SCIP CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR HOURS 2016-17

Both of the SCIP offices in Christchurch and Wellington will be closed from Thursday 22 December 2016 through until Monday 9 January 2017. Limited services will be available on the non-statutory days, only, during this time. All emergency services (parts and loan devices) will be provided out of our Milford...

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Applications for Personal Grants in 2017

The Board of the SHCT invites further applications for Personal Grants in 2017, with a closing date of 28 February 2017. In 2017 the limit for single grant applications remains $45,000 per application. The application form for the Personal Grants can be downloaded here.

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FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL PATIENTS AND VISITORS

We have been advised by St. George’s Hospital of impending site work at our Christchurch clinic. This work will result in restricted vehicle access to parts of the St. George’s campus and this will affect the Milford Chambers rooms. We have been advised that this work will start on Monday...

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KAIKOURA EARTHQUAKES – CLINIC ARRANGEMENTS – UPDATE

This notice is an update to earlier advice in respect of SCIP clinic arrangements, following the M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that occurred in the early hours of 14 November 2016. Milford Chambers (Christchurch) Clinic
Our Christchurch clinic remains open for normal appointments. All services are available. Queens Drive (Lower...

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KAIKOURA EARTHQUAKES – SCIP CLINIC ARRANGEMENTS

This notice advises patients of SCIP clinic arrangements following the M7.5 Kaikoura Earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that occurred in the early hours of 14 November 2016. Our Christchurch rooms at our Milford Chambers clinic were unaffected. The clinic was closed on 14 November for engineering inspections but re-opened for normal...

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Cochlear Limited Launches Web-site myCochlear™

Cochlear Limited is launching a new web-site myCochlear™ for patients. This new personalised online space allows patients to shop, get A+ support resources and product information to help you make the most of your hearing life with Cochlear. Patients can enjoy the following benefits: Optimising Cochlear technology with support and...

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Rechargeable Batteries for Med El Sonnet Audio Processors

MED-EL has launched rechargeable battery options for the Sonnet Audio Processor.  These will be available as part of the standard switch-on or upgrade kit for those patients newly implanted or upgraded. MED-EL is also generously providing all existing Sonnet users with a set of 3 standard size rechargeable batteries, an...

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Visiting Service Planned for Taranaki Patients

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) is planning a new visiting service in Taranaki for existing cochlear implant patients. The information presented here is for patients and families in Taranaki who visit our Wellington clinic and who may wish to access a local service. Detail about the proposed visiting service...

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Staff Annual Leave – Wellington Office

Sue Anderson is on leave at our Queens Drive (Lower Hutt) office from Friday 19 August, returning Monday 29 August. During this time: The phone lines for our Wellington rooms will be diverted to Christchurch Email will be forwarded to reception@scip.co.nz Scheduled appointments will still proceed as usual Drop-ins to...

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