Oamaru Hospital... providing high quality hospital and community healthcare services... close to home.


  • Emergency Department

    Provides a 24 hour service, 7 days a week.
    Open to all emergencies that do not come under the umbrella of general practitioners.… More

  • Takaro Ward, Inpatient Services

    Visiting Hours: 12:30pm to 7:30pm
    The Ward has 30 beds and provides acute medical care, plus Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation (AT&R) services for the elderly and for patients transferred from Dunedin for post-operative care, including:… More

  • Outpatient Clinic Services

    Oamaru Hospital has ten outpatient clinic rooms accommodating both publicly funded clinics and private clinics.… More

  • AT&R Day Hospital

    The Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation (AT&R) Day Unit is designed as a continuation of inpatient rehabilitation for people over 65 years, with an age-related disability.… More

  • Community Mental Health (SDHB regional service)

    Community based service.
    Providing a wide range of counselling services, i.e.… More

  • District Nursing

    Hours of services from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week, all year except Christmas Day.… More

  • Hospital Laboratory (SDHB regional service)

    Direct Dial No: 0800 101 444
    Open from 7:30am to 5:30pm.… More

  • Maternity Services

    The Oamaru Hospital Primary Birthing Unit has two birthing rooms, three single-bedded postnatal rooms and two antenatal clinic rooms.… More

  • Medical Social Workers

    Social Work Services are available to assist people with health problems to access support services and look at options for themselves and their family.… More

  • Mobile Surgical Bus

    The Mobile Surgical Bus, which is a specially equipped mobile operating theatre, is hosted by Oamaru Hospital on a 5-weekly interval and brings day surgery facilities to the people of Oamaru.… More

  • Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC)

    Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) is available to people with an age-related disability.… More

  • Occupational Therapy

    The Occupational Therapist's (OT) role is to optimise a client's level of safety and independence within their own home.… More

  • Physiotherapy

    The Physiotherapy service's ultimate aim is to help people achieve their optimum recovery and return of function.… More

  • Public Health (SDHB regional service)


    assessment, advice, education, health promotion and support for Child & Family Health through schools and groups in the community.… More

  • Radiology (X-Ray) Department

    Direct Dial No: (03) 434-7801
    Services offered include plain film radiography, CT scanning and ultrasound.… More

  • Smoking Cessation Clinic

    Smoking Cessation Clinics are held once a week. More

Contact Details

Oamaru Hospital


Emergency Department: (03) 433 0290 ext 9034

Outpatients Booking & Reception: Ph (03) 433 0290 ext 9025; Fax (03) 433 0271

Emergency Department:
Phone (03) 433 0290, 24 hours / 7 days

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8 Steward St

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Street Address

8 Steward St

Postal Address

Private Bag 50059

This page was last updated at 4:06PM on May 27, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Oamaru Hospital Services.