The Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Auckland City Hospital provides expanded capacity for the Haemotology and Blood Service with a new 30 bed inpatient ward.
The majority of the ward has single bed rooms and the entire unit is positive pressure creating a best practice environment for these patients whom are often immuno -compromised and need protection from “ outside bugs”
The long stay nature of these patients and family whanau requirements have been supported in the design with options for social interaction and wellness within the unit.
All single rooms capable of transplant procedures
Wellness /multipurpose therapy room for education and rehabilitation
Family support zones with a dedicated Whanau lounge and kitchen area
Two distributed nurse and support zones for staff efficiency
Ward support including reception, procedure and meeting rooms support the wider Haemotology and Blood service and after hours outpatient consultations
Entire unit is positive pressure in different gradients compared to the rest of the hospital
Use of vibrant super-graphics in a Coastal, Bush and Alpine theme enhance the surroundings