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Women's Health

If you are interested in working within Women's Health at Te Toka Tumai please contact Maylaine Cerna by emailing

"To anyone that wants to work here I’d say, just do it”

"The team I work with are one big family. It’s awesome you’ve got all these mums, aunties and sisters that you connect with. Everyone’s helping"

"I love my job"

"We’re all very passionate about what we do. We’re very supportive of each other"

Women's Health at Auckland City Hospital provides high-quality health services for women who need maternity, newborn, gynaecology and fertility care. Our specialist teams are here to ensure our patients and their whānau get the best possible care with the best possible outcomes. 

We are committed to providing a quality and culturally appropriate service for all women, and we value our partnership with Māori in delivering services which reflect Kaupapa Māori to meet the needs of wahine and whānau. 

Our National Women's Hospital is the largest maternity hospital in Australasia, with approximately 6,500 babies born each year; we are a tertiary referral centre whilst also providing primary maternity care to women in the central Auckland area. Our services are spread across the region to include community clinics, women’s homes, outpatient clinics and hospital care.

We’re a collaborative, passionate and hardworking team made up of specialist doctors, nurses, midwives, gynaecologists, health care assistants, ward clerks and team administrators. We understand these experiences for our women form key milestones within their lives and therefore strive to achieve our vision of Healthy communities – World-class healthcare – Achieved together.

We’re proudly developing a strong and well-supported culture of learning and innovation, promoting diversity and developing new career pathways for our employees that acknowledge and reward their expertise whilst promoting postgraduate study to enhance and further career opportunities.

Excellence in Research

Health Excellence awards

We recognise the incredible contribution our amazing people deliver to their patients through a number of different accolades, including our annual Health Excellence awards and the…

Learning and Development

We're investing in you

We demonstrate a clear pathway to learn and develop professionally across a range of speciality midwifery practices, including clinical expertise, education, research and leadershi…

Keeping our fingers on the pulse

Guest lectures

We host informative multidisciplinary education sessions across a range of topical subjects

Unrivalled on the job experiences

Largest new-born unit in Australasia

Our new-born service which cares for premature and sick babies receives 1,600 admissions a year, making it the largest new-born unit in Australasia. Offering an unrivalled breadth …

Celebrating Achievements

Nursing and Midwifery awards

Our Nursing and midwifery awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate the awesome work our nurses and midwives do everyday. A recent Women’s Health Nursing and M…