CNS’s are registered nurses who are recognised clinical experts within their specialty and are based throughout Canterbury DHB campuses.
A BCN specialist applies advanced knowledge to women with breast cancer at various phases across the continuum of care, including:
Provides care/support & ongoing education for children with complex medical conditions who have been in contact with Paediatric Medical and/or Surgical Services at Christchurch Hospital. Services are provided within the community and involve the children’s family/whanau, relevant community groups and primary care givers.
The Infection Prevention and Control Service is a patient focused service and a key resource providing expert guidance and support to prevent the occurrence and spread of infection. Please contact the service if you need advice or information regarding any aspect of Infection Prevention & Control (IPC). Please also refer to Infection Prevention & Control Policies and Guidelines- our online policy manual Each CDHB hospital and Division is represented by one or more CNS Infection Prevention and Control. Refer to individual details below.
The Christchurch Nephrology Department provides general nephrology, acute dialysis and chronic dialysis (CAPD and home haemodialysis) as well as a Renal Transplant Service. The Nephrology Department is based at Christchurch Hospital. As Clinical Nurse specialists we work in collaboration with the nephrologists and nursing staff. We provide education, support for staff, patients and their whanua/family. Please feel free to contact any of us for more information or advice.
Referrals are accepted from health professionals internally and externally, contact:
Meeting times: 07:30am – 08:00am, fourth Thursday of each month.
Christchurch: Respiratory Seminar Room 2nd Floor Riverside
Burwood: via teleconference Dial in 757785
Ashburton: via teleconference Dial in 757785
Chair: Donna Thompson
Term of reference and minutes are available on request from the chair.
Page last updated: 10 April 2019
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