COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

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.

Burwood Hospital

Burwood Hospital is one of New Zealand's centres of excellence for rehabilitation and elective orthopaedic surgery.

Phone

Direct phone numbers for wards and services are listed on Wards & Services page.

Visiting hours

25 March 2020: There are COVID-19 visitor restrictions in place – further details...
  • 8am - 8pm daily

Location

Street address
Burwood Hospital
300 Burwood Road
Christchurch

Postal address
Burwood Hospital
Private Bag 4708
Christchurch 8140

In an emergency

Burwood Hospital does not have an Emergency Department. The nearest Emergency Department is at Christchurch Hospital.

In a medical emergency, call 111 and ask for an ‘ambulance’.

For advice about evening time and non-emergency medical care in Canterbury see after-hours and urgent medical care

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Burwood Hospital.

Note: We cannot give medical advice by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.

Burwood Hospital facilities at a glance

Accessible

No ATMs at this hospital

Cafe

Chapel & Chaplains

Cycle stands

Disability car parking

Food & drink vending machines

Hairdresser

Language Interpreters

Parking at this hospital

Pharmacy / Gifts

Post box

Smokefree hospital

Taxis / Telephone

Visitor & Disabled toilets

Visitor information reception

WiFi (Free to use)

Page last updated: 3 April 2020

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