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COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Effective from Monday 6 December 2021 - Protection Framework (traffic light settings) - Life at Orange

Unrestricted visiting until 8.00 pm. daily.

All patient visitors are required to be vaccinated. Non-vaccinated patient visitors will be denied access.  Vaccination passes will be scanned on entry.

To ensure we meet the physical distancing requirements the following restrictions are in place currently.

Pre-admission Clinic
One vaccinated support person may attend the appointment.

Cardiology Day unit
One vaccinated support person per patient.

Admissions and Discharge Unit
One vaccinated support person may accompany a patient to the unit on admission and return on discharge for pick up. A parent/caregiver for a child or to support a dependent adult may remain until the patient has transferred to surgery.

Women in labour are allowed two support partners for the duration of labour and birth

For the duration of their postnatal stay a woman can have one named support person who will be able to visit. Siblings of the new baby may accompany this person as long as they are well.

All visitors to our Maternity facilities must scan using the NZ COVID Tracer app or sign in each time they visit.

Antenatal breastfeeding classes continue with physical distancing requirements

Anyone who is unwell should not come into the Hospital.

St George’s Hospital will continue to follow all MoH and Canterbury DHB COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients, consumers, visitors, staff, and the wider community. 

Other safety requirements at St George’s Hospital include:


For more information please visit:

The Ministry of Health webpage –

MoH locations of interest – click here for the latest information/list

The Unite against COVID-19 webpage –


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Cancer Institute

Our state-of-the-art St George's Cancer Care - The Glasson Centre is home to the latest technology and a team of some of the country’s most experienced Oncologists and support staff, working together to deliver exceptional patient care.

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St Georgio's Cafe

Here at St Georgio's Cafe we offer a delicious array of fresh food made daily on the premises, from Asian inspired chicken and rice noodle salad to hand made gourmet pies and fresh baked rolls.

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