Some visitor restrictions for all Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury hospitals and health facilities remain in place, but we have relaxed others.
There is still a heightened risk to vulnerable people in hospital and so we recommend all people wear a mask when visiting any of our facilities and follow other advice designed to keep patients, staff and visitors safe.
Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as our staff work hard to protect and care for some of the most vulnerable in our community.
Visiting hours for our hospitals have returned to pre COVID-19 hours with the exception of Christchurch Women’s Hospital.
All visitors are recommended to wear a medical face mask.
Parents/caregivers are able to be with their child in hospital and visitors are now allowed, except for the Children’s Haematology and Oncology Day stay where just one parent/caregiver is able to attend their appointment with their child. Exceptions by special arrangement only.
For more details about visiting hospital please see our COVID-19 page.
Any member of the public with a mask exemption is welcome in all our facilities when attending to receive health care and *treatment.
Please show your mask exemption card and appointment letter to staff at the entrance.
*Treatment includes coming into the Emergency Department, outpatient appointments, surgery or a procedure.
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.
Please check our COVID-19 page for the latest information about visiting hospital.
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 cannot give medical advice by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.
No cash ATMs at this hospital
Taxis / Telephone
Visitor & Disabled toilets
Visitor information reception
Free patient and visitor 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 disability parking close to the hospital main entrance (via entry 1) and near the rear hospital entrance (via entry 5).
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.
Several buses stop near Burwood Hospital in both directions. Check www.metroinfo.co.nz for more details of bus routes and timetables.
Click on a bus stop icon for more information about bus stops and routes near Burwood Hospital.
There is bike parking outside main hospital entrance for public use, bike park locations are listed on the map below. You can click on a bike icon for more information.
Security note: Bike parking is at the owner’s own risk, we strongly advise you to lock your bike securely to a bike stand with a D-lock, and to not use a thin loop of wire / combination lock.
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
|1||Artificial Limb Centre||13||Reception|
|2||Back of House||14||Spinal Transition Unit|
|3||Boiler House||15||Tapper Units|
|4||Cafe||16||Vision Hearing Testing|
|6||Chapel||AG||Older Person’s Mental Health|
|7||Milner Units||BG||Older Person’s Mental Health|
|8||Operating Suite||CG||Adult Rehab (BIRS)|
|9||Outpatients Procedure Unit/Minor Surgery||DG||Stroke|
|10||Physical Medicine (Therapies)||FG||Spinal|
|11||Public Health Nurses (upstairs)||GG||Surgical Orthopaedic Unit (SOU)|
|12||Radiology Outpatients (Level 1)||HG||Ward HG|
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Services and wards at Burwood Hospital are listed below. Click on service names to find out more about each service.
|Burwood Academy of Independent Living (BAIL)||-||1||03 383 6871|
|Burwood Day Clinic||-||-||03 337 7993|
|Blood Test Centre||Level 1||1||03 383 6853|
|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||-||-||03 337 7700|
|Maori Health Service||Ground Floor||-||03 383 6873|
|Minor Surgery||Ground Floor||1||03 387 1327|
|NZ Spinal Trust||-||4||03 383 6881|
|NZ Spinal Trust - Resource Centre||-||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||03 383 6849|
|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|
|Shop||Ground Floor||1||03 383 9466|
|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 (Stroke)||Ground Floor||1||03 337 7855|
|Ward D1||Level 1||1||03 383 6849|
|Ward FG (Surgical Orthopaedic)||Ground Floor||1||03 383 6834|
|Ward HG (Spinal Unit)||Ground Floor||1||03 383 6850|
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.
Burwood Hair Boutique is located on level 1 of Burwood Hospital. Open from Monday to Saturday the hair salon offers concession discounts and a loyalty programme. Clients receive 10% off their first, fifth and tenth visits and other weekly specials are promoted on the salon’s Facebook page
Drinks and snacks vending machines are located in the Burwood Hospital foyer.
Page last updated: 13 March 2023
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