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.

108 health services.

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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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

For children and youth talk to Child, Adolescent, and Family (CAF) Emergency: 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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Page last updated: 24 October 2018

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