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VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstancesFurther details...

Last updated:
27 March 2020

  • No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstances. The exceptions to the no visitor policy include:
    • A nominated person supporting a terminally ill patient through their end of life care
    • A parent/guardian who is supporting a child
    • The chosen support person of a woman who is giving birth. This does not apply to the woman’s postnatal stay however, and no visitors will be permitted during this stage of the woman’s care
  • The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply outside of these exemptions is at the discretion of the Charge Nurse/Midwife Manager or another lead clinician.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to visit at any time.
  • All visitors will be assessed at the entry to ensure they meet the exception criteria and will be required to register their details.
  • Visitors who are unwell will not be allowed entry.

These restrictions apply to all wards and services at all times, including the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Ashburton Hospital

3 news items.

Media release

$1.5m cash injection to Ashburton Hospital

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Ashburton Hospital has received a $1.5 million cash injection thanks to community generosity. Advance Ashburton trustee... read more about $1.5m cash injection to Ashburton Hospital»

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Media release

Temporary changes to access to Ashburton Hospital

Friday 10 March 2017Quick Read

Ashburton Hospital is making some temporary changes to access from Monday. General Manager Ashburton Health... read more about Temporary changes to access to Ashburton Hospital»

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Media release

Blessing of new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital

Tuesday 15 November 2016Quick Read

Earlier this morning a blessing service was held for the new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital, part of an... read more about Blessing of new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital»

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Page last updated: 27 September 2018

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