Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital provides patients in the Central Lakes region with greater access to quality elective surgery closer to home.
Over time, we will provide a wide range of specialist surgery, including orthopaedics, ophthalmology, urology, gynaecology, plastic, and general surgery.
While accident and emergency services are not part of the service we offer, we will be providing planned surgery for patients who are eligible through ACC.
New hospital opens in Whakatipu
A new independent hospital for the Central Lakes region, the Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital, was formally opened on Friday 10 December 2021, offering the local community more convenient access to elective surgical services.