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Child health

Children’s inpatient wards have moved to Waipapa!

Ward 21 (now Ward B7) and Ward 22 (now Ward A7), PHDU, and CHOC have moved to new locations in the Waipapa building. All new locations are listed on the Christchurch Hospital page and can be viewed on a map of Waipapa.

Our new Children’s wards web pages are currently being updated and we will share them with you soon.

Some children’s health services provided by Canterbury DHB are listed below.

More information about child health services is available in the Child Health Division pages including all Child Health Departments and Units, helpful videos for children and parents going to hospital, Children’s Outpatients Department, Preparing for a child’s hospital stay, Information sheets and pamphlets for parents and children and Child Health visiting hours

13 health services.

A7 Paediatric Medical Ward

You will find all Canterbury Child and Youth Healthcare services listed under Hospital Services and Community Services, you can also find information for children and their parents under patients and carers.

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Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Service

The Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Service helps to improve outcomes for young people aged between 12 and 24 with cancer in New Zealand, by coordinating cancer care with  health professionals, and assisting patients and your families during and after treatment.

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Child & Youth Health

You will find all Canterbury Child and Youth Healthcare services listed under Hospital Services and Community Services, you can also find information for children and their parents under patients and carers.

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Child Development Service

The Child Development Service therapy team is based at Montreal House in Christchurch and includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, a Social Worker, Speech Language Therapist and a Dietitian.

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Child, Adolescent and Family Inpatient Services

A specialist regional (South Island) treatment and assessment service for children and adolescents who have severe psychiatric, emotional, behavioural, or developmental disorders are assessed and/or treated.

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Children in Care Team

A service for children and young people between the ages of 0-12 years who have a confirmed or suspected moderate to severe mental health issue.

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High Care

Children’s High Care on Level 1 is a small 8 bed unit located alongside the ICU. Access to Children’s High Care is via the entrance to the Intensive Care Unit.

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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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LinKIDS

LinKIDS helps connect families to health services in the Canterbury region.

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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.

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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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Page last updated: 19 February 2021

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