Waitaki District Health Services


From 28/09/20 until further notice: Under Covid Level 1 hospital visiting is as follows:
• Visiting hours: 2.00pm – 4.00pm and 6.00pm – 7.00pm
• Two visitors per patient. This also ensures our vulnerable patients are getting the appropriate amount of rest. If you feel unwell, please avoid the main reception area and go directly to the Emergency Department entrance beside our Ambulance Bay (24/7) – please wear a mask, and apply hand sanitiser.

Helen Algar

Deputy Chair
Helen Algar Waitaki District Health Services Board

Helen is the third generation of her family to call Oamaru home. She has extensive governance experience having served on boards within the health and disability sector. She was a Ministerial appointment to the Otago District Health Board and subsequently the Southern District Health Board. She currently sits on the Board of Age Concern Otago.

Helen has committed a lifetime of service to her community and is currently the Community Development Facilitator for Waitaki District Council. Helens service to health was recognised in 2008 when she was a recipient of the Queens Service Medal for services to health and disability issues. Helen was also recently appointed as an ambassador for White Ribbon New Zealand in June 2018.

Helen joined to the Board of Waitaki District Health Services Limited in 2015 and is currently Deputy Chair. She is committed to the Waitaki Community and sustainable health services.

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