Providing a new standard for hospital care in New Zealand.

Forté Health is a private hospital designed for short stay procedures. We offer four fully-equipped operating theatres, a 12-bed recovery area, 22 overnight suites and two day lounges. Our facilities are world-leading and surgeons from multiple disciplines choose to operate here.

Patients are at the very heart of our operations. Our tight-knit team’s focused on providing exemplary one-on-one care, walking with our patients through every step of their journey.

Here at Forté Health we offer you a fresh approach to medical care, delivered in a sustainable way.

132 Peterborough Street

We operate out of the Forté Health building in central Christchurch, one of the safest and most environmentally sound buildings in New Zealand.

Built in 2013 to 180% of building code it provides the highest level of strength, stability and safety for our patients, clinicians, staff and visitors. The building also mirrors Forté Health’s commitment to sustainability, achieving four green star certification.

Our values / Kauara

The Forté Health values are at the heart of everything we do. Developed by our staff, they embody the culture here at Forté and we strive to live up to them each and every day.

Forté Health / Whakapakari Hauora

We are committed to working in partnership with Maori. Our Kaumatua is available to support patients and staff. We acknowledge and support the diversity of Canterbury and have interpreters or advocacy services available.

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Te whakatutukitanga

At Forté Health we set our standards high. That’s what our patients and the medical specialists who choose to operate here deserve.  We are constantly looking for opportunities to improve our systems and services so that we continue to offer the world-leading private hospital service we strive for.

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Person centered

Te aronga ki te tangata

Our patients are at the heart of our hospital.  At Forté Health we pride ourselves on providing personalised care, treating each patient who walks through the door as an individual and aiming to make their hospital experience a positive one. 

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The Forté Health staff are a close-knit team with a focus on providing quality care.  When patients come into our care, they benefit from that.  We respect, we support, we listen.

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Te auahatanga

At Forté Health we are always looking for new and innovative ways that we can do things better for our staff, for our patients, for the medical specialists who choose to operate here and for our environment. 

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Te ngākau tapatahi

We are privileged to be the hospital of choice for medical specialists and patients and we are committed to treating those who walk through our doors with dignity and respect. 

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Ngā mahi whakauka

Our commitment to sustainability is at the forefront of everything we do.  In 2020 Forté was awarded the Toitū EnviroMark Gold Award for environmental sustainability and is on its way to becoming the first hospital to become a carbon zero organisation.  We don’t just talk sustainability.   We are doing it and are true leaders in terms of sustainability in the health sector.

Meet our CEO and board members

Rachel Hillyer (CEO)

Rachel Hillyer (CEO)

David Barker (Chair)

David Barker (Chair)

David Kerr

David Kerr

Janet Whineray

Janet Whineray

Andrew Vincent

Andrew Vincent

Saxon Connor

Saxon Connor

Julie Bohnenn

Julie Bohnenn

Community involvement