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.

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

30 April 2020: 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: 5 May 2020

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