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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.

Burwood Hospital

Burwood Hospital Visitor Restrictions (Updated on 14 May 2020)

All Visitors need to be checked in via the Main Entrance – 300 Burwood Road

  • Two nominated people from the patient’s bubble may visit one at a time, once each per day during visiting hours 11am to 7pm and they must remain the nominated visitors for the duration of the patient’s stay in hospital.
  • Outpatient appointments, a support person will only be permitted under specific criteria – e.g. Carer/support person is required to be with them at all times

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


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

Visiting hours

  • Visiting hours were formerly 8am - 8pm daily, during COVID-19 visiting hours are now 11am - 7pm daily.


Street address
Burwood Hospital
300 Burwood Road

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


No ATMs at this hospital


Chapel & Chaplains

Cycle stands

Disability car parking

Food & drink vending machines


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: 19 May 2020

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