Ashburton Hospital

Details Associates

Name :

Ashburton Hospital

Address  :

Elizabeth Street
Private Bag 801

Town  :

Ashburton

State  :

Canterbury

Country  :

NEW ZEALAND

Post Code:

7740

Phone  :

03 308 4149

Fax  :

64 3 307 8473

Web URL  :

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Description

Ashburton Hospital is the centre from which a comprehensive range of Inpatient Daypatient Outpatient and Community based services are delivered from

Ashburton Hospital has 74 beds and annually admits around 5000 patients cares for 2600 day patients and 15000 patients attend outpatient Appointments The Operating Theatre at Ashburton carries out 1500 operative procedures each year on a day and short stay basis
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