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Ellesmere Hospital

Ellesmere Hospital is based in Leeston about 30 minutes drive-time from Christchurch. The hospital has 10 beds and specialises in the healthcare for older people (Geriatrics).


Visiting hours

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  • 11am - 1pm daily
  • 3pm - 8pm daily


Street address
Ellesmere Hospital
25 Cunningham Street

In an emergency

This hospital does not provide emergency medical services. In a medical emergency, call 111 and ask for an ‘ambulance’.

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Ellesmere Hospital.

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

Ellesmere Hospital facilities at a glance


Disability car parking

Hot drinks

Laundry and dry cleaning

Library service


Meals on wheels



Shopping and outings

Visitor and disabled toilets

Page last updated: 18 August 2021

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