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.

Lincoln Maternity Hospital

Lincoln Community Maternity Unit offers the best of both worlds - a peaceful rural setting, yet only minutes from Christchurch. Situated on the city side of Lincoln township, the hospital is especially convenient for families from all southern suburbs and from throughout the Selwyn District. Lincoln Maternity hospital is certified to top healthcare standards, providing you with the assurance of quality service and care. Following a vaginal birth, transfer is within 12 hours, caesarean sections transfer within 24 hours.

Lincoln midwives offer skilled support to new mothers / families in those very early learning days. They will assist and support you while you become confident with feeding and caring of your baby. Lincoln Hospital is also an accredited Baby Friendly hospital.

To find out more about maternity care at Lincoln Maternity Hospital; see our Lincoln Community Maternity Unit health services pages.

Phone

Visiting hours

There are temporary visitor restrictions to all maternity services due to COVID-19

Details of visitors restrictions for Lincoln Maternity Unit ...

  • Partners: Anytime during the day, up to 10pm
  • Friends and family: 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 8pm

Location

Address
Lincoln Maternity Hospital
35 James St,
Lincoln 7608

In an emergency

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 care advice.

Enquiries and feedback

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

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

Lincoln Maternity Hospital facilities at a glance

Accessible

Disability car parking

Food & drink vending machines

Language Interpreters

Patient and visitor parking

Smokefree hospital

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Wi-Fi (Free to use)

Page last updated: 4 May 2020

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