Hospital visitors don’t need a COVID-19 Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in. See our COVID-19 page for general COVID-19 advice, detailed hospital visiting guidelines and COVID-19 tests. See for info on vaccinations.

Burwood Hospital

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

Visitor restrictions effective from Friday 3 December until further notice

Visitor access for Canterbury DHB health facilities will continue to be restricted to enable safe physical distancing.

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


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.


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 cash ATMs at this hospital

Chapel & Chaplains

Food & drink vending machines


Taxis / Telephone

Visitor & Disabled toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 2 December 2021

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