Burwood Hospital is one of New Zealand’s centres of excellence for rehabilitation and elective orthopaedic surgery.
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.
300 Burwood Road
Private Bag 4708
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
We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Burwood Hospital.
Note: We are unable to provide medical advice to people by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.
No ATMs at this hospital
Chapel & Chaplains
Disability car parking
Food & drink vending machines
Parking at this hospital
Pharmacy / Gifts
Taxis / Telephone
Visitor & Disabled toilets
Visitor information reception
WiFi (Free to use)
Parking is available on site and also on Mairehau Road. Car parking areas for visitors can be reached via Entry 1 on Burwood Road.
The best entry and parking to use for patients having surgery is Entry 5 on Mairehau Road.
There is a car DROP-OFF ZONE for patients outside Burwood Hospital main entrance, see hospital map.
If you are a patient; you can be taken by car to be dropped off at the hospital main entrance.
Volunteers are on hand during the day to help people to find their way to appointments, or there are wayfinding maps and staff who can help you at hospital main reception inside the hospital entrance.
If you are a mobility parking permit holder you can park in one of the designated mobility car parking spaces located at the front and rear of the building.
There is bike parking outside the main hospital entrance for staff and public use.
Note: Bike parking is at the owner’s own risk, please remember to lock your bike securely.
Large signs indicate routes to hospital services and wards. Written directions from the hospital main entrance to each service or ward location are available on our ward and service pages
Services and wards at Burwood Hospital are listed below. Click on service names to find out more about each service.
|Administration / Nursing||Level 2||1||-|
|Burwood Academy for Independent Living (BAIL)||-||1||03 383 6871|
|Blood Test Centre||Level 1||1||-|
|Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service||Ward CG Ground Floor||1||03 383 6828|
|Burwood Spinal Unit||Ward HG Ground Floor||1||03 383 6850|
|Dietitians||-||-||03 383 7533|
|Interpreter / Translator Service||-||-||03 364 0669|
|Low Vision Clinic||-||-||03 383 6820|
|Maori Health Service||Ground Floor||-||03 383 6873 &|
|03 383 7552|
|Minor Surgery||Ground Floor||1||-|
|NZ Spinal Trust||-||4||03 383 6881|
|NZ Spinal Trust - Allan Bean Centre (ABC) Library||-||4||03 383 9484|
|Nursing Department||Level 2||1||03 383 6815|
|Occupational Therapy||-||-||03 383 6845|
|Orthopaedic Outpatients||Level 1||1||03 383 6840|
|Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit||Ward D1||1||03 337 7459|
|Pain Management Centre||Level 1||1||03 383 6831|
|Physiotherapy||-||-||03 383 6833|
|Public Health Nursing Service||-||-||03 383 6877|
|Radiology||Ground Floor||1||03 383 6855|
|Social Work||-||-||03 383 6882|
|Speech Language Therapy||-||-||03 383 6810|
|Spinal Transition Unit||Ground Floor||1||-|
|Vision Hearing Testing Service||-||-||03 383 9498|
|Volunteer Service||Ground Floor||1||03 383 9499 ext 99499|
|Ward AG (Older Person's Mental Health)||Ground Floor||1||03 337 7516|
|Ward BG (Older Person's Mental Health)||Ground Floor||1||-|
|Ward B1||Level 1||1||-|
|Ward B2||Level 2||1||-|
|Ward CG (Brain Injury Rehabilitation)||Ground Floor||1||03 383 6828|
|Ward C1||Level 1||1||-|
|Ward C2||Level 2||1||-|
|Ward DG||Ground Floor||1||-|
|Ward D1||Level 1-||1||03 337 7459|
|Ward FG (Spinal Unit)||-||-||03 383 6850|
|Ward GG (Surgical Orthopaedic)||Ground Floor||1||-|
|Ward HG||Ground Floor||1||-|
A cafe serving takeaway refreshment and beverages is located on the Ground floor which caters for patients, visitors and staff.
A Unichem pharmacy is located in the main reception area in the hospital.
Our Volunteer shop offers a wide range of gifts, fresh flowers, magazines, The Press newspaper, toiletries, Dry Cleaning Services, and a small range of New Zealand Post Services.
Page last updated: 11 December 2018
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