General Manager Paula Murray
3 Brightside Rd, Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
Reception Phone 09 925 4200

Southern Cross' Brightside hospital is a modern private surgical hospital located in central Auckland

Brightside hospital was originally established on its Auckland site, in Epsom, in the 1940s, and was completely rebuilt to modern, high tech specifications and re-opened in 2000.

Brightside offers a wide range of surgical services and post-operative care to around 4,500 patients each year. This four-theatre hospital provides 43 in-patient beds and 6 day stay chairs, and has a staff of nearly 100.

Patient facilities

Whilst in our Brightside hospital, this is what patients can expect.

Our Rooms

Our rooms for overnight stay have an ensuite, television, telephone, refrigerator, radio and tea/coffee making facilities. Several provide balcony or garden access.

Our Care

At Brightside, our promise is a quality-driven service. We have a professional nursing team focused on providing a high standard of care and comfort during your stay.


We provide nourishing, quality meals for overnight patients and can cater for special dietary requirements on request.


We have visitor parking on site. We can also arrange visitor meals for a reasonable charge, if requested early in the day.

On-site services

Brightside hospital is constantly developing its facilities and surgical services in line with the needs of the community.

Hospital facilities

Specialist centres & related health providers

Surgical Specialties

View our range of surgical specialties

General Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Vascular surgery
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
View our medical specialists Our specialists  

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Visiting hours: 11am - 8pm

3 Brightside Rd, Epsom, Auckland 1023
PO Box 26064, Epsom, Auckland, 1344

Phone: 09 925 4200

Email Brightside (Auckland)