Overview

We will endeavour to make your visit to Mercy Hospital a compassionate and caring experience.  We are a not for profit organisation, fully accredited and operate in accordance with the philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy.

Mercy Hospital does not offer Emergency Services.

In the event of an emergency, dial 111 and ask for an ambulance.

The nearest Emergency Department is located at Dunedin Public Hospital Great King Street, Dunedin.

Phone : (03) 474 0999

Information for all Patients

Once the decision has been made for you to have surgery at Mercy Hospital, you will be given an Admission folder. This folder includes both admission information and hospital forms that require completion prior to your first visit.

Please complete these hospital forms and post back to Mercy Hospital at least seven days prior to admission.

If you are currently taking any prescription medicines/tablets or if you have taken any in the last six months, please obtain a printed list of medications from your family doctor and return this together with your forms.


General information in this folder includes:

  • Patient admission information
  • Anaesthetic Information

Hospital forms included are:

  • A Patient Admission Form which includes a Health Questionnaire
  • A Consent Form which you will have reviewed with your Consultant
  • A Mercy Hospital Patient form for Pharmacy


Please also state any special dietary requirements, any food preferences, and any special needs you may have on your admission form and we will endeavour to meet your requirements.

You may also be required to have blood tests, MRSA tests or X-Rays before you are admitted. Please ensure any instructions regarding these tests are followed.

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Mercy Hospital Dunedin
72 Newington Ave, Maori Hill
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