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:

Waikari Hospital

Waikari Hospital is located in Waikari village, approximately one hour's drive north of Christchurch on State Highway 1 and inland from Waipara.

The hospital is set in beautiful grounds overlooking the Alps. Waikari Hospital meets the needs of the local community as well as covering a large rural district including continuing care of the elderly, general medical, surgical rehabilitation, carer support, respite care and palliative care. Note: Maternity services are not available at Waikari Hospital.

Contact

Visiting hours

There are COVID-19 visitor restrictions in place – further details...
  • 11am - 1pm daily 
  • 3pm - 8pm daily (Unless arranged with Nurse Manager)

Location

Street address
Waikari Hospital
16 Littles Drive
Waikari
North Canterbury

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 Waikari Hospital.

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

Patients and Visitors

Waikari Hospital facilities at a glance

Accessible

Disability car parking

Hot drinks

Laundry

Library service

Mail

Meals on wheels

Newspapers

Parking

Smokefree hospital

Visitor and disabled toilets

WiFi (Free to use)

Page last updated: 15 December 2021

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