RED

Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info about vaccinations.

We are at RED according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework

Last updated:
23 January 2022

The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:

  1. All visitors need to scan in using the COVID-19 Tracer App or sign in on arrival and provide their contact details
  2. If you’re using the COVID-19 Tracer App, please ensure Bluetooth tracing is turned on
  3. All visitors must wear a surgical/medical mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable
  4. All visitors are expected to practice safe physical distancing. You should remain two metres away from people you don’t know
  5. Everyone, including visitors should practise good hand hygiene
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our facilities.

Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.

More COVID-19 information:

Burwood Hospital

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

Visitor restrictions effective from 23 January 2022 until further notice

Visitor access for all Canterbury DHB health facilities are restricted. You do not need to show your My Vaccine Pass to enter DHB facilities, but you must scan the NZ Tracer App QR code for each building or specific area you enter, where a unique QR code is displayed – or sign in manually. You must also wear a paper surgical/medical mask at all times unless medically exempt, or eating or drinking in a designated area.

The visiting hours at Burwood Hospital are 11am-7pm with only one person visiting at a time for each patient.

  • Only one support person can attend with a patient for outpatient appointments and planned/elective surgery
  • Radiology Appointments – one support person only to accompany someone to a radiology appointment
  • Exceptions: Charge Nurse Managers can assess requests on a case by case basis. For example, exceptions will be considered on compassionate grounds including for end of life care. Please contact the Charge Nurse Manager to discuss, or the Duty Nurse Manager after hours.

For more details about visiting please see our COVID-19 page.

Phone

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

Visiting hours

  • Visiting hours are 11am - 7pm daily.

    Please check our COVID-19 page for the latest information about visiting hospital.

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 cash ATMs at this hospital

Chapel & Chaplains

Food & drink vending machines

Hairdresser

Taxis / Telephone

Visitor & Disabled toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 25 January 2022

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