We are closely aligned with local and regional industry organisations, having built partnerships that benefit local communities in practice and research. Our students are able to experience the diversity of health and social care available in the Waikato.
Waikato District Health Board
Each year, Wintec students contribute over 28,000 clinical placement days at the Waikato District Health Board across an extensive range of clinical areas.
Midlands District Health
Boards (Taranaki, Bay of Plenty, Lakes and Tairawhiti)
Wintec students are also placed at various DHBs and smaller rural hospitals throughout the midlands region to support regional service delivery and workforce development.
Dedicated education units
Within the Waikato DHB, there are residential aged-care facilities and other health providers dedicated to supporting students on clinical placements. These DEUs encourages relationships between students and clinical staff.
Other healthcare providers
We work in partnership with a wide range of health and social service providers and other organisations throughout Hamilton and our region to provide quality placements for students, deliver health and wellbeing initiatives, provide health management consultation services and research. These include private hospitals, primary healthcare providers, iwi providers, residential aged care and dementia facilities, schools and kura, government agencies and non-government organisations.