Hospitals & Services
Where to go in Christchurch and Canterbury for after hours health care and emergencies.
Call 111 and ask for "ambulance" when there is a medical emergency.
For health advice after hours call your own doctor (General Practice team). Your call will be answered 24/7 by a nurse who can advise you what to do and where to go if you need urgent care.
24 hours, every day.
401 Madras StreetEntrance on the left just before Bealey Avenue
Phone: 03 365 7777
8am - 8pm, every day.4 Yaldhurst Road, Church Corner, ChristchurchPhone: 03 343 3661Fax: 03 343 3662
8am - 8pm, every day.3 Pilgrim Place (just off Moorhouse Ave) ChristchurchPhone: 03 365 7900Fax: 03 365 7918
The Urgent Pharmacy is located at 931 Colombo Street, corner of Colombo Street and Bealey Avenue. Opening hours are:
Mon - Fri 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat & Sun 9:00am - 11:00pm
If you require urgent or crisis mental health care, after hours, freephone 0800 920 092, 7 days a week:
For more information about urgent or crisis mental health care see specialist mental health service pages
The Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department is open 24 hours.
The Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department provides lifesaving treatment and urgent medical attention to those with serious illness.
Arriving at Hospital
Christchurch Hospital Location Map
Find out more about the
care around the clock telephone health advice available from your own GP team.