Waikato Hospital as seen over lake Rotoroa

The following resources are designed to help with managing a COVID-19 case at Waikato DHB.

Use at other sites is welcome, but responsibility to ensure alignment with local policies, procedures, and guidelines belongs with the user.

They can also be accessed via the Waikato DHB COVID-19 Theatre Resources intranet page if you're on the Waikato DHB network. If that link won't work, type "Theatre COVID" into the intranet search box.

Anaesthetic guidelines

Duty anaesthetist

Duty anaesthetist daily update template

Patient triage

Please note - patient management flowcharts will be updated frequently. Please ensure you're using the latest version.

Elective case flowchart (Updated 24 Mar 2020) COVID-19 flowchart_elective

Urgent or acute case flowchart for the duty anaesthetist (Updated 9 Apr 2020) 

Case management

Guidance for anaesthesia of patients with proven or suspected COVID-19 (with additional notes for paediatric considerations)

Covid-19 airway advice poster

Waikato DHB PPE Advice Matrix 

Guidelines for managment of COVID-19 patients requiring opeative care - summary sheet (If printing, recommend landscape and A3) 

Obstetric case management

Obstetric anaesthesia guideline for COVID 19