COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at hospitals and health centres can be found at www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

Updated - effective from 14 May 2020 until further notice. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 visitor access to health facilities continues to be restricted.– details for all facilities...

Last updated:
29 April 2020

Please remember, limiting our interactions with others is our best defence against COVID-19. Please don’t visit the hospital if you don’t need to. The following level 2 visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB health facilities:

  • Visitors will be screened and asked to provide contact details upon arrival
  • Visitors who are unwell or have suspicion of COVID-19 will not be able to enter
  • Aged residential care: no visitors, however, family visits for palliative care residents who do not have COVID-19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Specific and detailed visitor restrictions that apply to each hospital are available on our COVID-19 page.

Women's health and maternity

Canterbury DHB women’s health and maternity services can be found on this page.

14 health services.

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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Gynaecologic Oncology

The Gynaecologic Oncology service is based at Christchurch Women's Hospital. Women with all types and stages of gynaecologic cancer are referred to the service for investigation and treatment.

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Gynaecology

Gynaecology Services provides inpatient, day patient and outpatient treatment for women in the Canterbury region and tertiary services for the South Island.​

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Gynaecology Procedure Unit (GPU)

The Gynaecology Procedure Unit (GPU), previously known as 'Lyndhurst'...

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Human Milkbank

Christchurch Women's Hospital's Neonatal Unit (NICU) opened New Zealand's first Human Pasteurised​ Donor Milk Bank in 2014. The Human Milk Bank is next to the Neonatal Unit on the 4th Floor, Christchurch Women's Hospital​.

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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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Neonatal Service

The Canterbury Neonatal Service provides special and intensive care for all babies born in the wider Canterbury region. This region extends to Timaru in the South, Greymouth in the West and Kaikoura in the North (approximately 20000 square kilometres). 

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Nutrition Service

The Nutrition Service is staffed by NZ Registered Dietitians and is available for women using Maternity and Gynaecology 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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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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