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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Palliative Care

Palliative care is a holistic approach to the care of people with progressive incurable disease, that aims to prevent and relieve suffering.

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Pegasus Health

Pegasus Health is the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) for most Christchurch general practices, plus general practices in Selwyn District.

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Pharmacies in Canterbury and Christchurch

Canterbury Community Pharmacy Group provides a list of Canterbury community pharmacies with their opening hours…

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy often abbreviated PT, is primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential…

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Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the “correction” or restoration of form and function. Plastic surgery includes many types of re-constructive surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns.

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Psychiatric Consultation Service

The Psychiatric Consultation Service provides access to assessment, treatment and advice to hospitals in Christchurch for psychological and psychiatric issues…

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Psychiatric Services for Adults with an Intellectual Disability (PSAID)

The PSAID Inpatient Unit provides treatment of mental health disorders for adults with intellectual disabilities.

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Public Health Nursing Service (PHNS)

Our service offers support to children, young people and their families across all schools in Canterbury with nurses based at some rural facilities.

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Purapura Whetu

Purapura Whetu provides Adult Community Mental Health, Whānau Ora Mental Health, Te Hā Waitaha – Stop Smoking Canterbury and other health services.

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Radiation Oncology

The Radiation Oncology Department provides cancer patients with Radiation Therapy treatment. It is part of the Canterbury Regional Cancer & Haematology Service (CRCHS) at Christchurch Hospital.

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Radiology

The Radiology Department is organised to provide secondary and tertiary radiology services to both people in Canterbury and the wider South Island.

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Rangiora Community Maternity Unit

Rangiora community maternity unit is located within the Rangiora Health Hub and is located approximately 40 minutes’ drive from Christchurch and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Respiratory Services

The Respiratory Department provides specialist care for a wide range of respiratory conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, sleep apnoea and many other conditions.

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Riccarton Clinic

Riccarton Clinic provides triaged walk-in access to medical and accident treatments during our extended hours of operation, from 8am to 8:30pm, weekdays, 9am to 8:30pm, weekends.

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Rural Canterbury PHO

Rural Canterbury PHO provides primary health care services at 18 general practices throughout Canterbury.

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School Based Mental Health Team

The school based mental health team provides a pro-active school based outreach service to support schools.

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Seagar Clinic

Seagar Clinic is an inpatient rehabilitation unit which offers a recovery-based programme that enables people with mental health issues to live fulfilling lives in the community.

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Senior Chef

Senior Chef is a free 8 week cooking course for people aged 65 and over who want to improve their cooking skills…

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Social Work

Social work services are based at Christchurch Hospital and Burwood Hospital. Social workers help patients, and can also assist their families or carers​.​

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Speech Language Therapy

​Speech Language Therapy provides assessment and management to individuals with communication and/or swallowing disorders.​

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Spinal Injury

The Burwood Spinal Unit (BSU) provides services for people with spinal cord impairments caused by accident, illness or congenital abnormalities.

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St George’s Maternity Centre

St. George’s maternity centre is located within the St. George’s Hospital and is located approximately 12 minutes’ drive from Christchurch Women’s Hospital and provides primary birthing care and postnatal maternity services.

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Surgical Service (Burwood Hospital)

​The Burwood Surgical Service is a centre of excellence dedicated primarily to Elective Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation.

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Tangata Atumotu trust

Tangata Atumotu Trust is a Pasifika health provider. Tangata Atumotu Trust work across a wide range of sectors to improve health outcomes for the Pasifika community Canterbury.

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Te Awakura (Adult Acute Inpatient Service)

Te Awakura is a facility for adults with acute mental illness that require 24 hour nursing care. Assessments and treatment are provided by a multidisciplinary team.

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Te Kakakura Trust

Te Kakakura Trust provide Mental Health Residential, Community Support Worker and other health services.

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Te Puawaitanga Ki Ōtautahi Trust

Te Puawaitanga Ki Otautahi Trust provide Tamariki Ora / Well Child, Whānau Support, Parenting Support and other health services.

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Te Roopu Hauora Matua O Waitaha Taiwhenua (Rural Canterbury PHO)

Te Roopu Hauora Matua O Waitaha Taiwhenua (Rural Canterbury PHO) provides Māori and Pasifika health services, including health promotion and support.

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Te Rūnanga O Nga Maata Waka

Te Rūnanga O Nga Maata Waka provide support Services to Mama and their Pēpi (Mothers and Babies).

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Te Tai o Marokura (Kaikoura)

Te Tai o Marokura provide mobile disease state management, Tamariki Ora – Wellchild, Mama & Pēpi, whānau ora, AOD and other health services.

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Te Whare Mahana Whānau Family Accommodation

Te Whare Mahana is an accommodation facility for families of patients receiving treatment at Christchurch Hospital and Christchurch Womens Hospital.

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Tupuna Unit – Extended Care

An inpatient extended care unit which provides 24 hour care and support for people with mental health issues that require a longer stay in hospital than what the acute inpatient unit can provide.

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Urgent Adult Mental Health Services

Single Point of Entry is a person’s initial contact with the mental health services. It streamlines the way people are referred for the Adult Community Mental Health Services they require.

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Urology

Urology focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs.​

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Vaka Tautua

Vaka Tautua deliver community programs and services that provide support especially to older people, those living with disability, and people seeking support for their mental health.

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Vascular, Endovascular & Transplant surgery

The Canterbury DHB performs a full range of Tertiary Vascular, Endovascular and Renal Transplant surgeries.​

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Youth Forensic Team

The Youth Forensic Team provides mental health services for youth aged 10-18 years with moderate to severe mental health issues involved in the Youth Justice System.

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Page last updated: 12 February 2019

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