South Auckland Clinical Campus

Clinical attachment information

Information you need to know while on clinical attachment at the South Auckland Clinical Campus (SACC) based at Middlemore Hospital. Additional clinical attachment information will be provided at your orientation.


Access cards

Students will be issued an access card at the start of their attachment. This card must be returned to the Student Administrator on the last day of your attachment.


Attachment reporting arrangements

At the start of each attachment at the South Auckland Clinical Campus you will be given a short orientation to the attachment by the SACC Student Administrator and the academic clinician responsible for that attachment. You will be advised by email of the orientation start time.


Dress code

Students must be dressed professionally at all times.


ID cards / Name badges

University ID cards / Student doctor name badges must be worn and visible at all times while at Middlemore Hospital and at all other Counties Manukau DHB locations.


Ko Awatea

Ko Awatea is located along the corridor from the Edmund Hillary Building, towards the Esmé Green Building. Students have access to learning spaces equipped with the latest technology, an e-library, the Wishbone café and lounge area. Teaching sessions are held at Ko Awatea. The Wishbone Café is located on the Ground Floor of Ko Awatea and is open from Monday to Friday 7am-4pm.

Visit the Ko Awatea's website for more information.



Open: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Location: The library is located on the Ground Floor, Esmé Green Building


SACC news and events

Keep up to date with the latest news and events at SACC while you are on attachment. Go to news and events page.


Parking at Middlemore Hospital

Students undertaking clinical attachments at Middlemore Hospital have access to staff car parking facilities. Parking cards can be purchased from the Middlemore Car Parking Ltd Office located on the ground floor of the Poutasi Link Building, heading towards Ko Awatea.

There are two main areas to park on the Middlemore Hospital site:

  1. The Western Campus is located on the other side of the railway line.
  2. The car park located at the bend along from the Kidz First Hospital entrance.

Public transport

Bus and train schedules can be obtained from the Information Desk at the Main Reception. The train station and bus stops are located outside the Galbraith Building entrance on Hospital Road. For more travel plan information visit the Auckland Transport website.



Find out more about the research groups based at SACC.