynaecology complications, including heavy bleeding and severe abdominal pain, and needing to be seen urgently.

WAU also provides:

  • A service for women from 20 weeks' pregnant who are experiencing pregnancy loss or requiring second trimester termination
  • Management of inductions of labour.


Accessing our services

To access this service you will need a referral from your GP. You cannot self-refer. For more information, see our page on getting an appointment.

You must be referred by a doctor or LMC. If you are not referred then you will need go to an Accident & Emergency clinic() or the Adult Emergency Department first.

Hours:  Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year

Location: Level 9, Auckland City Hospital

Phone: (09) 631 0784