The Princess Margaret Hospital

The Princess Margaret Hospital (TPMH), was opened in 1959 and is situated at the foot of the Port Hills, in the south of Christchurch on Cashmere Road, near the intersection with Hackthorne Road.

Mental health 

A number of inpatient, outpatient, and day-patient mental health services are provided at The Princess Margaret Hospital site. Inpatient service includes the Rehabilitation Service (Seager Clinic) which moved from Hillmorton Hospital to The Princess Margaret Hospital site. This service is located on the ground floor of The Heathcote Building. Seager Clinic provides extensive care for people assessed as having a significant disorder arising from an established diagnosis of psychiatric illness and who require intensive support.

A number of specialty mental health services, some inpatient and some outpatient, are clustered in C Block of the main building of The Princess Margaret Hospital, this is a single-storey building immediately to the left of the Hospital’s main entrance.

Older person’s health

The Canterbury DHB Older Persons Health & Rehabilitation Community Teams are based in the Heathcote Building.

Phone

Location

Address
The Princess Margaret Hospital
Cashmere Road
Christchurch

In an emergency

In a medical emergency, call 111 and ask for an ‘ambulance’.

 

Visiting hours

  • Mothers & Babies Unit / C Ward, 10am-8pm Daily
  • Seager Clinic 10am-8pm Daily
  • Child, Adolescent & Family Inpatient Unit – please call (03) 337 7773 for the best time to visit.

Patients and Visitors

Specialist Mental Health Service Units can be flexible with visiting outside of times listed above. Staff will be happy to discuss options with visitors. Visitors may sometimes be asked to wait when their family member or friend is occupied
in part of the treatment programme.

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at The Princess Margaret Hospital.

The Princess Margaret 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: 23 November 2018

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