All usual entrances are now open.
One visitor per patient at a time – except where a child over 12 is being accompanied by an adult. Children must be aged 12 and over and must wear a medical mask. Visitor passes are no longer required at Ashburton Hospital.
Ashburton Hospital Visiting Hours are 11am – 2pm and 4pm – 8pm daily.
If you need a support person with you at your appointment, please call the number on your outpatient appointment letter to arrange this.
For more details about what to do when visiting please see our COVID-19 page.
Ashburton Hospital provides a range of Inpatient, Day patient, Outpatient and Community based health services to the community. The Hospital has 74 beds and annually admits around 5,000 patients, cares for 2,600 day patients and 15,000 patients attend outpatient appointments.
Rural health services employ around 550 full time and part time staff, which includes a clinical workforce in medicine, surgery and gynaecology, supported by nursing and allied health professionals with extensive experience in a wide range of clinical situations.
To contact a hospital departments or ward, call general enquiries and ask for a department. Alternatively some direct phone numbers are listed on Wards & Services page.
Please check our COVID-19 page for the latest information.
28 Elizabeth Street
Private Bag 801
Hot meals, savoury items, sandwiches, scones, muffins, cakes, slices, selection of non-alcoholic drinks, barista coffee.
General information for people visiting a hospital in Canterbury.
We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Ashburton Hospital.
Note: We cannot give medical advice by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.
You can ask for directions at the reception. Large signs indicate hospital services and wards.
|Acute Admitting Unit (AAU)||-|
|Endoscopy / Day Procedure Unit (DPU)||-|
|General Enquiries||03 307 8450|
|General Manager||03 307 8485|
|Home Support||03 307 8488|
|Laboratory||03 307 8456|
|Maternity Centre||03 307 8483|
|Medical Day Unit (MDU)||-|
|Outpatient Department||03 307 8453|
|Pharmacy||03 307 6910|
|Public Health Nursing Service||03 307 8378|
|Radiology (X-Ray)||03 307 8457|
Page last updated: 19 April 2022
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