Hospital procedures are impacted by Covid-19. Find out more here.

Hospital procedures are impacted by Covid-19. Find out more here.

General Manager: Nicole Forster
131 Bealey Ave, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013
Reception Phone: 03 968 3100
Fax: 03 968 3101

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital is the largest hospital within our national network

Owned by Southern Cross since 1979, the centrally situated hospital campus includes one of the biggest and most advanced private surgical hospitals in the South Island.

The Christchurch hospital campus has seen significant upgrades and new facilities in recent years, and typically provides services to around 9,500 patients each year. Facilities include digital operating theatres, an advanced 'hybrid' operating room, systems for robotically-assisted surgery, advanced digital scanning technologies, consulting facilities and a purpose built endoscopy centre.

Patient facilities

Here’s what patients can expect from Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital


Overnight rooms for patients include ensuite, television, telephone and radio. We provide quality meals, with special dietary needs catered for on request.


Day-stay patients enjoy comfortable lounges and are provided with light refreshments following surgery.

Our Care

A professional nursing team focused on providing a high standard of care and comfort during your stay.


Visitor meals can also be arranged on request for a reasonable charge. Visitor parking is available. Visitors may be impacted by Covid-19 precautions and we recommend that you review our Covid-19 page in advance of visiting.

On-site services

Our campus in Christchurch boasts ten operating theatres, including hi-tech digital theatres and the da Vinci® system for robotically assisted surgery. Independent credentialled practitioners can access advanced scanning and imaging technologies and consulting centres located on-site. A purpose-built endoscopy centre on site - Southern Endoscopy Centre - is one of the largest of its kind in New Zealand. Southern Cross Rehabilitation also has facilities and offers services on the hospital campus.

Hospital facilities

Specialist centres & related health providers

Surgical Specialties

View our range of surgical specialties

General Surgery
Ophthalmology (Eye surgery)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
Paediatric Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Vascular surgery
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Endoscopy (Gastroenterology)

Our hospital patients’ experience


Visiting hours: 8am - 8pm

131 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, 8013
P.O. Box 21-096, Edgeware, Christchurch, 8143

Phone: 03 968 3100
Fax: 03 968 3101


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