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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 www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info on vaccinations.

Christchurch Women’s Hospital

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 what to do when visiting please see our COVID-19 page.

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 new born babies.

Phone

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

Visiting hours

  • 3pm - 8pm daily

Partners/husbands visiting the Maternity Ward

  • 8am - 10pm daily

Neonatal Unit (NICU) visiting hours

3pm - 8pm daily, parents can visit 24/7.

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

Location/Map

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

Page last updated: 3 December 2021

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