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VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstancesFurther details...

Last updated:
27 March 2020

  • No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstances. The exceptions to the no visitor policy include:
    • A nominated person supporting a terminally ill patient through their end of life care
    • A parent/guardian who is supporting a child
    • The chosen support person of a woman who is giving birth. This does not apply to the woman’s postnatal stay however, and no visitors will be permitted during this stage of the woman’s care
  • The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply outside of these exemptions is at the discretion of the Charge Nurse/Midwife Manager or another lead clinician.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to visit at any time.
  • All visitors will be assessed at the entry to ensure they meet the exception criteria and will be required to register their details.
  • Visitors who are unwell will not be allowed entry.

These restrictions apply to all wards and services at all times, including the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Health services directory

Health services provided by Canterbury DHB are listed alphabetically below, if you are visiting a hospital, contact and location information for most services are on our hospitals pages.

You can find a General Practice team by either using our General Practices (GP) map, or by visiting the listings of General Practices on each of the three local Public Health Organisation (PHO) websites.

7 health services for "Maternity".

Ashburton Community Maternity Unit

Ashburton Maternity Unit is located approximately one hour’s drive from south of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Christchurch Women’s Hospital Maternity Services

Maternity services are located at Christchurch Women's Hospital, a seven-level hospital next to Christchurch Hospital in the central city.

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Darfield Community Maternity Unit

Darfield Hospital is located approximately 40 minutes drive from of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Kaikoura Community Maternity Unit

Kaikōura Health (Te Hā o Te Ora) is located approximately two hours’ drive North of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Lincoln Community Maternity Unit

Lincoln Maternity Hospital is located approximately 25 minutes’ drive South West of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Rangiora Community Maternity Unit

Rangiora community maternity unit is located within the Rangiora Health Hub and is located approximately 40 minutes’ drive from Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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St George’s Maternity Centre

St. George’s maternity centre is located within the St. George’s Hospital and is located approximately 12 minutes’ drive from Christchurch Women’s Hospital and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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