COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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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.

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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