Waitaki District Health Services

Alert

If you have any COVID or Flu symptoms please do not present to the Hospital contact your GP and follow the guidelines set by them. We also ask that you do not visit or attend your outpatient appointment if you are feeling unwell.
Visiting hours are 2pm - 4pm and 6pm - 7pm

Oamaru Hospital

Oamaru Hospital is located at 8 Steward Street, Oamaru. There is P5 pick up and drop off parking at the door. See our front / home page for up-to-date visiting hours. For general enquiries call (03) 433 0290.

Oamaru Hospital Emergency Department

The Oamaru Hospital Emergency Department is open to all emergencies that do not come under the umbrella of General Practitioners. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including all public holidays.

In the event on an emergency, dial 111.

The Emergency Department is for critical or life-threatening situations. If you have heavy bleeding, broken bones, burns, chest pain or trouble breathing visit the Emergency Department. If you cannot travel yourself, you should call 111 for an ambulance.

From Oamaru Hospital Emergency Department, patients may be admitted to Inpatient Services for observation and transfers may be made, as necessary. Acute surgical cases, once stabilised, if required, are transferred to Dunedin Hospital.

Oamaru Hospital Inpatient Services

See our front / home page for our current visiting hours. Inpatient Services provides medical care and observation services. The highly skilled Hospital staff provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services, with a strong focus on assisting the elderly to age positively.

For general enquiries call (03) 433 0290.

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