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.

117 health services.

ENT Outpatients (Otolaryngology)

ENT Outpatients is based on the 5th Floor of the Riverside building at Christchurch Hospital.

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Etu Pasifika

Etu Pasifika provide a range of services for the whole family including Mental Health, Addictions & Smoking Cessation Services.

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Extended Hours Pharmacies in Christchurch

Information about extended hours pharmacies in Christchurch and Canterbury.

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Eye Outpatients

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.

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Forensic Mental Health Services

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).

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Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology Department, Christchurch Hospital

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Gynaecologic Oncology

The Gynaecologic Oncology service is based at Christchurch Women’s Hospital. Women with all types and stages of gynaecologic cancer are referred to the service for investigation and treatment.

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Gynaecology

Gynaecology Services provides inpatient, day patient and outpatient treatment for women in the Canterbury region and tertiary services for the South Island.​

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Gynaecology Procedure Unit

The Gynaecology Procedure Unit was previously known as ‘Lyndhurst’…

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Haematology

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.

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He Waka Tapu​

He Waka Tapu​ provide, Whānau Ora, Tāne Ora, Whānau Link, Cervi​cal 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.

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Hereford Centre

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.

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Human Milkbank

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​.

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Hyperbaric Medicine

The Christchurch Hyperbaric Medicine Unit treats a range of conditions ranging from decompression sickness and air embolism through to radiation injury and hypoxic problem wounds.

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Immunology

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.

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Infection Prevention and Control (IP&C)

The Infection Prevention and Control Service provide expert guidance and support to prevent the occurrence and spread of infection.

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Intellectual Disability Liaison Team (IDLT)

This service is for people with an intellectual disability who have been charged with an offence and are subject to a compulsory care order from the courts.

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Intensive Care

Intensive Care is located on the first floor of the Parkside East Building, at Christchurch Hospital.

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Kaikoura Community Maternity Unit

Kaikōura Health (Te Hā o Te Ora) is located approximately two hours’ drive North of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Kia atawhai ki te tangata (Pegasus Health)

Kia atawhai ki te tangata (Pegasus Health) is the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) providing Māori Health Services including Partnership Community Workers and Whānau​ Link.

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Lincoln Community Maternity Unit

Lincoln Maternity Hospital is located approximately 25 minutes’ drive South West of Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Manawhenua Ki Waitaha

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) provide access to CDHB 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.

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Māori Health teams in hospitals

Information about experienced and qualified Māori and non-Māori health workers and registered professionals who are responsive to Māori health needs.

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Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels service provides a freshly cooked hot dinner meal at midday for those that find it difficult to prepare or access a hot meal. 

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Medical Oncology

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.

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Medical Physics & Bioengineering

Medical Physics and Bioengineering provides scientific and technical services for safe, effective, and innovative patient care.

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Moorhouse Medical Centre

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.

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Mothers and Babies Community Services (Outpatients)

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.

 

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Mothers and Babies Mental Health Service

The Mothers and Babies mental health service provides inpatient treatment for mothers or primary care givers.

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Neonatal Service

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 (approximately 20000 square kilometres). 

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Nephrology

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).

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Neurology and Neurosurgery

Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology is a non-surgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery.

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Nuclear Medicine

Specialist services provided by the Christchurch Hospital Nuclear Medicine Department include; Diagnostic Imaging, Radiopharmacy and Radionuclide Therapies.

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Nurse Maude (Hospice Palliative Care)

Specialist palliative care services in the community are provided by the Nurse Maude Hospice Palliative Care Team.

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Nutrition Service

The Nutrition Service is staffed by NZ Registered Dietitians and is available for women using Maternity and Gynaecology Services​.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is the use of treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of patients with a physical, mental or developmental condition.

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Older Persons Community Services

The Community Services within the Older Persons Health Service comprises two interdisciplinary Community Services teams that serve defined geographical areas north-east and south-west.

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Orthopaedic Outpatient Department (The Bone Shop)

The Orthopaedic Outpatient Department is in Christchurch Hospital.

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Outpatient Psychiatric Services for Adults with an Intellectual Disability (PSAID)

The PSAID Community Team provides comprehensive outpatient mental health assessment and treatment.

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Pain Management

The Burwood Pain Management Centre is based at Burwood Hospital. Our aim is to restore functional ability and enable individuals to live as independently as possible despite their pain.

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Page last updated: 12 February 2019

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