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Visiting times and contact numbers

Please click on the links below to find the visiting times of our wards. If you cannot visit at these times please speak to the nurse in charge and we will try to accommodate your needs.

Many of our wards operate a protected meal time system. Food nutrition is an important part of our patient's recovery so visiting is not allowed during this time. However if you wish to have family support at meal times, please let the nurse in charge know.

All ward opening times are correct at time of publishing. Please confirm times with the wards before making visiting arrangements as they are subject to change.

For details on any ward closures, please see the infection control pages.

Ward 1

Ward 2

Ward 3

Ward 4

Ward 5

Wards 7 and 9

Ward 11

Ward 12

Ward 14

Ward 15

Ward 16

Ward 17

Ward 22

Ward 23

Ward 24

Ward 25

Ward 26

Acute Medical Unit

Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

Critical Care Unit


Eye Unit

Sandbourne Suite

Surgical Admissions Unit (SAU)

Stroke Unit

Treatment and Investigation Unit

Christchurch Day Hospital