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RSV – VISITING RESTRICTIONS TO OAMARU HOSPITAL
From 16th July 2021: Oamaru Hospital is currently placing restrictions on visitors to all departments within the hospital (E.D, the Ward, Maternity, Radiology, Outpatients and District Nursing) to help prevent further spread of RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) to newborn babies and sick children.
In particular, we ask that only parents and main caregivers visit our maternity unit until further notice, to help protect newborn babies and sick children from the virus.

Visiting hours are currently 2.00pm - 7.00pm daily

Courtney Fisher

Allied Health Manager
Courtney Fisher

Courtney has been a registered Occupational Therapist since 2009.  She completed a new graduate programme at Wellington Hospital before working in AT&R at Ashburton Hospital followed by Psycho-geriatrics at Princess Margaret Hospital in Christchurch. In 2012 she returned to Oamaru her home town, and first joined the team at Waitaki District Health Services Ltd in 2013 as both an Occupational Therapist and Clinical Needs Assessor. Courtney had a period of time off to have her family and is now based in Kurow. She returned in 2019 as an Occupational Therapist and in 2021 became the Allied Health Manager.

Courtney is interested in community health care, especially the uniqueness of our rural community and the huge role Allied Health can play in keeping people both at home as long as possible and also actively involved in their communities.

As Allied Health Manager, Courtney is passionate about pulling the Allied Health services together in order to provide an efficient, quality, holistic healthcare service that meets the needs of our community and individuals.

Courtney is excited about the direction of healthcare in Oamaru and the positive changes that are happening here.

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