Burwood Hospital

Burwood Hospital

Contact & Location


Burwood Hospital

255 Mairehau Road


Postal Address:

Burwood Hospital

Private Bag 4708

Christchurch 8140


03 383 6836

Visiting Hours

Birthing Unit

10.00am - 8.00pm (every day)

Partners are allowed any time

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service

3.00pm - 8.00pm (weekdays)

11.00am - 8.00pm (weekends)

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit

1pm - 7.30pm

7 days a week

Special Care Unit

At discretion of Unit

Spinal Unit

1 - 8.30pm Monday to Friday

11.30am - 8.30pm

Surgical Orthopaedic Unit

3.15pm - 8pm

Parking & Public Transport

Car Parking

​​​​​​Parking is available on site and also on Mairehau Road.

Note: New car parking areas for visitors can be reached via Gate 3.​

Transport Options

A taxi service is available.

Bus Routes

Burwood Hospital Services & Departments

Listed below is a directory of Burwood Hospital departments, services and medical facilities, sorted alphabetically. Click on the Service or view our printable map of Burwood Hospital​.






Allan Bean Centre (ABC)


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6881

ABC Library


Burwood Hospital


03 383 9484

Beacon House Children's Hospital


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6820

Burwood Academy for Independent Living


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6871

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6828

Burwood Birthing Unit


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6844

Burwood Spinal UnitBurwood Hosptial​​  03 383 6850​

Champion Centre


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6867

Child Development and Therapy Centre


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6820



Burwood Hospital


03 383 6823

Interpreter / Translator Service​Burwood Hospital​03 364 0669

Low Vision Clinic


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6820

Māori Health Service

Burwood Hospital​

​ 03 383 6873 & 03 383 7552

Midwives and Childbirth Classes


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6844

Nursing Department


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6815

Occupational Therapy


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6845

Orthopaedic Outpatients


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6840

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit


Burwood Hospital


03 337 7459

Pain Management Centre


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6831



Burwood Hospital


03 383 6833

Public Health Nursing Service


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6877



Burwood Hospital


03 383 6855

Social Work


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6882

Speech Language Therapy


Burwood Hospital


03 383 6810

Vision Hearing Testing Service


Burwood Hospital


03 383 9498

Volunteer Service


Burwood Hospital


03 383 9499 ext 99499

About Burwood Hospital

Burwood Hospital situated in pleasant wooded surroundings in the north east of Christchurch is the Canterbury District Health Board's centre of excellence for rehabilitation and elective orthopaedic surgery.

Our aim is to be recognised as the premier provider of rehabilitation services in New Zealand and our staff are committed to meeting the needs of patients that will enable them to return to productive life. The delivery of quality health care as a partnership with individuals/whanau and their communities is the essence of this. 

Temporary ​new main entrance

Please note that the main entrance and reception at Burwood Hospital is now at a new location.

The main entrance and reception for the hospital is now accessed via Gate 3 on Mairehau Road. 

New car parking areas for visitors can be reached via Gate 3, 

The orderlies and duty nurse managers are also now at t​he new reception.

Signage on the roadsides and on the campus has been updated.

Map of Burwood Hospital

Click on the map below to zoom in

​For more information about visiting hospital as either a patient or visitor view ​our printable hospital map or see our Patients and Visitors section.

Page last reviewed: 16 April 2014
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