RED

Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info about vaccinations.

We are at RED according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework

Last updated:
23 January 2022

The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:

  1. All visitors need to scan in using the COVID-19 Tracer App or sign in on arrival and provide their contact details
  2. If you’re using the COVID-19 Tracer App, please ensure Bluetooth tracing is turned on
  3. All visitors must wear a surgical/medical mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable
  4. All visitors are expected to practice safe physical distancing. You should remain two metres away from people you don’t know
  5. Everyone, including visitors should practise good hand hygiene
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our facilities.

Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.

More COVID-19 information:

Oxford Hospital

Visitor restrictions effective from 23 January until further notice

Age-Related Residential Care facilities managed by Canterbury DHB in Oxford Hospital, Darfield Hospital, Ellesmere Hospital, Waikari Hospital, Tuarangi Home Ashburton 

  • To ensure the safety of patients, all of whom are aged over 65, visitors to the Aged Residential Care part of these facilities are only allowed by prior appointment
  • Please contact the facility to discuss with the manager. There may be a separate entrance for visitors, please check with staff.

Oxford Hospital is about 45 minutes drive-time from Christchurch. The hospital has 15 beds, providing a variety of health services for the Oxford community and surrounding districts including four beds for convalescing post surgery, acute admissions and palliative care; and eight beds for people who require long-stay care with permanent hospital level care. There are also three beds for short term hospital level relief care for people whose family or care givers need a break.

Other services include: Meals on Wheels, day care, equipment hire, needs assessment and service co-ordination, assessment and treatment of outpatients.

Contact

Visiting hours

There are COVID-19 visitor restrictions in place – further details...
  • 11am - 1pm daily
  • 3pm - 8pm daily

Location

Street address
Oxford Hospital
39 Park Avenue
Oxford

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.

Oxford Hospital facilities at a glance

Accessible

Disability car parking

Hot drinks

Laundry and dry cleaning

Library service

Mail

Meals on wheels

Newspapers

Parking

Shopping and outings

Smokefree hospital

Visitor and disabled toilets

WiFi (Free to use)

Page last updated: 25 January 2022

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