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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.

Māori and Pasifika health

Māori and Pasifika community health services are listed below. Hospital based Māori health services are also listed on Christchurch Hospital and other hospital pages.

For more information about Māori and Pasifika community health services you can contact Hector Matthews, Executive Director, Māori and Pacific Health, Canterbury DHB. Email: hector.matthews@cdhb.health.nz or ph: 03 364 4169

14 health services.

Etu Pasifika

Etu Pasifika provide a range of services for the whole family including Mental Health, Addictions & Smoking Cessation Services.

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He Waka Tapu​

He Waka Tapu​ provide, Whānau Ora, Tāne Ora, Whānau Link, Cervi​cal and Breast Screening, Alcohol, drug services for ex offenders, Te Hā Waitaha, and Alcohol and Drug residential service for the South Island as well as health other services.

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Kia atawhai ki te tangata (Pegasus Health)

Kia atawhai ki te tangata (Pegasus Health) is the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) providing Māori Health Services including Partnership Community Workers and Whānau​ Link.

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Manawhenua Ki Waitaha

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) provide access to CDHB health scholarships, and are responsible for the appointment of Maori representatives who ensure manawhenua have oversight and influence on the decision making of the Canterbury DHB.

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Māori Health teams in hospitals

Information about experienced and qualified Māori and non-Māori health workers and registered professionals who are responsive to Māori health needs.

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Purapura Whetu

Purapura Whetu provides Adult Community Mental Health, Whānau Ora Mental Health, Te Hā Waitaha - Stop Smoking Canterbury and other health services.

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Tangata Atumotu trust

Tangata Atumotu Trust is a Pasifika health provider. Tangata Atumotu Trust work across a wide range of sectors to improve health outcomes for the Pasifika community Canterbury.

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Te Kakakura Trust

Te Kakakura Trust provide Mental Health Residential, Community Support Worker and other health services.

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Te Puawaitanga Ki Ōtautahi Trust

Te Puawaitanga Ki Otautahi Trust provide Tamariki Ora / Well Child, Whānau Support, Parenting Support and other health services.

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Te Roopu Hauora Matua O Waitaha Taiwhenua (Rural Canterbury PHO)

Te Roopu Hauora Matua O Waitaha Taiwhenua (Rural Canterbury PHO) provides Māori and Pasifika health services, including health promotion and support.

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Te Rūnanga O Nga Maata Waka

Te Rūnanga O Nga Maata Waka provide support Services to Mama and their Pēpi (Mothers and Babies).

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Te Tai o Marokura (Kaikoura)

Te Tai o Marokura provide mobile disease state management, Tamariki Ora – Wellchild, Mama & Pēpi, whānau ora, AOD and other health services.

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Te Whare Mahana Whānau Family Accommodation

Te Whare Mahana is an accommodation facility for families of patients receiving treatment at Christchurch Hospital and Christchurch Womens Hospital.

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Vaka Tautua

Vaka Tautua deliver community programs and services that provide support especially to older people, those living with disability, and people seeking support for their mental health.

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