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.

Oxford Hospital

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

30 April 2020: There are COVID-19 visitor restrictions in place – further details...
  • 11am - 1pm daily TBC
  • 3pm - 8pm daily TBC

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: 5 May 2020

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