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Burwood Hospital

Burwood Hospital

Burwood Hospital specialises in treating burns and spinal injuries, and its main focus is rehabilitation. Burwood’s plastic surgery unit, the first in the South Island, opened in 1943. The spinal unit opened in 1979.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - East Christchurch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015