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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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 Service offers treatment to mothers and primary care givers from Canterbury 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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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 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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Page last updated: 18 December 2018

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