Health services directory

Health services provided by Canterbury DHB are listed alphabetically below, if you are visiting a hospital, contact and location information for most services are on our hospitals pages.

You can find a General Practice team by either using our General Practices (GP) map, or by visiting the listings of General Practices on each of the three local Public Health Organisation (PHO) websites.

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24 Hour Surgery

You can go to the 24 Hour Surgery on Madras Street for any urgent medical issue that you would otherwise see your GP for, as well as accident related injuries such as sprains, cuts or broken bones.

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Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Service

The Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Service helps to improve outcomes for young people aged between 12 and 24 with cancer in New Zealand, by coordinating cancer care with  health professionals, and assisting patients and your families during and after treatment.

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Adult Community Mental Health

The Adult Community Mental Health service provides assessment, treatment and support services to adults in the community .Access to Adult Community Mental Health services is via Adult Single Point of Entry (SPOE).

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Adult Community Referral Centre (ACRC) formally SPOE

Many subsidised services are available to help people remain independent and in their own home through the Adult Community Referral Centre (ACRC).

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Anaesthesia

The Department of Anaesthesia provides anaesthesia services in Christchurch Hospitals.

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Anxiety Disorders Service

The Anxiety Disorders Service is a community-based team that provides treatment for people with anxiety disorders.

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Ashburton Community Maternity Unit

Ashburton Maternity Unit is located approximately one hour’s drive from south of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation (AT&R)

The AT&R Unit provides inpatient assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for people with intellectual disabilities and significantly challenging behaviour

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Blood Tests

Blood test services are provided by two laboratories, the hospital based Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL), and community based Canterbury SCL.

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Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Based at Burwood Hospital, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service  (BIRS) is a 12 bed inpatient ward that provides comprehensive rehabilitation for people aged 16 – 65 with brain injuries.

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CAF North Community and Outreach team

This outpatient service provides comprehensive psychiatric assessment and therapeutic intervention for children and adolescents 0-17 years (or older if still at school) in their family context.

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CAF South Community and Outreach team 

This outpatient service provides comprehensive psychiatric assessment and therapeutic intervention for children and adolescents 0-17 years (or older if still at school) in their family context.

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CAFLink (Single Point of Entry)

CAFLink is the Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service ‘single point of entry function’ to mental health services in Canterbury for children, adolescents and their families.

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Canterbury & West Coast Musculoskeletal Service

Canterbury and West Coast Musculoskeletal Service is a publicly funded service for patients with non-urgent musculoskeletal conditions that do not require surgery.

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Canterbury Health Laboratories

​​​Canterbury Health Laboratories provide a complete range of laboratory services for the Canterbury District Health Board.

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Canterbury Regional Cancer and Haematology Service (CRCHS)

The Canterbury Regional Cancer and Haematology Service is comprised of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Haematology, and Palliative Care…

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Cardiology

The Cardiology Day Unit (CDU) and Cardio-Respiratory Integrated Specialist Services (CRISS) are based at Christchurch Hospital.

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Child Haematology and Oncology (CHOC)

CHOC is one of two specialist treatment centres for childhood cancer, the other being Starship Hospital. We care for infants, children and adolescents with cancer, and their families/whanau.

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Child, Adolescent and Family Inpatient Services

A specialist regional (South Island) treatment and assessment service for children and adolescents who have severe psychiatric, emotional, behavioural, or developmental disorders are assessed and/or treated.

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Childen, Adolescent and Family Emergency (CAFEm)

For children and youth mental health emergencies talk to Child, Adolescent, and Family Emergency (CAFEm) : Freephone: (0800) 218 219 (press option 2)

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Children in Care Team

A service for children and young people between the ages of 0-12 years who have a confirmed or suspected moderate to severe mental health issue.

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Christchurch Opioid Recovery Service

The Christchurch Opioid Recovery Service provides case management and opiate maintenance treatment in the community.

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Christchurch PHO

Christchurch PHO represents Riccarton Clinic​, Moorhouse Medical Centre, UC Health Centre​, Ara Health Centre, Korowai Youth Wellbeing Trust and Burnside Medical Centre​.

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Christchurch Sexual Health Service

Christchurch Sexual Health Service a specialist sexual health service offering free and confidential sexual health care including diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) and other related conditions including genital skin conditions and genital pain.

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Christchurch Women’s Hospital Maternity Services

Maternity services are located at Christchurch Women’s Hospital, a seven-level hospital next to Christchurch Hospital in the central city.

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Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)

CNS’s are registered nurses who are recognised clinical experts within their specialty and are based throughout CDHB campuses.

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Community Alcohol and Drug Service

The Community Alcohol and Drug Service provides assessments and outpatient treatment for people that need assistance with moderate to severe alcohol or other drug dependence.

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Community and Public Health (CPH)

Community and Public Health (CPH) provides public health services to those people living in the Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast regions.

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Community Dental Service

We provide free dental care for eligible children living in Canterbury and South Canterbury. We also help teens find a free family dentist.

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Community Health Information Centres (CHIC)

The Community Health Information Centre (CHIC) provides free health resources within Canterbury, South Canterbury and the West Coast.

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Cystic Fibrosis Service

The Canterbury Adult CF Service sees all adults with CF from around the South Island. We are the second largest adult CF service in New Zealand.

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Darfield Community Maternity Unit

Darfield Hospital is located approximately 40 minutes drive from of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Dental Department

The hospital-based Dental Department provides specialist dental care to people from within the Canterbury region.

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Dermatology

The Dermatology Department assesses and treats the skin and skin diseases.

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Diabetes Service

The Diabetes Service provides a community and an outpatient consultation service for patients on referral from general practitioners and other health professionals.

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Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (Totara House)

Specialist assessment, treatment and support provided for young people (18-30) experiencing a first presentation of psychosis

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Eating Disorders Service

The South Island Eating Disorders Service (SIEDS) provides inpatient treatment for people with a diagnosed eating disorder.

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Eating Disorders Service (Outpatients)

The South Island Eating Disorders Service (SIEDS) community team provides outpatient treatment for people with a diagnosed eating disorder.

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Emergency Department at Christchurch Hospital

Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is open for emergency and urgent serious medical issues 24/7. People need to enter ED using a separate external entrance at the far end of Christchurch Hospital’s Parkside East building.

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Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the branch of medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormones. 

Endocrinology is based on ground floor of the Christchurch Outpatients building.

 

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Page last updated: 12 February 2019

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