Gynaecology Services provides inpatient, day patient and outpatient treatment for women in the Canterbury region and tertiary services for the South Island. Gynaecology Services provides specialist care for:
Gynaecology Outpatient clinic
Management of early pregnancy complications
Management of post-natal complications
Elective gynaecology surgery
Gynae Oncology (gynaecology cancer) management
Termination of pregnancy services including abortion
Gynaecology patient information
Ground floor, Christchurch Women’s Hospital
Phone: 03 364 4440
Referral from GP required
Management of abnormal smear results
LLETZ treatments are done under local or general anaesthetic
Referral from GP or smear taker required.
1-2 half day clinics are held per week, Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm
Read more information on the Colposcopy section of this page
2nd floor, Christchurch Women’s Hospital
Phone: 03 364 4466
Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus in order to diagnose and treat causes of abnormal bleeding.
Note: Referral from GP required. 1-2 half day clinics are held per week, Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm
Inpatient and outpatient management of acute gynaecological conditions
Early pregnancy assessment clinic
2nd Floor, Christchurch Women’s Hospital
Phone: 03 364 4805
Admission by referral from GP, lead maternity carer (LMC), after hours service or Emergency Department
7.30am – 10.00pm
Seven days a week
Read more information on the Gynaecology Assessment Unit section of this page
The Gynaecology Assessment Unit (GAU) provides 24 hour assessment for acute gynaecological problems including early pregnancy problems up to 22 weeks.
Gynaecology Assessment Unit (GAU)
Phone: 03 364 4805
Colposcopy is a procedure used to assess cervical abnormalities using a colposcope. This is an outpatient procedure. New patients require a 30 minute appointment. Follow-up patients require a 15 minute appointment.
The Colposcopy Department provides colposcopy assessment, treatment of abnormal cervical cells and post-treatment follow up.
Family Planning Association
Christchurch Women’s Prison
Transfers from other area
To confirm or reschedule an appointment, phone 03 364 4466.
Colposcopy is looking at your cervix through a colposcope. The examination is similar to having a cervical smear test.
You are welcome to bring a support person to your appointment.
Christchurch Women’s Hospital
2 Riccarton Ave
Page last updated: 25 March 2019
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