Ashburton Hospital

Ashburton Hospital

Contact & Location


Ashburton Hospital

28 Elizabeth Street

Ashburton, 7700

Postal Address:

Ashburton Hospital

Private Bag 801

Ashburton 7740


03 307 8450

Visiting Hours

All visitors

11am to 2pm and 4pm to 8pm every day

We welcome close family/whanau to visit at any time but request that you check with staff first.

Maternity visitors

Visiting daily between 10 am and 8 pm

Partners and families 7 am – 10 pm

Parking & Public Transport

Car Parking

​Limited car parking is available on site.​

Transport Options




Bus Routes

Ashburton Hospital Services & Departments

Listed below is a directory of Ashburton Hospital departments, services and medical facilities, sorted alphabetically. Click on the Service you want for more information.




​Café​​-​The café is open between 7 am and 7 pm every day for staff and public use.
General Enquiries​03 307 8450​
General Manager​​03 307 8485​
Home Support​03 307 8488​
Laboratory​03 307 8456​
Maternity Centre03 307 8483​
Outpatient Department​03 307 8453​
Pharmacy​03 307 6910​
Public Health Nursing Service03 307 8378​
Radiology (X-Ray)03 307 8457​

About Ashburton Hospital

​​Ashburton Hospital is the centre from which a comprehensive range of Inpatient, Daypatient, Outpatient and Community based health services are delivered. Ashburton Hospital is a secondary level acute medical and surgical hospital. Tertiary level care is available around one hour away at Christchurch Hospital.

Ashburton Hospital has 74 beds and annually admits around 5000 patients, cares for 2600 day patients and 15,000 patients attend outpatient appointments. Rural health services employ around 550 full time and part time staff, which includes a clinical workforce in medicine, surgery and gynaecology, supported by nursing and allied health professionals with extensive experience in a wide range of clinical situations.

For more information about 
What to bring to hospitalArriving at hospitalYour stay in hospitalOutpatient appointments and Visitors and Family please see the appropriate page in the Patients & Visitors section.

For information about rural hospitals see our Rural Hospitals & Facilities page.​​​

​Cafe: Ashburton Hospital


Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri (7.00am – 7.00pm)

Weekends and Public Holidays (7.00am – 7.00pm)​​

Map of Ashburton Hospital

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​View a printableAshburton Hospital Map (250kb, PDF)


Page last reviewed: 13 July 2018