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.
The Canterbury DHB Eye Outpatients Department treat people with a serious eye problems, who have been referred to them by an optometrist or a doctor. Please see an after-hours GP if you need urgent treatment.
Forensic services provides specialist care for people who, as a result of mental illness, have seriously offended or are assessed as high risk for serious offending. These include; Te Whare Manaaki, Te Whare Hohou Roko, Te Whare Mauriora and the Forensic Community Team (Te Whare Rangihau).
The Christchurch Haematology Service provides a comprehensive specialist service for patients with blood disorders which include Bone Marrow transplantation, treatment for haematological malignancies, bleeding and thrombotic disorders.
He Waka Tapu provide, Whānau Ora, Tāne Ora, Whānau Link, Cervical and Breast Screening, Alcohol, drug services for ex offenders, Te Hā Waitaha, and Alcohol and Drug residential service for the South Island as well as health other services.
The Hereford Centre offers a range of treatment and support services to individuals with mental health illnesses who experience difficulty in maintaining wellness with previous community mental health services.
Christchurch Women's Hospital's Neonatal Unit (NICU) opened New Zealand's first Human Pasteurised Donor Milk Bank in 2014. The Human Milk Bank is next to the Neonatal Unit on the 4th Floor, Christchurch Women's Hospital.
The Rheumatology and Immunology Service provides inpatient, outpatient, day patient and inter-hospital consultative services for patients with rheumatic disease, primary immunodeficiency and serious allergy.
Manawhenua Ki Waitaha Charitable Trust (MKWCT) provide access to CDHB health scholarships, and are responsible for the appointment of Maori representatives who ensure manawhenua have oversight and influence on the decision making of the Canterbury DHB.
The Canterbury Regional Cancer & Haematology Service (CRCHS) Medical Oncology Department is one of two tertiary centres delivering medical oncology and chemotherapy treatment in the South Island. It is located at on the ground floor of the Christchurch Hospital Oncology building.
If you have an accident, injury or illness that needs urgent medical care, you can just walk into Moorhouse Medical Centre at any time. No appointment is necessary. We are open 8am to 8pm, 7 days, including public holidays.
The Mothers and Babies (Outpatient) Service offers treatment to mothers and primary care givers who have been referred by their general practitioner (GP), other mental health services or medical specialists.
The Canterbury Neonatal Service provides special and intensive care for all babies born in the wider Canterbury region. This region extends to Timaru in the South, Greymouth in the West and Kaikoura in the North.
The Nephrology Department at Christchurch Hospital provides regional nephrology services for people in Canterbury, South Canterbury, and Westland, comprising general nephrology, acute dialysis and chronic dialysis (CAPD and home haemodialysis).