Patients & visitors Eligibility criteria for free healthcare If you are eligible you may receive services free of charge or at a reduced cost. Hospital parking and maps Visitor and accessible parking is available at all Nelson Marlborough Health facilities. Patient travel There are schemes to assist patients with travel when required. Patient stories Patients are at the heart of our services. Patient rights and privacy Patient support and resources There are a number of services to support patients and whanau. Preparing for a hospital visit or stay Make sure you are prepared for your hospital stay. Shops and cafes Hot meals, snacks and drinks are available at the hospital cafes. Our smokefree rules Nelson Marlborough Health is committed to providing a healthy environment for our patients, staff and visitors. Visiting hours Visiting hours in the hospitals vary among the wards or units. Visitor rules Nelson Marlborough Health prioritises the safety and privacy of patients, visitors and staff.