Waitaki > Public Hospital Services > Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) >

Oamaru Hospital Services

Public Service Allied Health Cardiology Dermatology Emergency Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver) General Surgery Laboratory Tests Mental Health Midwifery Obstetric and Gynaecology Older People's Health Oncology Ophthalmology Paediatrics Radiology Respiratory Rheumatology

Maternity Services

The Oamaru Hospital Primary Birthing Unit has two birthing rooms, three single-bedded postnatal rooms and two antenatal clinic rooms. All patient rooms have ensuite bathrooms.

Lead Maternity Care (LMC) midwives provide low-risk maternity care to women within this primary unit as well as out in the wider community. They also provide free pregnancy advice, free pregnancy testing, antenatal care, support throughout labour and birth, and postnatal care up to six weeks after birth. Advice and support on breastfeeding is also provided.

A team of experienced nurses provide hospital postnatal care.

For more information on the Primary Birthing Unit - Oamaru click here

This page was last updated at 4:06PM on May 27, 2019.