COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at hospitals and health centres can be found at


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.

Extended Hours Pharmacies in Christchurch

Pharmacies with extended opening hours at the same location as urgent care clinics in Christchurch





Unichem Moorhouse Pharmacy 8am-8pm, every day 3 Pilgrim Place (off Moorhouse Ave) Christchurch 03 365 7905
Unichem Riccarton Clinic Pharmacy 8:30am-8:30pm, weekdays,
9am-8:30pm Sat/Sun
4 Yaldhurst Rd, Church Corner, Christchurch 03 341 4855
Unichem Bealey Avenue Pharmacy 9am-10pm, every day 212 Bealey Ave, Christchurch, near to the 24hr Surgery 03 365 1234

Please note: The Urgent Pharmacy that was located on the corner of Colombo Street and Bealey Avenue is CLOSED. Another pharmacy is located at 212 Bealey Avenue.

More pharmacies with extended late night opening hours in Canterbury

There are also a range of other pharmacies with extended hours – in major shopping centres and supermarkets. A list of pharmacies and their hours is on the healthpoint website


Page last updated: 2 August 2019

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