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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.

General practice teams and pharmacies

Public Health Organisations (PHOs) are organisations that comprise of general practice teams (GPs). You can visit general practice websites or PHO websites to find out more about general practice services in your area. 

To find or inquire about enrolling with your local GP, you can also use our General Practice Map.

5 health services.

Christchurch PHO

Christchurch PHO represents Riccarton Clinic​, Moorhouse Medical Centre, UC Health Centre​, Ara Health Centre, Korowai Youth Wellbeing Trust and Burnside Medical Centre​.

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Extended Hours Pharmacies in Christchurch

Information about extended hours pharmacies in Christchurch and Canterbury.

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Pegasus Health

Pegasus Health is the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) for most Christchurch general practices, plus general practices in Selwyn District.

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Pharmacies in Canterbury and Christchurch

Canterbury Community Pharmacy Group provides a list of Canterbury community pharmacies with their opening hours...

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Waitaha Primary Health

Waitaha Primary Health provides primary health care services at 18 general practices throughout Canterbury.

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