Nelson Hospital

District General Hospital | Nelson, New Zealand

Hospital description

Please note that this hospital now only takes a few international students on elective placements, as it has entered into an agreement with New Zealand universities to accept domestic students first. Please apply well in advance if you are an international student.

The Nelson Hospital is part of the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board. It is the largest hospital in the area having completed a three year redevelopment project in 2003 and is located in Nelson, a small coastal town on the north of the South Island. It serves a population of over 70,000 and has 147 inpatient beds, 31 acute beds and 9 mental health beds.

Services at this hospital are provided on an inpatient, outpatient and day care basis. The hospital provides a range of services including Audiology, Diabetic Services and Hydrotherapy, in addition to standard secondary and tertiary care facilities.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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