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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.


Visiting hours

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


Street address
Oxford Hospital
39 Park Avenue

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


Disability car parking

Hot drinks

Laundry and dry cleaning

Library service


Meals on wheels



Shopping and outings

Smokefree hospital

Visitor and disabled toilets

WiFi (Free to use)

Page last updated: 18 August 2021

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