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

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

205 St Aubyn St, New Plymouth, 4310
PO Box 979, Taranaki Mail Centre, New Plymouth 4340
Reception Phone: 06 759 4820 Fax: 06 758 0295
General Manager: Lee McManus
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Welcome to Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital

Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital is a modern private surgical hospital serving the city and wider region. Established in 1983, and the only private surgical hospital in the city, Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital provides services to around 6,500 patients each year.

Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital features comfortable patient facilities, advanced theatres, a modern sterilisation department, 39 inpatient beds and a modern 13 chair day-stay area. Our team provides services and excellent post-operative nursing care across a wide range of elective surgical services, including orthopaedic surgery, gynaecology, ophthalmology, oral and facial maxillary, urology, otolaryngology (ENT), plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, and general and endoscopic surgery.

Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital patient facilities


We provide nourishing, quality meals for our patients and can cater for special dietary requirements on request.


Rooms for overnight stay are air conditioned and have an ensuite, television, telephone, refrigerator, radio and tea/coffee making facilities.

Our Care

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


Visiting hours are above, special arrangements outside these hours can be requested. Visitors may be impacted by Covid-19 precautions and we recommend that you review our Covid-19 page in advance of visiting.

Information for our younger patients

Hi! We're Stella and Tai. We've written a storybook, to explain to young patients what's likely to happen if you receive treatment at a Southern Cross hospital. We've also included some fun puzzles!

We encourage parents and carers to stay with their children in hospital. Please contact the hospital regarding availability of space and associated charges should you wish to stay overnight. If you would like to visit the hospital, to familiarise your child with the surroundings prior to admission, please contact the hospital.

TBI Health physiotherapy

TBI Health provide both inpatient and outpatient physiotherapy services for Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital patients. TBI Health is a joint venture partner with Southern Cross Healthcare.

Our Robotics

The global and local landscape of robotic navigation and assisted surgery has undergone rapid technical evolution. Robotics are tailored to enhance the performance and outcomes for surgeons and patients. We have worked closely in partnership with our credentialled medical practitioners to integrate this cutting-edge technology to ensure we deliver excellent experiences for both our surgeons and patients.

Surgical specialities and credentialled medical practitioners

Click on speciality to view our credentialled medical practitioners.

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery
General Surgery
Ophthalmology (Eye surgery)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Vascular surgery

Our news

Growing healthy young minds in Aotearoa

Since 2020, Southern Cross Healthcare has fully funded Pause Breathe Smile mind health programme delivered to more 125,000 tamariki.

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Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital now offers bariatric surgery

Taranaki residents no longer need to travel out of the region as bariatric surgery as it is being offered by our hospital.

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Our hospitals embrace initiative to give IV bags a new lease of life

After providing lifesaving fluids at our hospitals, Baxter Healthcare IV bags are being recycled into safe playground matting.

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Our patient experience video

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