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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.

Speech Language Therapy

​Speech Language Therapy provides assessment and management to individuals with communication and/or swallowing disorders.​

Speech Language Therapists participate in the following services/teams:

Speech Language Therapy also provides services to the Burwood Assistive Technology Centre, located in the Allan Bean Centre, Burwood Hospital. This service assesses individuals with disability eligibility for Ministry of Health and ACC funded assistive technology equipment. Speech Language Therapy students work at Burwood Hospital on supervised clinical placements.


Contact information

Speech Language Therapy, Burwood Hospital

Phone: 03 383 6810

Fax: 03 383 6825


Page last updated: 30 January 2019

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