| 20 Jun 2022

Patient Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Screening

If you have a qualifying confirmed appointment or booked for surgery, you will be contacted to advise you require a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) before your appointment or surgery.

RAT screening will operate at the Timaru Hospital in the main entrance (atrium). Patients are required to arrive 30 minutes before their appointment/admission time.

The RAT screening operating hours are:

Monday to Friday between:

  • 7:00am – 3:30pm.