Waitaki District Health Services


During the Orange Traffic Light System, services at Oamaru Hospital will remain as they are currently.
Visiting hours will be 2pm – 7pm and visitors restricted to 2 per patient.
Maternity - No children to accompany their parents for antenatal visits however children will be permitted for inpatient visits.

ALL visitors to the hospital will be screened before entry, must scan in using the QR code or enter their details in the handwritten register, and required to wear a mask at all times. Please be kind to our staff through the screening process.

Colleen Myers

Quality Manager
Colleen Myers Quality Manager Waitaki District Health Services

Colleen trained and registered in Medical Laboratory Science (Specialising in Cytogenetics) and also spent a number of years in Medical Research in Otago. Colleen has extensive experience in health, safety and risk management and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences (endorsed for Occupational Safety and  Health), also qualifications in risk management, auditing (including Healthcare) and HealthLaw.

Colleen grew up in Oamaru, and after working in both medical science and  health and safety for over 35 years, decided to return to her home town. She started working at Waitaki District Health Services at the beginning of 2018. In her role as Quality Manager, Colleen is responsible for maintaining a programme that ensures certification under the Health and Disability Service Standards. Continual improvement is Colleen’s priority to ensure a quality service is available for the community and with that brings a positive forward-thinking approach to the Hospital.

Colleen enjoys working with a fantastic group of people in an environment that is supportive, innovative and challenging.

Outside of work she has a genuine love of the sea and enjoys boating, fishing, swimming, and gardening.

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