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Lakes District Hospital Queenstown Hospital Services

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12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


Lakes District Hospital is situated in Frankton, near Queenstown, and services all the communities in the Queenstown Lakes District including Garston, Kingston, Glenorchy, Queenstown, Arrowtown and the Wakatipu Basin.  Lakes District Hospital is 2 ½ hours from our base hospital by road and 45 minutes by helicopter.  There are over 1 million visitors to the district annually with a permanent population of approximately 35,000 people.  Lakes District Hospital staff see a variety of work with up to 1,200 ED presentations per month leading to approximately 90 transfers to secondary or tertiary hospitals.  Lakes District Hospital consists of 25 beds, a mix of maternity, acute medical, radiology, emergency and outpatient departments.

It is currently undergoing refurbishment which is due for completion in September 2019.

Services provided include:

  • 10 beds for Inpatient Acute Care
  • 5 Maternity beds
  • Level 2 emergency service that provides assessment and stabilisation
  • Outpatient Clinics, Day Surgery and the Mobile Surgical Bus which visits every 6 weeks
  • Specialists visit Lakes District Hospital to provide outpatient clinics and day surgery for minor procedures
  • Allied Health Services physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, speech language therapy, dietician, needs assessors and district nursing
  • Diagnostic services of radiology, bed-side ultrasound, X-Ray, CT and laboratory are also provided. We have digital radiology at the hospital
  • Mental Health and Dental Services are co-located to the hospital and provide a wide range of services.



12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight


  • Emergency Department

    In an emergency call 111. For health advice call Healthline on 0800 611 116.… More

  • Inpatient Services

    Visiting Hours
    11:00am – 12noon and 2:00pm – 8:00pm. Children are not to be left unsupervised on hospital grounds. … More

  • Outpatient Clinics

    Lakes District Hospital Outpatients Department is currently being expanded to include three consultation rooms and two telemedicine rooms.… More

  • Wakatipu Community Mental Health Team

    A community mental health service operates opposite Lakes District Hospital.… More

  • District Nursing

    District Nursing service provides holistic support to patients in their own environment, allowing them to maintain their independence with dignity.… More

  • Mobile Surgical Bus

    The Mobile Surgical Bus, which is a specially equipped mobile operating theatre, is hosted by Lakes District Hospital on a 6-weekly interval and brings day surgery facilities to the people of Queenstown Lakes.… More

  • Wakatipu Community Oral Health Clinic

    The primary school dental service operates opposite Lakes District Hospital.… More

  • Meals on Wheels

    Meals are cooked by the adjacent Bupa Wakatipu Resthome and Hospital kitchen and distributed throughout the area by volunteer drivers. More

  • Chaplaincy Service

    Chaplain available via on-call roster. More

Contact Details

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (03) 441 0015

20 Douglas Street
Otago 9300

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20 Douglas Street
Otago 9300

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20 Douglas Street
Queenstown 9300

This page was last updated at 1:51PM on October 23, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Lakes District Hospital Queenstown Hospital Services.