Newborn Hearing Screening Programme
The aim of New Zealand’s Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention Programme (UNHSEIP) is for ‘early identification of newborns with hearing loss so that they can access timely and appropriate interventions, inequalities are reduced and the outcomes for these children, their families and whānau, communities and society are improved’.
For further information about the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention programme visit:
Inpatient screening takes place in Rotorua Hospital.
Children's Health Hub - Te Aka Mauri: Outpatient screening clinics Monday to Friday afternoons and Wednesday mornings.
Taup`ō: Outpatient screening clinics are available.
Phone: (07) 343 8708 ext 8307