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A division of Nelson Marlborough District Health Board, Wairau Hospital provides 24-hour acute secondary services,
routine medical and surgical services and essential core community services. In addition, a private surgical ward
shares some of Wairau Hospital's facilities and a number of Blenheim's private specialists consulting rooms are
based at the site.
Based in Blenheim, Wairau Hospital's obstetrics service operates from a purpose built unit with facilities for
10 inpatients at one time. The hospital intends enlarging the area so that all obstetric services operate from
one place and integrate with the gynaecology and outpatient clinics, creating a fully integrated women's service
closely aligned to the paediatric area.
The elderly assessment, treatment and rehabilitation service integrates eleven inpatient beds and outpatient consulting
rooms in the same dedicated facility. A component of this service is provided in the patient's home environment.
Kaikoura Hospital is a division of Canterbury District Health Board's Rural Health Services. Providing a comprehensive
range of health services for the Kaikoura community, Kaikoura Hospital is a 26 bed rural hospital located in the
heart of Kaikoura township.
The hospital's facilities include eight inpatient beds for the elderly requiring hospital level of care and three
labour and birth, and postnatal beds for low risk pregnancies. Postnatal home support provided by midwives.
Additional private health services are provided from rooms of the hospital.
Blenheim has a number of fitness centres and a state-of-the-art public