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Women and children’s health services

Women and children’s health services cover acute and elective gynaecology services: primary, secondary and tertiary obstetric services; neonatal intensive care services at Christchurch Women’s Hospital; first trimester pregnancy terminations at Lyndhurst Hospital; and primary maternity services at Lincoln Maternity, Rangiora Hospital.

This service also covers:

  • Children's health
  • General paediatrics
  • Paediatric oncology
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Child protection services
  • Cot death/paediatric disordered breathing
  • Community paediatrics and paediatric therapy
  • Public health nursing services
  • Vision/hearing screening services

The services’ neonatal intensive care is involved in world-leading research investigating improved care for pre-term babies, and child health specialists provide a Paediatric Neurology, Oncology and Surgery Outreach Service to DHBs in the South Island and lower half of the North Island.

Page last updated: 12 February 2019

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