We are working with the Privacy Commissioner, National Cyber Security Centre and GCSB (Government Communications Security Bureau) as we investigate this incident.
Please be wary of unsolicited communication from people claiming to represent Waikato DHB, a government agency or another party. Do not open any emails or click on any links. Scamwatch at Consumer Protection (www.consumerprotection.govt.nz) or IDCARE (www.idcare.org) have more information on how to generally protect yourself online.
If you have any questions about privacy of Waikato DHB patient data, contact us on 0800 561 234. This phone number is available for privacy queries only.
If you have general questions not related to privacy, call the main DHB number: (07) 839 8899.