Laboratory and hospital support services cover the provision of diagnostic services through Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) and hospital support services such as: medical illustrations, specialist equipment maintenance, sterile supply, patient and staff food services, cleaning services and travel, transport, parking and waste contracts.
These services are largely provided for patients under the care of Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury, however Canterbury Health Laboratories also offer a testing service for GPs, private specialists. Public and private laboratories throughout New Zealand refer samples to Canterbury Health Laboratories for more specialised testing. Canterbury Health Laboratories is also recognised as an international referral centre.
Page last updated: 24 April 2023
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