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Family Information Service

Starship Child Health provides a free service to families who are looking for information on children's medical conditions and disabilities.

The Family Information Service, located on Level Three of Starship near the Outpatient Department, is a free service that provides families / whanau / caregivers with up-to-date, easy-to-read consumer health information on children's medical conditions and disabilities, including support group contact details.

As parents / caregivers and members of the extended family / whanau, you are welcome to use this free service. No referral is required, though health professionals may also request information on your behalf, if you so wish.

Information is available on:

...and in many different forms:

NB: Books and videos are only available for use within Starship. Photocopying services are available.

If you would like information, you can:

Information provided by the Family Information Service is not intended to replace qualified medical or professional advice. For diagnosis, treatment and medication you should consult a health practitioner. Whilst every effort is made to provide the most current and relevant information, the Family Information Service does not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in published sources, and cannot guarantee the accuracy of these sources. Not all practices/treatments described in the literature will be available in New Zealand.

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