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 information and advice There are a number of services to support patients and whanau. Patient resources Information and resources on patient rights and services. 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 All Nelson Marlborough Health facilities are smokefree. Volunteers There are a number of ways we can use your volunteer time. Visiting hours Visiting hours in the hospitals vary among the wards or units.