COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at hospitals and health centres can be found at www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

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.

Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Patient and visitor restrictions

Visiting restrictions are now in place at Christchurch Women's Hospital. Please check www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

Christchurch Women’s Hospital provides maternity, and gynaecological, and obstetric services. It also has a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which provides both intensive and special care for newborn babies.

Phone

Some direct phone numbers are listed under the Wards & services tab.

Visiting hours

  • 10am - 1pm daily
  • 3pm - 8pm daily

Partners/husbands visiting the Maternity Ward

  • 8am - 9pm daily

Neonatal Unit (NICU) visiting hours

11am - 1pm daily and 3pm - 8pm daily, parents can visit 24/7.

Please check-in with the reception desk before entering clinical areas.

Location

Street address
Christchurch Women's Hospital
Riccarton Avenue
Christchurch

Postal address
Christchurch Women's Hospital
Private Bag 4711
Christchurch 8140

In an emergency

In a medical emergency, call 111 and ask for an ‘ambulance’.

For advice about urgent care in Canterbury see after-hours and urgent care advice.

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Christchurch Women's Hospital.

Note: We cannot give medical advice by email. Please contact your doctor or the person in charge of your medical care.

Christchurch Women's Hospital facilities at a glance

Accessible

ATM (Westpac)

Food & drink vending machines

Taxis / Taxi phone

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

Page last updated: 29 May 2020

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