Dr Lynsey Hayward

Dr Lynsey Hayward is a highly qualified female gynaecologist with extensive experience treating all aspects of pelvic floor dysfunction such as prolapse and urinary incontinence. Dr Hayward’s practice also includes a broad range of gynaecological conditions, including colposcopy. She lives locally and takes pride in caring for women in her local area.

Promoting excellence and women’s urogynaecological healthcare

Dr Lynsey Hayward is passionate about supporting Auckland’s women with their urogynaecological problems, and she also works internationally on raising awareness and providing support for women with prolapse and incontinence issues. Lynsey understands the challenges that pelvic floor dysfunction can cause, from difficulties joining in with family activities to the discomfort and distress these conditions can cause. So, her focus is to make your visit as stress-free as possible and ensure your concerns are heard and addressed in a compassionate and understanding way.

Want to see a skilled female Gynecologist? (conveniently located in East Auckland)

Well-regarded and a long term consultant at the East Care Specialist Centre, Dr Hayward, can now be seen in our newly opened Specialist Rooms. Notably, Dr Hayward has 28 years of experience in open, laparoscopic and vaginal surgery. She has been a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Middlemore Hospital since 2001where she leads the urogynaecology team. Lynsey also works in private practice at Auckland Urogynaecology in Parnell and Ormiston Specialist Centre. Lynsey operates regularly at Ormiston Hospital. Lynsey is passionate about women’s health and wellbeing, and specialises in pelvic reconstructive surgery, she has been a President of the International Urogynaecology Association and currently leads its foundation as well as working as part of the International Patient Advisory Board, she is constantly striving to break down the taboos associated with urinary incontinence and prolapse. Fortunately, it’s easy to get a local appointment with Dr Hayward on her days at our  East Auckland rooms.

East Auckland’s expert in female Pelvic Floor and gynaecological conditions

Central to Lynsey’s practice is her desire to improve the quality of life for women with gynaecological conditions such as menorrhagia in addition to pelvic floor problems. Commonly in her everyday practice, Lynsey sees women experiencing various  conditions, including

  • Prolapse of the bowel, bladder and uterus
  • stress and urge urinary incontinence
  • heavy menstrual bleeding
  • management of menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms
  • pain with intercourse
  • difficulties with incomplete emptying of the bowel
  • abnormal cervical smears
  • teen menstrual issues

Firstly. she aims to understand what symptoms you are experiencing and will then organise any specific tests or medication that is required. Lynsey works alongside some excellent women’s health physiotherapists and understands the value of both conservative and surgical management of your condition.

See Dr Lynsey Hayward for gynaecological services, including:

  • Urogynaecology
  • Prolapse Surgery
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Colposcopy ( the treatment and diagnosis of abnormal smears)
  • Management of menstrual disorders
  • Menopause
  • General gynaecology

Leading Obstetrics and Gynaecology practice into the future for New Zealand

Apart from her medical practice, Lynsey also has a passion for teaching, she is the co-director of the NZ  urogynaecology training program, an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RANZCOG) examinations and an international examiner for Ghana. In addition, Lynsey Hayward is committed to furthering research in her field working as part of both national and international research groups. She is a board member of the FIUGA and FIGO and a  past President of the International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA) and a previous Public Relations Chairperson (2010-2015). Lynsey is committed to the promotion of women’s health and is on the IUGA patient advisory council and a member of the website committee. Outside of work, Lynsey is a member of the East Auckland Cockle Bay community, where she lives with her partner Andrew. Lynsey loves anything to do with DIY, gardening and craftwork and has many hobbies, she loves to travel and is a keen skier and cyclist. Lynsey has three adult children two of whom have followed in the medical profession.

How to make an appointment to see Dr Lynsey Hayward

It’s good to know that if you are experiencing the distressing symptoms of prolapse, colposcopy, urinary incontinence, or in fact any gynaecological condition Lynsey can help. Dr Hayward will make sure you have a discrete, friendly, kind and understanding consultation with her, she welcomes you to bring along a support person. So, if you would like to see an expert female gynaecologist in East Auckland, call now to arrange a consultation with Dr Lynsey Hayward. Conveniently, you’ll find the East Care Specialist Centre located behind East Care Urgent Care on Botany Road, Howick.


Dr Lynsey Hayward:


Dr Lynsey Hayward | East Care Specialist Centre | Female Gynaecologist
Specialization: Gynaecology
Contact details:
Phone: 09 277 1540
Fax: 09 277 1559
Email: specialists@eastcare.co.nz